We provide a platform of information for women of diverse views to come together and promote the values and rights that promote inclusivity, fairness and safety in our communities.

WISE Huddles

We vow to turn our collective energy into action to advocate indivisibly on a range of issues particularly at the local level. We have a clear mission statement and 12 issues-based minihuddles that act on our priorities at many levels.

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Year of the Woman: Record 50 plus file for 2018 candidacy in Anne Arundel

WISE is quoted in today’s Capital Gazette about the record 50 plus women who filed for candidacy in 2018. The article notes WISE’s 2018 Year of the Women kick off event held on Jan. 15, 2018. WISE invited ALL women candidates to attend the meeting and provided an opportunity to introduce themselves and mingle with those in attendance after a presentation of NGO’s discussing the legislative priorities WISE is supporting for 2018.

The Women’s March Returns to New York City – The New Yorker

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-womens-march-returns-to-new-york-city The Women’s March Returns to New York City By Amanda Petrusich January 20, 2018 For organizers of the first Women’s March on Washington, which took place on January 21, 2017, the day after Donald Trump’s Inauguration, harnessing the burst of acute…

Daily Call to Action – Mark your calendars to attend

Please plan to attend to wonderfully informative event. KNOW before you VOTE! UNDER THE RADAR June 19th from 6:30-8:30 Asbury United Methodist Church 87 West Street, Annapolis What do these elected officials on local ballots actually do and how does…

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Daily Call to Action: Sign the Petition – No styrofoam in Anne Arundel County! Share on Facebook and email at least 10 friends.

Here are the links to the petition and Facebook: https://petitions.moveon.org/sign/anne-arundel-county-eps?source=n.tw.p https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=trash%20free%20maryland Please spread this info far and wide in AA County. We NEED YOU to make this happen! Background Expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam food packaging is a major component of…

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Daily Call to Action: NO tethering dogs in AA County! Please contact your county councilman to support this Bill!

The Anne Arundel County Council had a hearing last Monday for legislation introduced by Councilman Grasso to ban all unsupervised tethering (supervised is defined as the dog being under direct observation, e.g. someone is outside with the dog), ban tethering…

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