Tag: Featured

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 “”

URGENT Call to Action: Urge Gov. Hogan to Accept State Election Board’s Decision to open 360 voting centers statewide

URGENT: Urge Gov. Hogan to Accept State Election Board’s Decision Less than 100 days out, critical decisions are still being made about how Marylanders will vote in November. Local election boards are screaming for help, 25,000 workers are needed to man all polling places, but… Continue Reading “URGENT Call to Action: Urge Gov. Hogan to Accept State Election Board’s Decision to open 360 voting centers statewide”

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!”

Anne Arundel County needs an independent Civilian Review Board, please sign and share petition.

Please sign and share petition: We deserve police accountability! Sign on with local organizations to petition the AACo Executive for an independent, fully staffed, Civilian Review Board with resources and subpoena power. SIGN NOW – http://chng.it/nBr2N2Sjgx

Donations of baby items needed!

Please see below.  Donations are being collected for this weekly resource fair.  (Note: the date says June 13 but resource fair is every Saturday for the next 8-10 weeks).  Diapers, baby items and non perishable food donations are MOST welcome! Kari Benoit is responsible… Continue Reading “Donations of baby items needed!”

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!”

VOTE TODAY!

An important reminder for Anne Arundel County Branch of the NAACP (http://annearundelcountynaacp.org/index.html) TODAY IS THE DAY (TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2020)…..PLEASE GO OUT AND VOTEEEE!!!!! If you live in Anne Arundel County, please take a look at the below VOTING Drop Off Locations. Anne Arundel… Continue Reading “VOTE TODAY!”