Monday, March 4, 2024

Baltimore Activist Alert -- March 5 - 6, 2024

24] Vote Uncommitted campaign – March 5

25] Palestine in Focus – March 5 - 6

26] Abolition Working Group biweekly meeting – March 5

27] Criminal justice legislation – March 5

28] Free Guantanamo prisoners – March 6


24]The DSA National Electoral Commission [] endorses the Vote Uncommitted campaign.  On Tues., March 5 from 1 to 8 PM ET, join a phone bank to tell Minnesota voters to cast a ballot for Vote Uncommitted for a Ceasefire in the presidential primary to send a message to Joe Biden: Ceasefire NOW! The Minnesota primary is March 5th. Sign up at

25] -- Friends of Sabeel North America [] wants your involvement on Tues., March 5 at 6 PM ET for Palestine in Focus at Busboys and Poets, 450 K St. NW, WDC 20001. The Stones Cry Out is an interfaith call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire by faith leaders who have recently returned from Palestine. These leaders and organizers have publicly demanded a change to US policy and immediate end the genocide in the Gaza Strip. The faith leaders will also call for the release of all hostages and a massive infusion of humanitarian relief for the suffering Palestinians and the rebuilding of the Gaza Strip without a future military occupation by Israel. Visit at

  Then on Wed., March 6 at noon at the White House, gather with the Stones Cry Out Delegation as it returns from Palestine. The Stones Cry Out Delegation is a group of 23 American church leaders and activists, including FOSNA board members Diane Dulin and Mary Segall, representing a dozen different Christian denominations turning witness into action. After the vigil, meet with members of Congress.  Lastly, gather for an interfaith service of Lament at Calvary Baptist Church, 755 8th St. NW, WDC 20001 at 7 PM ET. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib will be there.

26] --   The Metro DC DSA [] on Tues., March 5 from 6 to 7 PM ET is holding an Abolition Working Group biweekly meeting.  A link to attend this virtual event will be emailed upon RSVP at

Discuss strategy and planning. This event is open to both DSA Members and supporters. Email

27] -- Progressive Maryland’s Returning Citizens Task Force & Black Workers Center are following the legislative session in Annapolis as there are quite a few bills addressing the criminal justice system and reentry needs.  Some of these face opposition, all of them need support. The next RCTF meeting is on Tues., March 5 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.  Discuss these bills and how best to support them. Join via Zoom at

28] – Helen Schietinger [] is inviting you to an event on Wed., March 6 at 11 AM on Pennsylvania Avenue at the White House to Free Guantanamo Prisoners. Witness against Torture is calling out for folks to join the international monthly vigil to free all Guantanamo prisoners cleared for release and demand justice for all Muslim men ever held in Guantanamo prison. Go to

To be continued.

Donations can be sent to Max Obuszewski, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 431 Notre Dame Lane, Apt. 206, Baltimore, MD 21212.  Ph.: 410-323-1607; Email: mobuszewski2001 [at] Go to

"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class has had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and everything to lose--especially their lives." Eugene Victor Debs

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