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August 2019

Montgomery County Community Convening: Policing Reform

August 5 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montgomery County
Adat Shalom, 7727 Persimmon Tree Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
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Policing issues in Montgomery County have been in the news on almost a daily basis. Join us to explore active campaigns for police accountability and transparency and concrete steps we can take to move toward real justice in our law enforcement.

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September 2019

Lecture & Workshop at Temple Emanuel: Anti-Semitism and Racism

September 8 | 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
Montgomery County
Temple Emanuel, 10101 Connecticut Ave
Kensington, MD 20895 United States
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Join Temple Emanuel in HaMakom for “Breaking through the Cycle: Understanding the Intersection of Anti-Semitism and Racism” a lecture/workshop by Cherie Brown, Founder & CEO of the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI).

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The Intersectionality of Racism and Antisemitism

September 8 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Montgomery County
Adat Shalom, 7727 Persimmon Tree Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
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Join Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation and JUFJ on September 8th for a workshop exploring how racism and antisemitism function in society, including how they divide people, internalize oppression, and their role in the white nationalist movement. The facilitators will be Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, Founder and Director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, and Graie Hagans, National Organizer and Training Manager for Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice.

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Civilian Policing Advisory Commission Work Session

September 9 | 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 and our partners to let the County Council's Public Safety Committee know we want the strongest, most independent Civilian Policing Advisory Commission.

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MoCo Stands With Immigrants Rally

September 13 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Montgomery County
County Council Building, 100 Maryland Ave
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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The forces of racism and hatred have decided to organize in Montgomery County and show their support for ICE. Let's counteract their hatred with our determination to continue to build a community that rejects racism, xenophobia, and other forms of hate.

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People’s Forum for Racial Equity in Montgomery County

September 19 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montgomery County
VisArts, 155 Gibbs Street
Rockville, MD 20850, MD 20850 United States
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Join the Montgomery County Racial Equity Network for a community-organized forum on racial equity policy. During the forum we will build a shared understand of what racial equity means for our daily lives; introduce the People's Priorities and Principles for Racial Equity in Montgomery County; and organize to ensure that our voices are heard during the racial equity legislation process this fall.

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FAIRVIEW: Matinee and Racial Equity Discussion

September 22 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DC
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D St NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States
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We have SOLD OUT our group tickets to FAIRVIEW at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. If you would like to see the play with us, please purchase tickets through the theatre website, woollymammoth.net.

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October 2019

Maryland Statewide Legislative Kickoff

October 6 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Maryland State
Oseh Shalom, 7515 Olive Branch Way
Laurel, MD 20707 United States
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As the Jewish year begins anew at Rosh Hashanah, so does JUFJ's Maryland legislative year. The kickoff is the holiday that starts the cycle, and this year it's your chance to help choose our campaign priorities for the 2020 Annapolis legislative session. Can't make it but want to help choose campaigns? Visit jufj.org/annapolis-selection to sign up.

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The Forum for Black and Brown Student Equity and Excellence

October 15 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montgomery County
Gaithersburg High School, 101 Education Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 United States
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Join the NAACP Parents' Council and Identity, Inc. for an in-depth discussion and exploration of possible solutions to create better educational opportunities for Black and Brown youth in MCPS.

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Policing Reform Work Session

October 28 | 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 and allies at the Police Advisory Council Worksession to support amendments that will strengthen the Police Advisory Council legislation and make our county police accountable to county residents.

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Racial Equity Hearing

October 29 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Montgomery County
County Council Building, 100 Maryland Ave
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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Join us at the public hearing to discuss the Racial Equity legislation and ensure that county policies are made with attention to racial equity impacts.

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Racial Equity Hearing 2

October 29 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montgomery County
County Council Building, 100 Maryland Ave
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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Join us at the public hearing to discuss the Racial Equity legislation and ensure that county policies are made with attention to racial equity impacts.

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November 2019

Racial Justice Workshop: Exploring Whiteness Part 1

November 3 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Montgomery County
Adat Shalom, 7727 Persimmon Tree Lane
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
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Part 1 of a 2-part discussion and exploration of the development of White identity, White advantage and dismantling racism.

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Racial Equity Policy Work Session

November 4 | 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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County Council Vote: Police Chief Confirmation

November 5 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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 vote on the confirmation of acting Police Chief Marcus Jones as Montgomery County Police Chief.

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Police Accountability Workshop

November 6 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Montgomery County
Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20901 United States
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Join JUFJ, the Silver Spring Justice Coalition, and Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church to learn how you can bring accountable policing to Montgomery County.

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Prep for State Legislator Meetings (Montgomery)

November 7 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montgomery County
Tikvat Israel Congregation, 2200 Baltimore Road
Rockville, MD 20851 United States
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Join JUFJ Montgomery County 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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Prep for State Legislator Meetings (Video Call)

November 10 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Maryland State

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

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District 16 Legislator Meeting

November 11 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Montgomery County

Join JUFJ and District 16 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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Prep for State Legislator Meetings (Video Call)

November 11 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Maryland State

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

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