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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…

Lights for Liberty Rally to End Human Detention Camps

Lights for Liberty Rally to End Human Detention Camps The United States has a crisis along its border. Thousands of refugees are suffering cruel and inhumane conditions at the command of the US government. We cannot let this stand. It is our responsibility as…

WISE is collecting data from AACPS students. Please help us by sharing with everyone. Thank you!

The WISE LGBTQ+ Rights Huddle is advocating for the implementation of an Anne Arundel County Public Schools policy that will provide better protections for LGBTQ+ students, including a specific anti-bullying policy, required training for teachers and staff, and improved resources for students.To show the…

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…

Andrea Chamblee: One year after John’s death, we demand action on gun violence

This week marks one year since the horrific attack at the Capital Gazette and the murder of Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith, and Wendi Winters. In the year since, Andre Chamblee, John McNamara’s wife, has been fighting for policy to protect…

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…