Category: WISE Criminal Justice Huddle News


Podcast from the ACLU: the key to ending mass incarceration

The United States sends more people to prison or jail than any other nation in the world.  Donald Trump pledged to be tough on crime, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has pushed to reinvigorate the war on drugs. They’re contributing to the mass incarceration crisis, but…

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Daily Call to Action: Celebration on August 23rd at 7pm at Old Fox Books and Coffeehouse in Annapolis for the culmination of the book drive for women’s prison and teen detention center

Women’s Prison and Teen Detention Center Book Drive Come Join WISE’s Criminal Justice Reform Huddle and Maryland Reentry Resource Center as we celebrate the culmination of our Book Drive for the Women’s Prisons and Teen Detention Centers with music, friends,…

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Daily Call to Action: Rally tonight with NAACP at US Supreme Court

From the NAACP: Tonight, President Trump will announce his pick to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court. This is a move that will threaten to shift the balance of power on the Court to the far-right. We…

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Daily Call to Action – Consider donating to the book drive and please share the info with friends.

Women’s Prison and Youth Detention Center Book Drive Here is a link to the list: https://marylandwisewomen.com/2018/06/19/womens-prison-book-drive/ Who: ​Collaboration between WISE and Maryland Reentry Resource Center Book drive for Maryland Women’s Prison and Youth Detentions Center Severna Park: 1. Big Bean…

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Women’s Prison Book Drive

WISE is having a book drive for the Women’s prison and Juvenile Detention Center.  Below are three lists of requested books: one generated by the WISE Criminal Justice Reform and Women’s Prison Support Huddles; one requested by the Women’s Prison;…

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Maryland Legislative report from ACLU

This year, as with most, was a mixed bag for civil rights and civil liberties in Maryland, with both huge victories and disappointing losses.  Over the 90-day legislative session, the ACLU of Maryland gave testimony on over 200 bills and…

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Today’s Daily Action #3 – Maryland desperately needs Criminal Justice Reform. We desperately need you to call to help!

We need you to give your State Senator a call today–this morning. Please ask your Senator to Support SB1156. SUPER IMPORTANT! If you are D33, Senator Reilly – 410-841-3568. If not, find your Senator here: For contact information on your…

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Daily Action #2 – We MUST stop Maryland from moving backwards! STOP bad crime bill that ignores all of the data on how to actually reduce crime! PLEASE call.

Action Alert from MAJR! Oppose Tough-on-Crime Legislation! Action Request:  Please contact your House delegates (If you go to http://mdelect.net and put in your address, you can then click on the names of your Delegates for contact information.) and ask them to…

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Daily Call to Action – we need criminal justice reform, not more of the same failed laws!

Call to Action! Call Delegate Malone (410-841-3510) and ask him to VOTE NO on SB1222! If you are not in District 33, check list to see if you have a rep on Judiciary committee (list attached) and call and say…

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Today’s Daily Call to Action: Contact House Judiciary Committee

Please call Chair Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., (410) 841-3488 to oppose and support the following bills. Please also call if you have a Representative on the Committee (District 33 Delegate Malone 410-841-3510) to check other districts, click here: http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/com/05jud.html Criminal…

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