All Lives Can't Matter Until Black Lives Do!
The 2023 Maryland Legislative Session begins on January 11th and Governor-elect Wes Moore will take office. Click on the links below to find out what our partners are doing; they make it easy for you to have a voice!
The ACLU of Maryland is united in affirming and exercising the rights of Maryland's people in order to address inequities and fulfill the country’s unrealized promise of justice and freedom for all.
The mission of Be the Change is to connect our large community of concerned and dedicated activists to organizations, movements and candidates promoting social, racial and climate justice at all levels of government. We are particularly committed to ongoing learning about the root causes of inequality, and to acknowledging historical trauma stemming from racism.
Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. will be a virtual 2023 Maryland Legislative Briefing. IPC advocates for clean air and water and environmental justice. With respect to environmental justice, IPC notes that:
Jews United for Justice advances economic, racial, and social justice in the Baltimore-Washington region by educating and mobilizing local Jewish communities to action. We move our region closer to equity and justice by advancing issue-based campaigns that make real, immediate, and concrete improvements in people’s lives and build the power of working-class and poor communities of color.
The LWV Maryland The LWV (League of Women Voters) Maryland is part of the LWV US, a nonpartisan group that neither supports nor opposes candidates or political parties at any level of government. The LWV works on issues of vital concern to its members and the public, including voting rights, making sure voters have the information they need for elections, health care reform, protecting the environment and immigration issues.
Maryland Alliance for Justice Reform (MAJR) is a nonpartisan, all-volunteer organization of more than 1800 Marylanders and over 50 enorsing organizations who advocate for evidence-based legislative and policy changes in Maryland’s correctional practices to support effective alternatives to incarceration, address inequities, and allow citizens returning from prison to lead productive lives. Their 12-page booklet, " 2023 Legislative Priorities for Criminal Justice Reform in Maryland" is now available online.
The Maryland Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is uniting people across the state to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, ecological devastation, and the distorted moral narrative of religious nationalism.
BLMIC stands against All hate speech and acts of microaggression. BLMIC joins and supports those who stand up against hate speech and actions of hate against Jews, Muslims, People of Color, LGBTQ+, Immigrants and refugees, and others who are subject to bias and discrimination. BLMIC emphasizes its commitment to Black Lives Matter, proclaiming that all lives can't matter until Black Lives Matter!