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November 2019

Informational Hearing on Mold in Housing

November 12 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Baltimore
Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States

Councilman Bill Henry passed a bill to call for an informational hearing for the purpose of discussing the potential dangers of mold in housing. Despite the major negative health impacts of mold, there is nothing in the housing code that addresses it. Join Baltimore Renters United to show the City Council how important this is to our city.

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Racism and Intersections of Jewish Identity

November 12 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Baltimore
Homewood Friends Meeting House, 3107 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21218 United States

JUFJ's fourth workshop in our series on confronting, challenging, and healing from our relationship to white supremacy.

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DC Politics: Who’s Who in Social Change

November 12 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DC
Edlavitch DC JCC, 1529 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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DC politics come with all the drama and intrigue of a West Wing episode but do you know the full cast of characters and who holds all the power? Come out to learn what ANCs are, how the Mayor and the DC Council work together, how the DC budget works, and how we as DC residents can access the District’s political system with the greatest potential for social change.

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Testify for Stronger Rent Control!

November 13 | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
DC
The John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennslyvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States
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The Reclaim Rent Control campaign is calling for the DC Council to use the upcoming reauthorization of our rent control laws as an opportunity to strengthen rent control. We must protect the affordable housing we already have and drastically increase the number of tenants protected by rent control—two things the current law doesn’t do nearly well enough. Come tell your story to our city leaders.

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Racial Equity Policy Work Session

November 14 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Montgomery County
County Council Building, 100 Maryland Ave
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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Join JUFJ at the Government Operations Committee Meeting to show support for Montgomery County's racial equity policy proposed by Council President Navarro.

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Tikkun Leil Shabbat

November 15 | 6:45 pm - 9:15 pm
DC
15th St. Presbyterian Church, 1701 15th St NW (R & 15th NW)
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Songful, soulful, Sabbath services featuring a teaching about a social justice issue and followed by a potluck vegetarian dinner.

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SOCIAL JUSTICE & JEWISH VALUES: IMMIGRATION

November 17 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Baltimore
Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 8100 Stevenson Rd
Pikesville, MD 21208 United States

Join Chizuk Amuno Congregation for a series of Sunday morning learning sessions on a Jewish perspective on social justice. Each session begins with studying relevant Jewish texts, followed by presentations by guest speakers/teachers who bring an informed and personal perspective to these issues.

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The 2019/5780 Heschel Vision Awards

November 17 | 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Montgomery County
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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Heschel Vision Awards Banner

Join JUFJ at the 2019 Heschel Vision Awards, honoring George Derek Musgrove, Betsy Krieger, Karen Kreisberg, SEIU32BJ, and Bruce and Susie Turnbull.

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Final Water Accountability + Equity Act Vote & Fair Elections 2nd Reader

November 18 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Baltimore
Baltimore City Hall, 100 Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 United States

Join us for the final passage vote on the Water Accountability & Equity Act, and the 2nd Reader vote for Fair Elections!

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Racial Equity Community Convening

November 18 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DC
JUFJ Office, 1100 H St NW, Suite 630
Washington, DC 20005 United States
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Join JUFJ for a discussion about racial inequity with Jonathan Hutto, community organizer with Empower DC. How is racial inequity experienced in DC? What does it look like? We will explore how seemingly innocuous policies can harm communities of color, and how viewing these policies through a racial equity lens can change things, rather than perpetuating inequity. We'll also learn about the legislation currently in DC Council that is trying to do just that! Join us to talk about what folks who have race privilege can give up to move us all towards a more equitable city.

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Prep for State Legislator Meetings (Baltimore)

November 19 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Baltimore
Beth Am Synagogue, 2501 Eutaw Place
Baltimore, MD 21217 United States

Join JUFJ Baltimore to get ready for intimate, in-person conversations with your state legislators. Learn about this year’s issues and practice your advocacy skills. We will have light refreshments!

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Montgomery County Delegation: Joint House and Senate Priorities Hearing

November 20 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Montgomery County
County Council Building, 100 Maryland Ave
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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Senator Susan Lee and JUFJ leader Anita Lampel

Montgomery County's state representatives want to hear from their constituents as they prepare for the upcoming session. Join JUFJ as we share our vision for a more just Maryland with our Senators and Delegates!

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District 17 Legislator Meeting

November 21 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Montgomery County

Join JUFJ and District 17 residents as we meet with our state representatives to discuss our agenda for the 2020 session of the Maryland General Assembly.

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SOCIAL JUSTICE & JEWISH VALUES: RACISM AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

November 24 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Baltimore
Chizuk Amuno Congregation, 8100 Stevenson Rd
Pikesville, MD 21208 United States

Join Chizuk Amuno Congregation for a series of Sunday morning learning sessions on a Jewish perspective on social justice. Each session begins with studying relevant Jewish texts, followed by presentations by guest speakers/teachers who bring an informed and personal perspective to these issues.

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County Council Final Vote: Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy

November 26 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Montgomery County
County Council Building, 100 Maryland Ave
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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Join JUFJ and allies at the County Council meeting as the council takes a final vote on the Racial Equity and Social Justice Policy that will work to make our county and its government more equitable.

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District 15 Legislator Meeting

November 26 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Montgomery County

Join JUFJ and District 15 residents as we meet with our state representatives to discuss our agenda for the 2020 session of the Maryland General Assembly.

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December 2019

District 11 Legislator Meeting

December 2 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Baltimore

Join JUFJ and District 11 residents as we meet with our state representatives to discuss our agenda for the 2020 session of the Maryland General Assembly.

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County Council Final Vote: Police Advisory Commission

December 3 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Montgomery County
County Council Building, 100 Maryland Ave
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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Join JUFJ and allies at the County Council meeting as the council takes a final vote on the Police Advisory Commission that will work to make our county police accountable to county residents.

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District 46 Legislator Meeting

December 3 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Baltimore

Join JUFJ and District 46 residents as we meet with our state representatives to discuss our agenda for the 2020 session of the Maryland General Assembly. Our District 46 legislators are especially important this year: one of our legislators was just made President of the Senate! Join us for this conversation to discuss our priorities for the coming session.

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District 43 Legislator Meeting

December 5 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Baltimore

Join JUFJ and District 43 residents as we meet with our state representatives to discuss our agenda for the 2020 session of the Maryland General Assembly.

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