Every year JUFJniks from Baltimore, Montgomery County, and across the state of Maryland join forces to fight for justice during the 90 days of the General Assembly session. We bring Purim gifts to legislators while we demand that they work for the people, not for corporate lobbyists.
JUFJ 2019 Maryland Agenda
Economic Justice for Working Marylanders
We are committed to ending our state’s mistreatment of poor and working people and eliminating decades of structurally reproduced poverty.
1. Raising the Minimum Wage to $15/hour
2. Safe Housing and Fair Treatment for All Renters
Equal Justice Under the Law
We are committed to dismantling systems that reinforce discrimination and we demand equitable treatment for marginalized and working-class communities.
1. Trust and Safety for our Immigrant Neighbors
2. Limiting the Use of Solitary Confinement
3. Defending and Expanding Bail Reform
4. Reducing Mass Incarceration
April 3 | 7:00 pm – 8:00 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…
April 3 | 8:00 pm – 9:00 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…
April 8 | 1:30 pm – April 10 | 7:00 pm
Come to testify or to fill the chambers for a Montgomery County Council 2020 Budget Hearing! There will be 5 hearings over the 3 days. On April 8 at 1:30pm and 7pm, on April 9 at 7pm, and April 10 at 1:30pm and 7pm. You can sign up for one or more of the hearings! The hearings will be held in the Th…
April 8 | 5:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Join us at the Maryland Statehouse to celebrate Sine Die: the last day of the 2018 Maryland General Assembly session! We’ll get dinner at a nearby restaurant at 6 pm, then watch from the gallery as the final bills are debated in the Maryland legislature. Stay as long as you want! When everything wra…