Good afternoon Councilmember Bonds, Councilmembers, and Staff of the Committee, my name is Hannah Garelick, and I am a community organizer at Jews United for Justice, a local grassroots [...]
Good afternoon. Thank you, Councilmember Bonds and the Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization for holding this hearing. My name is Hannah Garelick and I am a community organizer at [...]
In Budget Advocacy, COVID-19, DC Affordable Housing, Just Recovery DC, Police Accountability, Racial Equity, Racial Equity DC, Under 3 DC, Washington, DCPosted
As Councilmembers Gray and Silverman said during DC Council meetings, this year’s budget session was an assortment of unmentionable expletives. But we made it through, with some important [...]
During this public health emergency, it is vital that people be able to stay secure in their homes. But many vulnerable Montgomery County residents can barely meet their monthly rent payments and [...]
In Action Alerts, COVID-19, DC Affordable Housing, Elections, Immigration, Police Accountability, Under 3 DC, Washington, DCPosted
DC government's efforts to cope with the pandemic must not leave anyone behind. Sign the open letter to the Mayor and the Council.
In DC Affordable Housing, Maryland State, MD Renters' Rights, MD Sign-On Campaigns, Montgomery County, MDPosted
Everyone has a right to safe, stable, and affordable housing. Tell your state legislators on the Environment and Transportation Committee to demand safe housing for all renters.
DC’s whirlwind budget season is winding down, and thanks to sustained advocacy and courageous community leadership there’s a lot to celebrate! JUFJ fought for a budget that will #PutPeopleFirst, [...]
In Baltimore, MD, DC Affordable Housing, Fight For $15, Immigration, Maryland State, MD Renters' Rights, Montgomery County, MD, Police Accountability, Water is a human rightPosted
The General Assembly session ended on Monday night. Now it's time to reflect on all that we’ve accomplished this year, and how our work continues.
By Jeff Rubin
In #TestimonyTuesday, DC Affordable Housing, Maryland State, MD Renters' Rights, Montgomery County, MDPosted
My name is Jeffrey Rubin. I’ve been a resident of Montgomery County since 1986, and am currently Co-Chair of the Jews United for Justice (JUFJ) Economic Justice Team in Maryland. On behalf of [...]