Category: Racial Equality

SURJ Announces: Workshop on Community Safety and Policing Sunday July 14, 2019 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Who You Gonna Call? Workshop on Community Safety and Policing Hosted by Showing Up for Racial Justice Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (SURJ 3A) Sunday July 14, 2019 1:00-4:00 p.m.  1701 Belle Drive, Annapolis, MD Who you gonna call? At this interactive workshop, we…

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…

Connecting the Dots: Remembrance and Reconciliation Project and EJI announce a scholarship essay contest for 2018-2019 AACPS 9th-12th graders

RACIAL JUSTICE ESSAY CONTEST The Equal Justice Initiative in partnership with the Connecting the Dots: Remembrance and Reconciliation Project is pleased to announce a scholarship contest open to 9th – 12th grade students attending high school in Anne Arundel County, where prizes totaling at…

Dismantling Racism One Conversation at a Time Workshop May 21st

This is an excellent opportunity! More information can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/290561771844855/?ti=icl

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

Join the NAACP this Saturday for their fundraiser!

Link to more info and tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/2277073629021205/?ti=icl

Black Children Will Be the Victims of Armed Teachers

Arming school teachers is a disastrous and terrifying proposal, and we know it would create and even more dangerous environment for children of color. Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, explains in her article in Time that “Children as young…

White Ally Toolkit Workshop: Dismantling Racism One Conversation at a Time

Tuesday May 21, 2019 6:00-9:00 p.m. White Ally Toolkit Workshop: Dismantling Racism One Conversation at a Time at the Ark & Dove Presbyterian Church, 8424 Piney Orchard Pkwy, Odenton, MD. “This workshop is being presented by Dr. David Campt from the White Ally Toolkit…