Category: Women’s Issues

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!”

Women as Climate Justice Champions Join Dining for Women, Peace is Loud, UNICEF USA, and Women of Peace Corps Legacy on March 8 for an International Women’s Day celebration, “Women as Climate Justice Champions”. Livestream The impacts of climate change are not evenly distributed around the world, and they… Continue Reading “”

Please post your support NOW for the Blueprint for Maryland’s future!

A sea of blue shirts rallied at the capital this morning to hear Brit Kirwan speak and support the big bill with the 10-year implementation of the recommendations of the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education (HB1300/SB1000).  This bill had a quadruple hearing in front… Continue Reading “Please post your support NOW for the Blueprint for Maryland’s future!”

Contact your Rep on House Judiciary today to support Women’s Prerelease Center

The bill to create a women’s pre-release unit for women preparing to return to the community after incarceration is on the move and will be heard in the House’s judiciary committee tomorrow, February 18 at 1 p.m. If you are in District 33, please… Continue Reading “Contact your Rep on House Judiciary today to support Women’s Prerelease Center”

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… Continue Reading “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?”

Where are the Children? Help Reunite Families June 9, 2019 National Mall, Washington, DC Between 12th and 14th St NW more information here

TONIGHT! Rally Against Abortion bans

Rally Against Abortion Bans Tuesday, May 21 – 6:00 pm Please come to the rally in Annapolis and join with our sisters across the State and Country who are standing against bans on abortion. 43 Calvert St, Annapolis across from Arundel Center at the Civil… Continue Reading “TONIGHT! Rally Against Abortion bans”

Tonight – WISE general meeting

Call Senator Zirkin to bring HB782 to a vote. Maryland must do the right thing for victims.

From The Human Trafficking Prevention Project: Despite overwhelming support for the True Freedom Act spurred on by an agreement on amendments between the advocates and the Maryland State’s Attorney’s Association, the True Freedom Act of 2019 has yet to be brought up for a… Continue Reading “Call Senator Zirkin to bring HB782 to a vote. Maryland must do the right thing for victims.”