Come to testify or to fill the chambers for a Montgomery County Council 2020 Budget Hearing! There will be 2 hearings on 2 different days. On April 9 at 7pm, and April 10 at 1:30pm. You can sign up for one or more of the hearings! The hearings will be held in the Third Floor Hearing Room. There will be a dinner before the hearing on the 9th at 5:30pm, and lunch before the hearing on the 10th at 12pm.Find out more »
Join us for a virtual Q&A and prep session for the budget hearings. We'll be offering opportunities to ask questions, share thoughts, amplify our asks on social media, and discuss next steps and strategies ahead of the budget hearings on the 16th.Find out more »
Come join our Montgomery County team to watch the afternoon Montgomery County Council public hearings, including the hearing for the Special Appropriation for Mobile Crisis Response. We will meet virtually at 1:00pm to discuss background on these efforts and the hearings will begin at 1:30pm.Find out more »
Come join Montgomery County JUFJ's virtual watch party on the council's public hearing! The hearing will be on the charter change to the 2020 ballot question. We will be starting at 7:00pm to discuss together before the hearing goes live at 7:30pm.Find out more »
Come join Montgomery County JUFJ's virtual watch party on the council's public hearing! The hearing will be on increasing funding for the Montgomery County Racial Equity Office. We will be starting at 1:00pm to discuss together before the hearing goes live at 1:30pm.Find out more »
Join JUFJ's Montgomery County team virtually as we watch the Board of Education (BoE) discuss report recommendations on the future of police in Montgomery County high schools as well as the public testimony shared during the BoE meeting.Find out more »
The Montgomery County Board of Education is hosting a public hearing about the removal of School Resource Officers (SROs) from Montgomery County Public Schools. Join the Montgomery County Defund Policing and Invest in Communities Coalition for a virtual watch party of the hearing!Find out more »
The County Executive has released the draft budget proposal for this coming year (FY22), and it's the public's turn to comment on the budget! Join the MC Defund/Invest coalition as we gather for a virtual watch party of the first evening hearing about the FY22 budget.Find out more »
Join a virtual watch party of the County Council's upcoming budget worksession! During the worksession, the County's Health and Human Services Committee (HHS) and Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee (PHED) will discuss the proposed FY22 budget's funding of rental assistance and homelessness supports.Find out more »
Join a virtual watch party of the County Council's upcoming budget worksession! During the worksession, the County's Health and Human Services Committee (HHS) will discuss the proposed FY22 budget's funding of Montgomery County's Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).Find out more »
Join a virtual watch party of the County Council's upcoming budget worksession! During the worksession, the County's Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee (GO) will discuss the proposed FY22 budget's funding of several of our priority issues including housing and policing.Find out more »
Join JUFJ in Montgomery County for a watch party of a full Council budget worksession! The Council will review funding for alternatives to School Resource Officers (SROs), funding for nonprofits, funding for rent assistance, and funding for homeless services — this is one of the most important full council budget worksessions this session!
While we anticipate favorable outcomes for funding for nonprofits, rent assistance, and homelessness services, JUFJ and our partners in the MC Defund/Invest Coalition are asking for additional funding for culturally competent, licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs), which is not yet guaranteed in the budget.
Our watch party will begin at 9:30 AM. We will begin with a short relational activity, and then review background information on the budget. The worksession will begin at 9:45 AM.Find out more »
Join the Montgomery County Budget Team for our next campaign meeting! No previous budget experience required.Find out more »
Sign up to join our last Budget Campaign Team meeting for fiscal year 2022. No prior budget experience needed.Find out more »