It is our sacred duty to treat children lovingly and humanely and doing so makes them healthier adults. Despite this, children do not have many rights in our society and here in Maryland we are [...]
#TestimonyTuesday: JUFJ Testimony in Support of Ensuring Children Go Through Juvenile Court, not Adult Court
The evidence is clear: sending children to courts designed for adults is harmful for children, detrimental to public safety, and grossly inefficient.
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JUFJers have finished their pre-session legislator meetings!
Support our Renters United Maryland partners in their housing justice plan.
The passage of HB134 can help to resolve housing inequities, increase access to stable and safe housing and help Marylanders achieve financial stability after difficult times.
Currently, many renters who are experiencing difficulties paying rent are still facing eviction despite applying for emergency rental assistance, because it is taking months for overburdened [...]
Our sacred texts recognize that having safe, stable housing is key to a healthy society, and we know that it is key to reducing racial inequities. Because of the pandemic, many are confronting [...]
As Jews and as human beings, we are obligated to make sure that those of us who were not born in our community are as safe as those of us who were. But many Maryland immigrants are not safe. Tell [...]