Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Baltimore Activist Alert -- April 11, 2024

43] Film Garden of Remembering – April 11

44] Training about the healthcare system – April 11

45] Mobile Bike Law – April 11

46] Mayoral Transportation Forum – April 11

47] Phone bank virtually for Terri Hill for Congress – April 11

48] DSA meeting – April 11

49] Communications Committee virtual meeting April 11

50] Vote uncommitted – April 11

51] Stop the Money Pipeline – April 11

52] Deep canvassing training – April 11


43]Green America is hosting an online webinar series throughout April. On Thurs., April 11 at 3 PM ET, see a film showing of Garden of Remembering, and hear a Q&A with filmmakers. Watch this beautiful and sanguine short film, and you'll leave with positive, hopeful feelings about the power of gardening. Hear from the award-winning filmmaker Dante Downey and the film's subject, Will Hasell.  RSVP at

 Everyone who registers will receive a link to the recording! Will Hasell makes a difference in his community with a small garden that he started in his front yard. He grows food and provides a free seed library and compost program for the community, and he hopes to inspire others to start their own gardens. Email

44] – Healthcare-NOW! [] is doing a training about the healthcare system on Thurs., March 28 at 2 PM – Telling your healthcare story. 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 May 2. REGISTER at

45] –There is a Mobile Bike Shop at Druid Hill Park, Baltimore 21217 on Thurs., April 11 from 4 to 7 PM ET. Visit

46] –Bikemore [] hopes you will attend on Thurs., April 11 from  6 to 8 PM ET the Mayoral Transportation Forum at The Real News Network studios, 231 Holliday St., Baltimore 2120 with Sheila Dixon, Brandon Scott, Thiru Vignarajah, and Bob Wallace.  A ticket and a COVID-19 vaccination are required for attendance. Masking is strongly encouraged. RSVP at

47] – On Thurs., April 11 from 6 to 8 PM ET, phone bank virtually for Terri Hill for Congress. After you RSVP, the Zoom link will provided. RSVP at

If you have any questions, please reach out to Carly Colby (Campaign Manager) Del. Hill has been a Maryland State Delegate since 2015. She currently represents District 12A. As Delegate, Dr. Hill has leveraged her background in medicine, engineering and business to fight for quality of life issues. Now, she’s running for Congress in Maryland’s 3rd District to ensure the hard won rights we’ve enjoyed are not lost on future generations. Help us put this doctor in the House! The phone banking will continue each Thursday through May 9 from 6 to 8 PM ET.

48] – On Thurs., April 11 from 6:30 to 7:45 PM ET, the Northern Virginia DSA will hold a hybrid monthly organizing meeting at the Sterling Library, 22330 S. Sterling Blvd., Suite A117 [Meeting Room A], Sterling, VA 20164. The APRIL meeting theme is the 2024 Election. At this monthly meeting, the group will welcome new members and discuss current actions and campaigns, as well as any current issues from the communities and allied organizations. You may join in person or virtually via Zoom. RSVP at

You must be vaxxed/boosted to join all in-person events. There is extra hand sanitizer and face masks provided at all branch meetings.

49] –On Thurs., April 11 at 6:30 PM ET, there will be a Lower Shore Progressive Caucus Communications Committee virtual meeting. Help decide what the progressive movement should do. These meetings will continue through Thurs., Dec. 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM ET.  RSVP at

50] – Maryland voters are saying loud and clear that President Biden can count us out in the May 14th Democratic Primary. We are selecting UNCOMMITTED on the ballot as a protest, to let him know we won’t stand with him as he funds more war and genocide in Gaza. In order to reach as many voters as possible, we need to contact hundreds of thousands of Maryland voters. Before you get started, we'll reach out and schedule a quick training/intro call. Sign up for a shift on Thurs., April 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM ET. RSVP at

51] – Stop the Money Pipeline [] on Thurs., April 11 at 7:30 PM ET will hold an organizing call about Direct Action to end fossil fuel financing.   On April 24th and April 25th, the group is going to engage in disruptive, nonviolent direct action to help end financing for fossil fuels. The actions will involve hundreds of people engaging in mass civil [sic] disobedience.  Max would suggest calling it civil resistance. To join the call, RSVP at

52] – The Indivisible Team [] is inviting you to Learn to change hearts and minds with Powering Progress’ Intro to Deep Canvassing on Thurs., April 11 at 8 PM ET.   Deep canvassing is a proven, research-based method for organizing conversations that persuade people and create long lasting change of hearts and minds. It focuses on non-judgmental listening, story-sharing, empathetic curiosity, and reflecting back in order to move people on the most pressing issues of our day. Join Indivisible and the Deep Canvass Institute for a 101 training on the basics of this conversation method. RSVP at

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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