After a year long community engagement process, the Montgomery County Council is about to vote on a new Racial Equity and Social Justice policy for Montgomery County that will help our government [...]
Montgomery County police need to be accountable to the people of Montgomery County. Tell the Council to support real civilian oversight of the police.
County Executive Elrich’s nominee is the right person to build a strong, trusting relationship between MCPD and the residents of Montgomery County.
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Montgomery County police questioned my former student and his father on May 20. They expected to return home that afternoon. Instead, the county police turned them over to ICE and they remain [...]
On Tuesday, June 18, JUFJ hosted a Racial Equity Community Conversation to discuss systemic racism in Montgomery County and to provide feedback to county government as they craft a racial equity [...]
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Rabbi Alana Suskin spoke at the memorial for Robert White, who was shot and killed by a Montgomery County police officer last summer while walking through his own neighborhood. Here is what she said:
There has been one disturbing story after another about how Black and Brown people are mistreated by police. JUFJer Melissa Goemann shares those stories and ways to get involved to reform policing.
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On June 6, JUFJ members attended a public forum on policing with Montgomery County Executive Elrich and Council Member Will Jawando. Read some of their reflections.
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JUFJ member Melissa Goemann testified for police accountability in Montgomery County.