Category: LGBTQ Rights

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The WISE LGBTQ+ Rights Huddle is advocating for the implementation of an Anne Arundel County Public Schools policy that will provide better protections for LGBTQ+ students, including a specific anti-bullying policy, required training for teachers and staff, and improved resources for students.To show the…

Can you attend and provide testimony this Monday at the County Council meeting about why you think fair housing is important for Anne Arundel County?

COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING MONDAY, JULY 1 AT 7:00 PM Arundel Center – Council Chambers44 Calvert StreetAnnapolis, MD 21401  Councilwoman Sarah Lacey has introduced a bill on fair housing and it needs our support.  Can you attend and provide testimony on why you think fair…

SCHOOL SYSTEM TO HOST SECOND COMMUNITY CONVERSATION ABOUT ACCEPTANCE AND INCLUSION

As part of an ongoing effort to continue the dialogue and work toward creating climates free of hate and bigotry, Anne Arundel County Public Schools will host its second community meeting at Central Middle School later this month. As was the case at the…

Rally THIS Saturday in Annapolis at 11 for mental health awareness, funding and reducing the stigma – Our Minds Matter!

More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1713766622102376/?ti=icl Following Rally, there will be a workshop from 1-2. More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/919005778456686/?ti=icl

Talk Saves Lives 4/24/19 6-8pm at AACC. Please join us, please share.

Please join us and please share! Link to Facebook event here

Visit the County Executive’s budget planner, please.

County Executive Pittman’s budget tool is posted on the AA Co web site and  is not only great for figuring out the impacts of different spending and revenue options, it’s got the ability to Submit your preferred combination. The Capital reported last week that…

Private schools should not receive public money and discrimination against people! Please call!

BILL THAT NEEDS TO GET A HEARING: The following bill did not get a veto-proof majority in the House, and needs to get a hearing established in the Senate.  Please note that the bill number is a House bill numbers because these are the…

Do you think private schools that discriminate should receive public funds? If not, please make these calls today!

SB0848. prohibits non-public schools that receive public funding from discriminating against students who are disabled, LGBTQ+, and other protected classes. It is stuck in Committee and we MUST get it moving! Please make these calls today, if you cannot call them all, please call the…

It’s time to end Maryland’s Private School Voucher system. Sign now.

From the ACLU: **It’s unacceptable that Maryland Governor Hogan is pushing to spend millions more on the “BOOST” voucher program for students to attend private schools, most with religious curriculums and some that have had explicit anti-LGBTQ policies. Tell your legislators to stop the…

Tell Gov Hogan we don’t want taxpayers dollars to fund discrimination!

From the Maryland ACLU: Our taxpayer dollars should go to schools that don’t discriminate against students, especially LGBTQ students and students with disabilities. Public funds should go to public schools. But once again, Governor Larry Hogan is pushing to divert millions more from the…