Category: Poverty

Please act for families facing eviction

MORE THAN 2,500 MARYLAND FAMILIES HAVE BEEN EVICTED SINCE JULY AND THE COURTS HAVE JUST REOPENED. WITHOUT ACTION, 200k+ FAMILIES COULD FACE EVICTION!!! Please follow this link to show your support for the three relevant bills that need help getting out of committee this… Continue Reading “Please act for families facing eviction”

Action needed TODAY

From Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform (MAJR) Please Send email to Judiciary and Judicial Proceedings Maryland’s legislative session is short – only 90 days. And we are over halfway through. One important deadline looms: the Committee Reporting Date, March 16 – next Tuesday. On… Continue Reading “Action needed TODAY”

Please support the Transit Safety and Investment Act

Please support the Transit Safety and Investment Act. Please share and please contact your Senator.  It may get a vote today.  We are hearing that Senators are waffling on it.  Given that Maryland’s public transportation system is the worst in the nation (most breakdowns… Continue Reading “Please support the Transit Safety and Investment Act”

Emergency Action – Police Reform NOW

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!”