Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Baltimore Activist Alert -- March 6, 2024

29] Watch a clemency hearing Freedom to Leave Act – March 6

30] Free Guantanamo prisoners – March 6

31] Unauthorized Support of Israeli Settlement Activity hearing – March 6

32] Join Team ENOUGH – March 6

33] NoVA Abolition working group meeting – March 6

34] Progressive Issues Activism March 6


29] – Watch Michael Smith's Clemency Hearing in Oklahoma on Wed., March 6 at 10 AM ET. To attend by Zoom, go to https://doc-ok.zoomgov.com/j/1606586811 The webinar ID is 160 658 6811.

30] – Helen Schietinger [h.schietinger@verizon.net] 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 https://www.andyworthington.co.uk/2024/02/07/held-for-1000-days-since-being-approved-for-release-from-guantanamo-uthman-abd-al-rahim-muhammad-uthman/)

31] – Check out this Invitation for a Zoom Meeting about HB1124 - Civil Actions - Nonprofit Organizations - Unauthorized Support of Israeli Settlement Activity (Not on Our Dime Act) to be heard by the Judiciary Committee on Wed., March 6 at 1 PM.  Please click the Zoom link below to access the committee meeting: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fzoom.us%2Fj%2F82766995368&data=05%7C02%7C%7C543571a3359e4263e34d08dc3d19eaef%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C638452428728398188%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C0%7C%7C%7C&sdata=%2B39mOFEC0UHvPdHqivzq7%2BvGVJv3tbuOITCBjPoxTVc%3D&reserved=0  Please review the Committee Witness Guidelines for the Judiciary Committee.

32]Are you a young person between 13 and 25 years old who is interested in taking action around preventing gun violence? On Wednesdays, including March 6, from 6 to 7 PM ET, join a Team ENOUGH welcome session to learn more about the different ways you can engage.  Team ENOUGH is a youth-led program whose mission is to educate young voices about gun violence and mobilize them to take meaningful action against it. Supported by Brady United, it harnesses the expertise and experience of today’s youth to advance intersectional work across the country. It will continue through Dec. 18. RSVP at https://www.mobilize.us/mobilize/event/425528/?followup_modal_context=nonexclusive_newsletter_closest

33] –The Northern Virginia Democratic Socialists of America [novabranch@mdcdsa.org] want you to know about the NoVA Abolition working group which works to challenge oppressive institutions and imagine the capacities for community care.  It meets every other Wednesday. If you’re interested in getting involved with this work, the next working group meeting is on Wed., March 6 at 7 PM ET. Please fill out the interest form in advance and you will be plugged in:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEcShQX51IL2Z1sNff7bqiYz68vAtPjUxpTuIrfvAK8iBDqA/viewform

34] – On Wed., March 6 from 8 to 9 PM ET, People Power United is meeting to discuss Progressive Issues Activism. RSVP at https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItcOquqDMtG9QvSbJ08teq4zp3WfyHCVgi?utm_source=substack&utm_medium=email#/registration

Discuss what is the issue, what's at stake, and how to propel action for Voting Rights, Gun Safety Reform, Healthcare, Human Rights, Equal Rights, End Corporate Rule, Stop Global Warming, Voter Access Protection & Election Integrity, Economic and Social Justice. This is a group of people who believe in the possibility of change and work to make it happen.

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] comcast.net. Go to http://baltimorenonviolencecenter.blogspot.com/.

"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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