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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…

Connecting the Dots: Remembrance and Reconciliation Project and EJI announce a scholarship essay contest for 2018-2019 AACPS 9th-12th graders

RACIAL JUSTICE ESSAY CONTEST The Equal Justice Initiative in partnership with the Connecting the Dots: Remembrance and Reconciliation Project is pleased to announce a scholarship contest open to 9th – 12th grade students attending high school in Anne Arundel County, where prizes totaling at…

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

Oppose family separation on June 9th in DC!

Where are the Children? Help Reunite Families Thousands of children, some younger than 12 months, are separated from their families and housed in government detention centers. We believe the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy of separating immigrant families is immoral, unjust, and un-American. This cruel…

WISE releases its annual scorecard!

WISE is proud to present the 2019 Scorecards so that you can see how your legislators performed this year. Please read and share widely. This year we worked in partnership with the Maryland Legislative Coalition to give a more thorough overview of our representatives,…