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March 2021

Policing in Maryland: The Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights

March 23 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Maryland State
Hold police accountable

The Maryland General Assembly is currently looking at modifying or repealing the LEOBR. Hear from experts about what these changes mean for both justice and safety in Maryland, Baltimore City, and Baltimore County.

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Maryland Statewide Team Meeting & Passover Posting Party Prep

March 24 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Maryland State
20 JUFJ members on a Zoom call

Join JUFJers from across Maryland for a call at 8:00 PM to discuss our ongoing issue campaign work. If you're new to JUFJ or want to schmooze and catch up with fellow members, join at 7:30 PM.

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Baltimore Action Team Meeting

March 31 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Baltimore
Jews United for Justice: Think Jewishly. Act Locally.

Join JUFJers from across Baltimore to discuss our ongoing issue campaign work. We will share updates for all the local campaigns, as well as the Maryland statewide campaigns that need local attention, and brainstorm on how to move the work forward.

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April 2021

Montgomery County FY22 Budget Campaign Team Meeting

April 1 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Montgomery County
JUFJ members on Zoom advocate for a moral Montgomery County budget

Sign up to join our next Budget Campaign Team meeting for fiscal year 2022. No prior budget experience needed.

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Sine Dayenu Text Bank

April 6 | 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of the statehouse in Annapolis with matzah over it and text: Sine Dayenu, April 12, 2021: will it be enough?

Join us to text JUFJers to urge them to contact their legislators about our key priorities before Sine Die. No prior experience necessary!

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MC Defund/Invest Watch Party: MoCo FY22 Budget Hearing

April 6 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montgomery County
Banner image shows a graphic of a chart, as well as a graphic of a chat box, with the title of the event and host name in the image.

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.

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Maryland Statewide Team Meeting

April 7 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Maryland State
20 JUFJ members on a Zoom call

Join JUFJers from across Maryland for a call at 8:00 PM to discuss our ongoing issue campaign work. If you're new to JUFJ or want to schmooze and catch up with fellow members, join at 7:30 PM.

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Sine Dayenu 2021 Celebration!

April 12 | 7:30 pm - April 13 | 12:00 am
Maryland State
A cartoonized destaurated state building in annapolis with matzoh and the words Sine Dayenu overlayed on top

Join us to celebrate Sine Die: the last day of the 2020 Maryland General Assembly session!

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Montgomery County Racial Equity and Policing Team Meeting

April 14 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Montgomery County
two people walking and holding a large sign that reads: now is our time to dismantle racism

Join us for our next Racial Equity and Policing Team meeting to get updates about current campaigns and take action together. Everyone is welcome!

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Montgomery County FY22 Budget Campaign Team Meeting

April 15 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Montgomery County
JUFJ members on Zoom advocate for a moral Montgomery County budget

Sign up to join our next Budget Campaign Team meeting for fiscal year 2022. No prior budget experience needed.

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Baltimore Virtual Taxpayers’ Night: FY22

April 21 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Baltimore
Hold police accountable

Sign up to show your support for decreasing police funding & reinvesting in communities.

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Maryland 2021 Legislative Session Debrief

April 21 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Maryland State
20 JUFJ members on a Zoom call

Join JUFJers from across Maryland to debrief the state session that ended on April 12. We will review the highs, the lows, and what comes next.

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MC Defund/Invest Watch Party: MC Executive Press Conference on ‘Reimagining School Safety’

April 23 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Montgomery County

Join the MC Defund/Invest Coalition for a watch party of the County Executive's press conference about the executive's proposal for an alternative to police in schools, called 'The Reimagining School Safety and Students' Well-Being Initiative.' 

Our watch party will begin at 12:00 for a brief relational activity and updates on the Police Free Schools campaign. The press conference will begin at 12:30, at which point we will share the press conference via screenshare, and attendees will participate via chat. 

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“This is Why We Say Defund!”

April 27 | 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Baltimore
CJSJ

Join CJSJ for a conversation between community members and activists about what we mean when we say #DefundBPD, how this demand came to be, and how you can join the movement to divest from police and invest in communities.

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Montgomery County FY22 Budget Campaign Team Meeting

April 29 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Montgomery County
JUFJ members on Zoom advocate for a moral Montgomery County budget

Sign up to join our next Budget Campaign Team meeting for fiscal year 2022. No prior budget experience needed.

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Baltimore Action Team Meeting

April 29 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Baltimore
Jews United for Justice: Think Jewishly. Act Locally.

Join JUFJers from across Baltimore to discuss our ongoing issue campaign work. We will share updates for all the local campaigns and brainstorm on how to move the work forward, especially on budget advocacy.

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May 2021

Watch Party: Report from the Board of Education’s SRO Working Group

May 11 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Montgomery County

Join the MC Defund Policing & Invest In Communities Coalition for a watch party of a presentation by the Board of Education's SRO Working Group. The working group will present its final report on the impact of School Resource Officers (SROs) on Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). JUFJ and our coalition partners are concerned that their report is very heavily biased in favor of maintaining the status quo, and fails to use reliable research in justifying its outcomes. 

The watch party will begin at 3:30, and we'll start with a short relational activity and review background information on the bill. The working group's presentation will begin at 3:50, at which time we'll use screen share to display information.

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Looking Back At The 2021 Legislative Session: Continuing The Fight For Justice

May 11 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Baltimore
Looking back on the legislative session: continuing the fight for justice

With the 2021 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly behind us, Jews United For Justice and the Baltimore Jewish Council are teaming up, and together we will take a look back at some of the most critical justice related issues to be taken up by the legislature this year.

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Baltimore Action Team Meeting

May 12 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Baltimore
Jews United for Justice: Think Jewishly. Act Locally.

Join JUFJers from across Baltimore to discuss our ongoing issue campaign work. We will share updates for all the local campaigns and brainstorm on how to move the work forward, especially on budget advocacy.

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Campaign for Justice, Safety and Jobs’ Quarterly Town Hall

May 13 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Baltimore
CJSJ

The Campaign for Justice, Safety and Jobs' Quarterly Town Hall is an invitation for community members to learn more about our work to divest from and hold BPD accountable, support our immigrant and undocumented community members, and build a world where all Baltimoreans are treated with dignity.

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