Issue Campaigns

JUFJ runs and participates in local campaigns for racial, economic, and social justice in DC, Baltimore, Montgomery County, and throughout Maryland. Click on any campaign below to learn about what we’re doing on that issue and how you can help!

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Court & Prison Reform

Our justice system must become truly just to everyone in our state. ———————————–

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Maryland State
Sign: No Hate, No Fear, Immigrants Are Welcome Here

Immigrant Justice

All people have a right to be safe and to thrive in our state, regardless of immigration status or documentation.

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Maryland State
#JustRecoveryDC: We don't just need a recovery, we need a just recovery.

Just Recovery DC

We must recover from the COVID-19 pandemic justly.

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DC
Sign: A healthy workforce is a strong workforce.

Paid Family & Medical Leave

Nobody should have to choose between their job and caring for their family. ————————–

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Maryland State
Signs: None of us is free until all of us are free. #BlackLivesMatter #JusticeForFreddie

Police Reform

Black and brown Marylanders face violence and over-policing. ————————–

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Maryland State
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Racial Equity in Government

Government policies, regulations, and programs should address racial inequities in our city.

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DC
#justiceforrobertwhite black lives matter

Racial Equity & Policing

We must confront racism in our own community, through education and through action.

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Montgomery County
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Renters’ Rights

Baltimore’s Rent Court is helping landlords throw renters out on the street. ————————–

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Baltimore
Dan Richman holds a sign: #MarylandRentalRelief

Renters’ Rights

Everyone should have safe, stable, affordable housing.————————————-

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Maryland State
Sukkot Housing Action

Renters’ Rights

Everyone should have safe, stable, affordable housing.————————————-

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Maryland State
Alt Text: Travis holds a sign: "DC Council, spend my tax dollars on childcare subsidies. #PutPeopleFirst"

Under 3 DC

Every child should have what they need to thrive.———————————————————————————–

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DC
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Water for All

Everyone should have safe, affordable water.————————————-

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Baltimore
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Additional DC Campaigns

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DC
Banner: Defend Our Immigrant Communities

Immigrants’ Rights

Immigrants in Montgomery County have the same rights as everyone else. We work with them to demand those rights.

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Montgomery County

Read about some of our past issue campaigns here.