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Adat Shalom: Racial Equity and Youth Justice on Zoom

Maryland State

Join Adat Shalom for a discussion of Maryland’s ongoing dire record of charging children in the adult criminal system and how the Youth Equity and Safety Act (“YES” Act) would positively impact that situation.

Maryland Youth Justice Working Group Meeting

Maryland State

Jewish sacred texts teach us that the world was created with both justice and mercy. Here in Maryland, children who are charged with certain crimes are sentenced as if they were adults. That is neither just nor merciful. Join JUFJ's youth justice working group as we discuss the campaign to pass the Youth Equity and Safety (YES) Act.

Maryland Youth Justice Working Group Meeting

Maryland State

Jewish sacred texts teach us that the world was created with both justice and mercy. Here in Maryland, children who are charged with certain crimes are sentenced as if they were adults. That is neither just nor merciful. Join JUFJ's youth justice working group as we discuss the campaign to pass the Youth Equity and Safety (YES) Act.

Maryland Community Meeting

Maryland State

Join us for our first Maryland Community Meeting of the 2024 Maryland legislative session where we'll discuss campaign updates and how we can best move our work forward! Join at 7:30 PM for General Assembly 101 if you're newer to JUFJ, or for a schmooze session if you're a returning JUFJer. The full meeting will begin at 8:00 PM. All are welcome!

Maryland Youth Justice Shabbat and Solidarity Week

Maryland State

Dozens of congregations and organizations across Maryland are participating in Youth Justice Shabbat and Solidarity Week to engage in collective conversations about Jewish texts, how they connect to youth justice, and the ways we can build a more just and safe Maryland for children and adults alike.

Maryland Youth Justice Working Group Meeting

Maryland State

Jewish sacred texts teach us that the world was created with both justice and mercy. Here in Maryland, children who are charged with certain crimes are sentenced as if they were adults. That is neither just nor merciful. Join JUFJ's youth justice working group as we discuss the campaign to pass the Youth Equity and Safety (YES) Act.

Maryland District 14 Legislator Meeting

Montgomery County

Join other District 14 JUFJers in a Zoom meeting with our state legislators to discuss our agenda for the 2024 Maryland General Assembly Session.

Testimony Writing Power Hour

Maryland State

If you are submitting written testimony this legislative session, join us for this writing power hour on Zoom. Testimony writers of all experience levels are all welcome!

Maryland District 40 Legislator Meeting

Baltimore

Join other District 40 JUFJers in a Zoom meeting with Senator Antonio Hayes and Delegate Melissa Wells to discuss our agenda for the 2024 Maryland General Assembly Session.

MD Youth Justice Hearing: Defense Against HB814

Maryland State
Lowe House Office Building
6 Bladen St, Annapolis, MD

All of us deserve a life with dignity, respect, and safety. But here in Maryland, conservative millionaires and billionaires like David Smith think they can bully state legislators and the Governor into treating Black and brown kids as criminals so they can further their reactionary agenda of returning to failed “tough on crime” policies of mass incarceration and undermining trust in government. Join us in Annapolis for the House Judiciary Committee hearing in order to defend against HB814, and help guarantee the rights and equity of children in the court and policing systems.

MD Youth Justice Hearing: Defense Against SB0744

Maryland State
Lowe House Office Building
6 Bladen St, Annapolis, MD

All of us deserve a life with dignity, respect, and safety. But here in Maryland, conservative millionaires and billionaires like David Smith think they can bully state legislators and the Governor into treating Black and brown kids as criminals so they can further their reactionary agenda of returning to failed “tough on crime” policies of mass incarceration and undermining trust in government. Join us in Annapolis for the House Judiciary Committee hearing in order to defend against SB0744, and help guarantee the rights and equity of children in the court and policing systems.

MD Youth Justice Hearing: Defense Against SB52 and SB120

Maryland State
Miller Senate Office Building
11 Bladen St, Annapolis, MD

All of us deserve a life with dignity, respect, and safety. But here in Maryland, conservative millionaires and billionaires like David Smith think they can bully state legislators and the Governor into treating Black and brown kids as criminals so they can further their reactionary agenda of returning to failed “tough on crime” policies of mass incarceration and undermining trust in government. Join us in Annapolis for the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing in order to defend against SB52 and SB120, and help guarantee the rights and equity of children in the court and policing systems.

Maryland Youth Justice Working Group Meeting

Maryland State

Jewish sacred texts teach us that the world was created with both justice and mercy. Here in Maryland, children who are charged with certain crimes are sentenced as if they were adults. That is neither just nor merciful. Join JUFJ's youth justice working group as we discuss the campaign to pass the Youth Equity and Safety (YES) Act.

Testimony Writing Power Hour

Maryland State

If you are submitting written testimony this legislative session, join us for this writing power hour on Zoom. Testimony writers of all experience levels are all welcome!

Maryland District 15 Legislator Meeting

Montgomery County

Join other District 15 JUFJers in a Zoom meeting with Senator Brian Feldman and Delegates Linda Foley, David Fraser-Hidalgo, and Lily Qi to discuss our legislative priorities for the 2024 Maryland General Assembly Session.

Day of Action: Justice for Children and Incarcerated Marylanders

Maryland State
St. Anne’s Parish House
199 Duke Of Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD

We're joining the ACLU of Maryland and other partners to push for equitable children’s rights policies in Maryland. We'll begin with an orientation/dinner, then hold a rally at Lawyers Mall, and conclude with constituent meetings with our elected representatives in their offices!

Maryland Youth Justice Working Group Meeting

Maryland State

Jewish sacred texts teach us that the world was created with both justice and mercy. Here in Maryland, children who are charged with certain crimes are sentenced as if they were adults. That is neither just nor merciful. Join JUFJ's youth justice working group as we discuss the campaign to pass the Youth Equity and Safety (YES) Act.

Maryland District 21 Legislator Meeting

Maryland State

Join other District 21 JUFJers in a Zoom meeting with Delegate Ben Barnes to discuss our agenda for the 2024 Maryland General Assembly Session.

Maryland District 17 Legislator Meeting

Maryland State

Join other District 17 JUFJers in a Zoom meeting with Delegates Julie Palakovich Carr, Ryan Spiegel, and Joe Vogel to discuss our agenda for the 2024 Maryland General Assembly Session.