Sunday, April 7, 2024

Baltimore Activist Alert -- April 8 - 19, 2024

21] Fast for a ceasefire – April 8

22] Christians for a Free Palestine action – April 8

23] Picket at German embassy – April 8

24] The FBI Whistleblowers of 1971– April 8

25] Meet & Greet with Trone – April 8

26] Discussion on Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act – April 8

27] Missing Peace Monday – April 8

28] Canada banned weapons to Israel – April 8

28] Webinar on Earth Day April 8

29] Ceasefire Now! Grassroots Advocacy Days – April 9 - 19

30] Legislative debrief – April 9

31] Mobile Bike Shop – April 9

32] Russia out of Ukraine – April 9

33] Phone bank for uncommitted vote – April 9

34] Jerusalem Youth Chorus – April 9


21] – On Mon., April 8, Quakers for Peace in Palestine and Israel is inviting friends to join them in a day of fasting in solidarity with Gaza: "Together we will bear witness to the starvation that is being inflicted on the people of Gaza. We hope the experience will connect us to the Light and Power that take away the occasion of war." RSVP at,away%20the%20occasion%20of%20war.

  From noon to 1 PM, Contact Congress - Ask for a Ceasefire and access to all Humanitarian Aid in Gaza.  From 6 to 7 PM ET, there is a virtual worship sharing. Email

22] – The Christians for a Free Palestine are engaging in an action on Tues., April 9. Max and Janice will join the peaceful action. This will be a peaceful action calling for an immediate, permanent ceasefire in Gaza. Hundreds more Christians will hold a public peace service, praying, and singing while their loved ones take peaceful action. On Monday, April 8, Christians for a Free Palestine will host a training in Washington, DC to prepare all those who plan to take peaceful action. Register at

23] – On Mon., April 8 from 2 to 2:45 PM, CODEPINK to Picket at the German embassy & Call on US & Germany to STOP Arming Israel's Genocide in Gaza & Restore Relief Funding to UNRWA in Gaza. The German Embassy is in Washington at 4645 Reservoir Road NW. Contact Marcy Winograd [].

24] – The Ellsberg Initiative for Peace and Democracy [] is continuing its Conference 2024 entitled Public Interest Whistleblowing on Mon., April 8  from 4 to 5:30 PM ET. Join the webinar The FBI Whistleblowers of 1971.  In early 1971 a small group of dedicated antiwar activists broke into an FBI office in Media, PA and stole records proving that the Bureau was engaged in criminal efforts to harass, punish, and silence political dissenters. Join a discussion with one of the burglars, the journalist who broke the story, and a former member of the Black Panthers. RSVP at

25] – On Mon., April 8 at 6 PM ET, join a Meet & Greet with David Trone, hosted by the South County Democratic Club.  Learn about his campaign for Senate, and challenge him about the US Empire, military and nuclear weapons spending and why he supports AIPAC. RSVP at

26] – On Mon., April 8 at 6:30 PM ET, Stomp Out Slumlords and the George Washington University Socialist Action Initiative will be hosting a panel discussion on Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act as a part of the citywide fight to defend it. This panel will be held at 1957 E St. NW, Room 113. Dinner and iftar will be provided and all members of the community are invited. RSVP at

27] – CODEPINK [] wants you to join in for Missing Peace Monday on April 8 at 8 PM ET.  These' Community Calls are important in times like these, staying connected and sharing strategy is crucial in uniting to demand a ceasefire in Gaza and an end to the Israeli occupation in Palestine. Discuss the upcoming plans for Earth Day 2024! Visit the Earth Day 2024 Landing Page ahead of time and get ready to take action! RSVP at

28] – The Eco Action Committee of the Green Party of the U.S. will hold its annual webinar on Earth Day to May Day on Mon., April 8 at 8 PM ET. The event is co-sponsored by the Peace Action Committee (GPAX) of GPUS. The Earth Day to May Day theme highlights the interconnection between critical issues such as climate change, environmental justice, worker and immigrant rights, peace, anti-racism, and biodiversity. Issues to be addressed during the webinar include an Eco socialist Green New Deal; climate emergency; climate and the military; biodiversity / Rights of Nature; and immigration. Speakers will include Mark Dunlea of Eco Action; Haig Hovaness of GPAX: Marlón Duran, Green Party of Texas; and, Marci Henzi of Pennsylvania Green Party. Register at

29] – Ceasefire Now! Grassroots Advocacy Days are Tues., April 9 through Wed., April 19. Nobody should wait until April to demand a permanent ceasefire now, no military aid to Israel, and reversing the ban on funding UNRWA to get badly needed humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza. But Peace Action and a growing grassroots network including UFPJ are planning ahead to build participation for Congressional Advocacy Days April 9 - 19. We HAVE to make Congress act! Please join for meetings on Capitol Hill, or online, to educate Members of Congress and their staff and to advocate for pathways to peace and justice. Plans include April 15 Tax Day actions in Washington, DC and nationally. To amplify our Advocacy Days, we plan to add Call-in Days and social media promotion, with information to come soon. Sign up here:

30] – Maryland LCV [] is holding a review on Tues., April 9 from noon to 12:45 PM ET. Hear about how the environment fared this legislative session. “Sine die” or the last day of the Maryland General Assembly legislative session, is April 8. Join a debrief about the outcomes and reflect on the successes and learn about what bills didn’t make it out of the session and why.  Register at

31] -- There is a Mobile Bike Shop at Lake Montebello at Whitman Drive on Tues., April 9 from 4 to 7 PM ET. Visit

32] – Join the Baltimore Nonviolence Center on Tues., April 9 from 5 to 5:30 PM ET at 33rd and N. Charles Sts. The invasion of Ukraine has the potential to become a war extending throughout Europe.  Putin has destroyed Aleppo and Grozny and has threatened the use of nuclear weapons.  Russian soldiers were sent into the area around the contaminated and still radioactive Chernobyl nuclear plant. Now they are stationed in the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe.   Contact Max at mobuszewski2001 at Comcast dot net or 410-323-1607.

33] – 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 Tues., April 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM ET. RSVP at

34] -- The Jerusalem Youth Chorus <> is traveling around the country.  The eighteen singers will visit and perform in Washington, D.C. on Tues., April 9 at 7 PM hosted at and by the Adas Israel Congregation, 2850 Quebec St. NW, WDC 20008. 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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