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Trump’s false economic claims aren’t a reason to vote for him

WISE’s own Marilyn Higgs writes the facts in her letter to the editor of the Washington Post. September 10, 2020 at 5:18 p.m. EDT Regarding Catherine Rampell’s Sept. 4 op-ed, “Here’s some math the right might accept”: Frustratingly, I have heard President Trump’s false… Continue Reading “Trump’s false economic claims aren’t a reason to vote for him”

WISE General Meeting – October 22 at 7pm

Speakers: ————– I. COVID safety issues in our schools Our speakers will be Anne Arundel school teachers Kristina Korona (from Meade HS) and Minna Kim (from North Glenn Elementary). They, along with Jorge Cordova (from Arundel HS), are co-founders of an informal grassroots progressive… Continue Reading “WISE General Meeting – October 22 at 7pm”

Know the facts about Corine Frank D3

Board of Education candidate Corine Frank’s deeply partisan activities should concern the voters of District 3.  Rather than quality education for all, is her allegiance to AACo politicians and the Republican Party? Did you know?  Corine Frank has a long record of partisan activities… Continue Reading “Know the facts about Corine Frank D3”

Janet Holbrook: The president must be held accountable for coronavirus misinformation | COMMENTARY

From WISE’s Janet Holbrook in today’s Capital Gazette, story here.  Please post and share. President Donald Trump is a super spreader — he fills the public discourse with misinformation and now he is spreading the actual coronavirus. Both are lethal. Cornell University published a… Continue Reading “Janet Holbrook: The president must be held accountable for coronavirus misinformation | COMMENTARY”

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