Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Baltimore Activist Alert -- March 7, 2024

35] India under Modi – March 7

36] Phone Zap for juvenile justice – March 7

37] US South Korea Alliance – March 7

38] Reclaim Renewable Energy Act (HB166) March 7

39] Medicare for All – March 7

40] Call Pennsylvania voters – March 7

41] State of the Union rally – March 7

42] Lower Shore Progressive Caucus meeting March 7

43] Seeking Women’s Health Justice – March 7

44] Campaign to Victory call – March 7

45] Join DSA phone bank for Uncommitted – March 7


35] Where is India, the World’s Largest Democracy, headed?  As India gears up for the May elections, the prevailing sentiment suggests Narendra Modi’s reelection is imminent, reaffirming his statesmanship and aspirations for great-power status. However, beneath the surface lies a historic narrative of political and cultural pluralism being overshadowed by the populist majoritarian ideology. On Thurs., March 7 at 8 AM ET, Reset Dialogues will host an online roundtable which aims to dissect the implications of Modi’s triumphalism, the erosion of India’s federal system, and how this will this impact India’s international aspirations.  RSVP at

36]Jews United for Justice [] need your help on Thurs., March 7 starting at 8 AM to join a Phone Zap For Justice. Urge state leaders to say NO to Fox News fearmongering. Youth Justice is on the line in Annapolis as current anti-youth justice bills advance in the Senate. One of those bills – SB744/HB184 – would undermine youth justice reforms like the Juvenile Justice Reform Act that our partners fought hard for in previous years. However, legislators still have an opportunity to amend the bill to work toward youth justice, instead of rolling back crucial protections for children.

 Join the “Phone Zap”, a day of action where elected officials are called as much as possible (think every 10 minutes) and put pressure on them to amend SB744/HB814.  Sign up for a call time and check out the call script here:

37]The GW Institute for Korean Studies [] is inviting you to a Korea Policy Forum, The United States-South Korea Alliance on Thurs., March 7 at 12:30 PM. This is a hybrid Book Talk with Scott Snyder at Elliott School for International Affairs, Room 505, 1957 E ST NW, WDC.  You can also join by Zoom:

38]Round 2 of the Reclaim Renewable Energy Act (HB166) has a hearing date on Thurs., March 7 at 1 PM before the Economic Matters Committee chaired by CT Wilson. To gain press attention around this event, and garner community support, the RREA coalition will host a Press Conference/Rally at 11 AM at Lawyers Mall. If you would like more information about this, please reach out to SirJames at

39] – Healthcare-NOW! [] is doing a training about the healthcare system on Thurs., March 7 at 2 PM – Medicare for All. Learn how storytelling is critical to building a movement for Medicare for All and practice talking about your own experiences with the healthcare system. These trainings will continue through April 4. REGISTER at

40] – On Thurs., March 7 from 4 to 6 PM ET, join a Field Team 6 phone bank to help register Dems in Pennsylvania 07 to Elect Susan Wild. This will continue through March 28.  This Sign up at

 You will be contacting eligible voters (likely Democrats) in Pennsylvania!  Make sure people are registered to vote, and that they can vote safely from home, is a super-effective way to make a difference. Turn voices into votes! All training provided!

41] –Jewish Voice for Peace [] will join a mass rally on Thurs., March 7 at 6 PM ET at the White House during the State of the Union. Biden will probably affirm U.S. support for the Israeli government’s unspeakable genocide of Palestinians. The rally will reject Biden’s support for genocide and demand a permanent ceasefire now. RSVP at

42]The Lower Shore Progressive Caucus [] is holding a meeting on Thurs., March 7 at 6:30 PM ET.  Members will have the chance to cast their endorsement vote for several key races in Maryland. While members vote, they will have the chance to hear from two special guests to speak on vital women's rights legislation happening in Maryland: Delegate Edith Patterson, Chair of Women Legislators of Maryland, and Mary Ann Gorman, Maryland National Organization for Women.  You can join in person at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Salisbury or attend virtually. RSVP at

43] – MAPA [] is holding a webinar on Thurs., March 7 at  7 PM -- Seeking Women’s Health Justice - At the Crossroads.  RSVP at

 The federal budget for women’s health is negligent. This is because our government is more concerned with manufacturing crises so they can continue building endless weapons of war than addressing the actual security concerns of Americans, namely the crumbling of our public health infrastructure that prevents health professionals from doing their jobs. If we want to achieve equitable health services for women, we must address and dismantle the rampant militarization of our society. From the current confusing hodgepodge of women’s health care, we see that women have never had the role of power deciders. It is time for women’s health advocates to re-energize to combat all barriers to women’s health justice.

44] –Progressive Democrats of America [] is holding a Campaign to Victory Call on Thurs., March 7 at 8 PM ET.  Do a Debrief of Super Tuesday, Revel in the Wins, and Lay Out the Plans for the Next Victories Coming March 17. RSVP at

All Progressive Caucus members (Lloyd Doggett, Greg Cesar, Jasmine Crockett, Veronica Escobar, Sylvia Garcia Joaquin Castro, and Sheila Jackson-Lee) will be on the ballot in the general in November! A perfect sweep, there, and several of the Democratic primary winners look like Dems we can work with, even if they aren't full-throated Medicare for All, Green New Deal, 21st Economic Bill of Rights, or Ceasefire supporters YET. And Caucus members Valerie Foushee and Alma Adams in NC will also be on the ballot in November!

And while it's still too early to call several of the races in California, Progressive Caucus members John Garamendi, Mark DeSaulnier, Jimmy Panetta, Judy Chu, Brad Sherman, Ted Lieu, Linda Sanchez, Mark Takano, Maxine Waters, Nanett Barragan, Sara Jacobs, Juan Vargas, Mike Levin, and future Caucus member Derek Marshall have all made it through the primary as of this writing.

45] -- The DSA National Electoral Commission [] informed us that in Minnesota, Uncommitted won 19.6% of votes and 4 delegates. Voters around the country are telling Joe Biden and the Democratic establishment that they stand in solidarity with Palestinians and there must be a permanent ceasefire to end Israel's genocidal war on the people of Gaza.

 Next up for the Uncommitted campaign is the Washington presidential primary on Tues., March 12th.  Phone bank on Thurs., March 7 from 9 to 11:30 PM. RSVP at

To be continued.

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"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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