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October 2020

Watch Party: Maryland General Assembly Police Reform + Accountability Workgroup Meeting

October 15, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maryland State
20 JUFJ members on a Zoom call

Join JUFJ as we watch the last meeting of the Maryland General Assembly's Workgroup to Address Police Reform and Accountability.

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The People’s Hearing on Police Reform in Maryland

October 29, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Maryland State

Please join the Maryland Coalition for Justice and Police Accountability for "The People’s Hearing on Police Reform in Maryland." The People's Hearing is a platform for reimagining what real police reform looks like for Maryland.

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November 2020

Baltimore City Hearing: Renters’ Right to Counsel

November 10, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Baltimore
sign reading make rent court about justice

Join JUFJ and our Baltimore Renters' United coalition partners in support of the renters' right to counsel bill. This will be a landmark win for renters in Baltimore if passed. Attend the hearing to show your support!

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Baltimore City Hearing: Water Accountability and Equity Act Implementation

November 12, 2020 | 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Baltimore
baltimore water justice advocates

Join JUFJ and our Right to Water coalition partners in support of the WAEA implementation blill.

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Montgomery County Delegation: Joint House and Senate Priorities Hearing

November 12, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Montgomery County
Mont County Delegation

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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December 2020

Montgomery County Hearing Watch Party: Special Appropriations

December 1, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Montgomery County
police free schools

Join JUFJ's Montgomery County team virtually as the council hears special appropriation bills to shift funding away from discriminatory school resource officers and into crucial student services like therapy, after-school support programs, and restorative justice training.

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Montgomery County Hearing Watch Party: Policing Data

December 8, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Montgomery County
Hold police accountable

Join JUFJ's Montgomery County team virtually as the council hears a bill to improve the Montgomery County Police Department's reporting of data regarding race and ethnicity and police interactions with the public.

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January 2021

Montgomery County Board of Education Watchparty: School Resource Officer Report

January 12 | 10:45 am - 3:00 pm
Montgomery County
police free schools

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.

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Montgomery County Watch Party: January Housing Bills

January 12 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Montgomery County
20 JUFJ members on a Zoom call

Join JUFJ's Montgomery County team virtually as we watch the County Council hearing on five different housing bills which will increase protections for potential tenants and renters, and increase access to affordable housing in transit-accessible areas.

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Maryland State Hearing Watch Party: Anton’s Law

January 21 | 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Maryland State
Hold police accountable

Join JUFJ's Maryland Team to virtually watch the state Judicial Proceedings Committee hear testimony on reforming the Maryland Public Information Act, which would make police misconduct investigations more transparent. The bill hearing will be sometime between 11 AM and 8:30 PM. Register and you will get an email notification when the hearing is about to begin.

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Maryland General Assembly Senate Watch Party: Trust Act

January 27 | 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Maryland State
Sign: No Hate, No Fear, Immigrants

Join JUFJ to watch the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee as they hear testimony on the Trust Act (SB88). The hearing starts at 11:00 AM, but we don't know the exact time bills will be heard. Sign up to get an email notification when the bill is next on the committee's agenda.

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Maryland General Assembly House Watch Party: Driver Privacy Act

January 27 | 2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sign: No Hate, No Fear, Immigrants

Join JUFJ to watch the House Judiciary Committee as they hear testimony on the Driver Privacy Act (HB23). We don't know exactly what time the bill will be heard, so please register and we will send you an email when the bill is up next.

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Maryland General Assembly Senate Watch Party: Right to Counsel and Driver Privacy Act

January 28 | 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Maryland State
JUFJ members with signs for housing justice

Join JUFJ to watch the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee as they hear testimony on the Right to Counsel Act (SB154) and the Driver Privacy Act (SB234). The hearing starts at 11:00 AM, but we don't know the exact times, so we please register to receive an email notification when each bill is next on the committee's agenda.

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Maryland General Assembly Senate Watch Party: Time to Care Act

January 28 | 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Maryland State
Sign: A healthy workforce is a strong workforce.

Join JUFJ to watch the Senate Finance Committee as they hear testimony on the Time to Care Act of 2021 (SB211). The hearing starts at 1:00 PM, but we don't know the exact time bills will be heard. Sign up to get an email notification when the bill is next on the committee's agenda.

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February 2021

Maryland General Assembly Senate Watch Party: Governor Role in Parole Act

February 3 | 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Maryland State
image of jail bars

Join JUFJ to watch the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee as they hear testimony on the Governor's Role in Parole Act (SB202). The hearing starts at 11:00 AM, but we don't know the exact time bills will be heard. Sign up to get an email notification when the bill is next on the committee's agenda.

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Maryland General Assembly Senate Watch Party: Repeal of Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights

February 4 | 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Maryland State
Signs: None of us is free until all of us are free. #BlackLivesMatter #JusticeForFreddie

Join JUFJ to watch the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee as they hear testimony on the repeal of the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights (SB627). The hearing starts at 11:00 AM, but we don't know the exact time bills will be heard. Sign up to get an email notification when the bill is next on the committee's agenda.

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Montgomery County Hearing Watch Party: Police Free Schools

February 4 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Montgomery County
police free schools

Join JUFJ's Montgomery County team virtually as we watch the County Council hearing on a vital bill that would remove police officers from Montgomery County high schools.

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Maryland General Assembly Senate Watch Party: Rent Court Reform Act

February 9 | 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Maryland State
JUFJ members with signs for housing justice

Join JUFJ to watch the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee as they hear testimony on the Rent Court Reform Act (SB454). The hearing starts at 1:00 PM, but we don't know the exact time bills will be heard. Sign up to get an email notification when the bill is next on the committee's agenda.

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Maryland General Assembly House Watch Party: Anton’s Law, Use of Force, and Repeal LEOBR

February 9 | 1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Maryland State
Signs: None of us is free until all of us are free. #BlackLivesMatter #JusticeForFreddie

Join JUFJ to watch the House Judiciary Committee as they hear testimony on Anton's law (HB120), use of force policies (HB139), and repealing LEOBR (HB151). The hearing starts at 1:30 PM, but we don't know the exact time bills will be heard. Sign up to get an email notification when the bills are up next on the committee's agenda.

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Montgomery County Forum: Reimagining Public Safety

February 9 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Montgomery County
its time to re-imagine policing in this country

The Montgomery County Executive's Reimagining Public Safety Task Force is hosting a forum to discuss its report on the future of policing in the County. Join the Montgomery County Defund Police and Invest in Community Campaign as we engage with the public forum! We'll meet on zoom at 5:30 PM to discuss the Task Force's report before the 6:00 PM forum.

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