JUFJ Baltimore is working on campaigns to reform our city’s rent court, to fight mass incarceration and racist policing, and to make water affordable for all Baltimoreans. We collaborate with JUFJniks in Montgomery County during the Maryland General Assembly session to win things like paid sick leave, and to block dangerous legislation that targets poor Black and brown Marylanders.
Our ongoing community education work includes Jewish learning programs with local synagogues and havurot, where we explore how our traditions call us to work for social justice.
May 5 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
It has been a jam packed 3 months of state session, with victories, disappointments, and many lessons learned. Join us to reflect on all we learned and discuss areas for growth next year.
May 9 | 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Water Accountability and Equity Act will make water more affordable for low- and middle-income Baltimore residents, create a pathway to pay off water debt, and establish a fair and neutral process to dispute incorrect water bills. JUFJ has been working on this bill as part of the Right to Water …