Category: Racial Equality

Ashes to ashes screening and panel discussion

Join Connecting-the-Dots AACO on Friday, October 16 from 7pm to 9pm as we watch and discuss this powerful short documentary, Ashes to Ashes.  Synopsis: Winfred Rembert, a survivor of an attempted lynching in 1967, a Star Wars fanatic and leather artist, develops a friendship with Doctor Shirley Jackson Whitaker who… Continue Reading “Ashes to ashes screening and panel discussion”

Recent news articles have highlighted the plight of Dr. Andrea Kane, the Superintendent of schools of Queen Anne’s County.  In a recent lengthy newsletter to parents  she included the need for the students to become more educated on the issue of racism and related topics.  Some… Continue Reading “”

Protest Planned for July 3 in Response to Denny’s Calling 911 on Local Civil Rights Activist

*For Immediate Release*   Date: July 1, 2020 From: Community Actively Seeking Transparency (C.A.S.T) March on Maryland, Showing Up for Racial Justice Annapolis & AACo (SURJ3A), Women Indivisible Strong Effective (WISE), Connecting the Dots, One Pasadena Contact: Emma Buchman- (443) 618-3094 or emma@marchonmd.org  … Continue Reading “Protest Planned for July 3 in Response to Denny’s Calling 911 on Local Civil Rights Activist”

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!”

Please Act Now to decrease police violence by 72%!

Data proves that together these eight policies can decrease police violence by 72%. Please visit this website to find out more and read the study!  You can also request that the mayor of Annapolis be added to the list:       https://8cantwait.org/ Please take… Continue Reading “Please Act Now to decrease police violence by 72%!”

Black Lives Matter Peaceful Protest THIS Saturday in Pasadena! Please come and please spread the word!

Black Lives Matter Protest THIS Saturday, June 6th at 2pm!!! Tick Neck Park 7750 Edwin Raynor Bouldvard Pasadena, Maryland 21122 More info here. Beautiful opportunity to Show Up for courageous, young African American organizers hosting a peaceful protest in Pasadena on Saturday June 6th at… Continue Reading “Black Lives Matter Peaceful Protest THIS Saturday in Pasadena! Please come and please spread the word!”

TODAY! Hope to see everyone there.

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!”