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How to Submit Testimony to the Maryland General Assembly

2020 Legislative Session – Procedure for Submitting Written Testimony The below explanation was provided by Mark Posner of the Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club. The following procedures govern the submission of written testimony to all subject-matter committees in the Senate and House. The…

Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Summit

Delegate Alice Cain and other supporters of full funding for the Kirwan recommendations  (Blueprint for MD) for education reform are sponsoring a summit from 2-5pm on Dec 7th.  Please spread the word, and attend if you can! Register at: tinyurl.com/AABlueprintSummit Only 40% of Maryland…

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…

Save the remaining AACo forests! ACTION NEEDED on Bill No. 68-19 which has been significantly weakened. Our county council needs to know that we support a much stronger forest conservation bill.

AAC Council has been struggling with a piece of legislation that will help protect our forests and greenways.  Developers are fighting this every step of the way and have gained ground.  On Oct 21 the majority of the council members voted for amendments that …

Learn about BluePrint for Maryland’s Future! Take Action!

Come out to learn about the BluePrint for Maryland’s Future and the Kirwan Study and show your support for All of Maryland’s students! Oct 29 6:00-8:00 PM Bates Middle School, 701 Chase St, Annapolis, MD 21401 RSVP: Blueprint for Maryland’s Future For more information, click…

Please speak for the trees today!

ACTION NEEDED on Bill No. 68-19 AAC Council has been struggling with a piece of legislation that will help protect our trees.   Developers are fighting this every step of the way.   Environmentalists are fighting to strengthen it or at least use it…

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….

September General Meeting: Reversing Global Warming

Join us for the WISE September General Meeting, hosted by our Environmental Huddle! We are partnering with Greenbelt Climate Action Network, who will host and interactive workshop titled Reversing Global Warming: Introduction to Drawdown. Please RSVP here: https://www.evite.com/event/005DZ72HGCZ7HQES2EPJYOJFVYHM6A/rsvp Project Drawdown gives us hope! They…

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…