Category: Poverty

Write the County Council to ask them to reject AACPS transportation cuts!

Write the County Council to ask them to reject AACPS transportation cuts! The Board narrowly voted to cut ALL the new transportation positions from the budget that were supposed inefficiencies that, according to an independent evaluation, could save AACPS millions of dollars and improve… Continue Reading “Write the County Council to ask them to reject AACPS transportation cuts!”

Food donations needed – AA County

County Executive Pittman Appeals for Food Donations Area food banks serving 200% more residents during COVID-19 emergency Annapolis, Md. (April 9, 2020) Today, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman visited the Anne Arundel Food Bank to thank volunteers for their hard work and to… Continue Reading “Food donations needed – AA County”

Can you help by donating some supplies? Drop off in Severna Park

From the coordinator of the Lighthouse shelter: I reached out to Department of Social Services and the Homeless Coordinator, and they have requested the following items: Cleaning supplies (specifically Lysol/Clorox) Hand sanitizer (any sizes) Toilet paper Microwaveable foods Thermometers Kids healthy snacks… (Approx 60)… Continue Reading “Can you help by donating some supplies? Drop off in Severna Park”

Let’s get the Blueprint signed! Please help!

Things are moving quickly! The House has now officially passed (96-38) the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future and the next stop is Governor Hogan. We need to urge Governor Hogan to sign this legislation as quickly as possible We need your help to encourage him… Continue Reading “Let’s get the Blueprint signed! Please help!”

TODAY- YOU can make a difference for women and children, please do! Contact you Reps!

As you may have heard the House and Senate are holding a marathon of sessions this weekend to try to wrap up as many bills as possible in the face of closures from the corona virus. They have sent their staff homes and are… Continue Reading “TODAY- YOU can make a difference for women and children, please do! Contact you Reps!”

Support Due Process for Children!

From the Maryland ACLU: There is only one month left of the 2020 Maryland General Assembly session. We need your help to get a committee vote on one our priority bills – due process for children. Every day in Maryland, children entangled in the… Continue Reading “Support Due Process for Children!”

Women as Climate Justice Champions Join Dining for Women, Peace is Loud, UNICEF USA, and Women of Peace Corps Legacy on March 8 for an International Women’s Day celebration, “Women as Climate Justice Champions”. Livestream The impacts of climate change are not evenly distributed around the world, and they… Continue Reading “”

Please post your support NOW for the Blueprint for Maryland’s future!

A sea of blue shirts rallied at the capital this morning to hear Brit Kirwan speak and support the big bill with the 10-year implementation of the recommendations of the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education (HB1300/SB1000).  This bill had a quadruple hearing in front… Continue Reading “Please post your support NOW for the Blueprint for Maryland’s future!”

Contact your Rep on House Judiciary today to support Women’s Prerelease Center

The bill to create a women’s pre-release unit for women preparing to return to the community after incarceration is on the move and will be heard in the House’s judiciary committee tomorrow, February 18 at 1 p.m. If you are in District 33, please… Continue Reading “Contact your Rep on House Judiciary today to support Women’s Prerelease Center”

Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Summit

Delegate Alice Cain and other supporters of full funding for the Kirwan recommendations  (Blueprint for MD) for education reform are sponsoring a summit from 2-5pm on Dec 7th.  Please spread the word, and attend if you can! Register at: tinyurl.com/AABlueprintSummit Only 40% of Maryland… Continue Reading “Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Summit”