Category: Poverty

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…

Tonight: Take ACTion -Housing, Gun Violence, Zoning

ANNE ARUNDEL CONNECTING TOGETHER an affiliate of the Industrial Areas Foundation Take ACTion  THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 7-8:30PM   Asbury United Methodist Church 87 West St. Annapolis   FREE CHILDCARE FREE PARKING In Whitmore Garage, 37 Clay St. (with validation) We are taking action to…

Please ask Governor Hogan to sign Education Reform Funding legislation.

Ask Governor Hogan to Sign Education Reform Funding Legislation Action:  Please take 1 minute to send this email to Governor Hogan asking him to sign SB1030 (Kirwan education legislation), to release funds for the next school year (which has discretion to withhold if he…

An Excellnt watch: We Need to Talk About an Injustice by Bryan Stevenson

Please watch and share!

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…

Report Highlights Disparity in Different Areas of Anne Arundel County

This week Dr. Pamela Brown, executive director of the Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children, Youth, and Families presented “Poverty Amidst Plenty IV: On the Road to Progress for All.” The report demonstrates the needs of Anne Arundel County residents and highlights the socioeconomic…

Please call to support Maryland students! This is crucial!

From Strong Schools Maryland: Our battle for a world-class education continues and your voice matters to get us to our shared goal. A lot has taken place in the last two weeks and there are still opportunities to influence the final outcome. The House…

Tell Legilsators to fully fund Kirwan! Maryland needs an excellent education system!

From Maryland ACLU: The time is now to fight to ensure that the initial down payment on the Kirwan public education plan does not get eroded. Tell your state legislators children can’t wait any longer! Fully fund the Kirwan “Blueprint” bill in the budget….

YOU can make a BIG change for Maryland schools, pleae do!

Thanks to the Kirwan Commission, The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future (SB 1030/HB 1413) will be voted on in the coming weeks. Passing this bill would be a big first step to ending the underfunding of our schools; it will add $1 billion to school…

Join Strong Schools Maryland to improve our schools. Volunteers needed for many days and Lobby Day is 3/14.

Maryland has a once in a generation opportunity to create a world-class education system in Maryland. Find out the numbers behind the urgent need for change.  Find out more. ****** March 14, WISE joins StrongSchoolsMaryland for Education Lobbying in Annapolis    * March 14  Lobby Morning 9-11:30am in Annapolis:…