Category: Racial Equality

Please call Governor Hogan 410-974-3901 and tell him stop short changing HBCUs and give them the amount they are owed and deserve!

It’s time to take a stand! Please call Governor Hogan 410-974-3901 and tell him stop short changing HBCUs and give them the amount they are owed and deserve!  It is well past time to take a stand!  We need everyone to call!  Please also…

An excellent OpEd by WISE woman Mariya Hutto

https://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/columns/ac-ce-column-hutto-20190929-idxtkczmlrdgtlnargr2xnuqni-story.html

Equal Justice Initiative Essay

WISE Woman Lauren Carlson won second place in the Equal Justice Initiative essay scholarship contest, her essay is below, and was also featured in the Capital Gazette. Historically, this country’s oppressors used withholding the right to vote as a means of silencing African Americans….

Maryland Lynching Memorial Unveiled

The first Lynching Memorial in Maryland was unveiled in Anne Arundel County this month at Whitmore Park. Thank you to the Racial Justice Huddle and Connecting the Dots for partnering with the Equal Justice Initiative for this Remembrance and Reconciliation project. The memorial remembers the…

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…