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.
February 25 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each year we go to Annapolis to meet with our state legislators and let them know about the issues we care about: cash bail reform, rent court reform, strengthening the Maryland Dream Act, and raising the minimum wage. The theme for this year’s Lobby Night is “On One Foot!”
March 3 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
JUFJ’s Economic Justice for Working Marylanders Platform Team is committed to ending our state’s mistreatment of poor and working people and eliminating decades of structurally reproduced poverty. This state session we are advocating for legislation raising the minimum wage to $15/hour and guarant…
March 5 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The House Judiciary Committee needs to hear from you about why all Marylanders should be able to remain safe here in their home! Sign up to testify or to help JUFJ pack the chamber and show our support for HB913, the Trust Act!
March 6 | 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
JUFJ’s Equal Justice Under the Law Platform Team is committed to dismantling systems that reinforce discrimination by demanding equitable treatment for marginalized and working-class communities. This state session we are advocating for legislation increasing trust and safety for our immigrant neigh…