Category: Racial Equality

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… Continue Reading “Black Children Will Be the Victims of Armed Teachers”

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… Continue Reading “White Ally Toolkit Workshop: Dismantling Racism One Conversation at a Time”

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… Continue Reading “Please ask Governor Hogan to sign Education Reform Funding legislation.”

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… Continue Reading “Visit the County Executive’s budget planner, please.”

Eliminating Systemic Racism from our Communities

For our April General Meeting, WISE hosted Going Deeper: Eliminating Systemic Racism from our Communities. The WISE Racial Justice Huddle shared some of their experiences, resources, and learning from the perspective that as white people, we should not rely on people of color to… Continue Reading “Eliminating Systemic Racism from our Communities”

URGENT from the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project – please call NOW.

Immediate Action Required! Legislative deadline just days away The end of the 2019 Maryland General Assembly Session is just days away, and the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee has still not voted on HB 307, the bill to create the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation… Continue Reading “URGENT from the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project – please call NOW.”

TONIGHT – WISE General meeting

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… Continue Reading “Please call to support Maryland students! This is crucial!”

Anne & Emmett: Get Tickets Now

The Maryland Lynching Memorial Project and Theatre Morgan are pleased to announce a special benefit performance of Janet Langhart Cohen’s Anne & Emmett on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 6:30 PM at the Murphy Fine Arts Center at Morgan State University. The one-act play… Continue Reading “Anne & Emmett: Get Tickets Now”