My name is Marilyn Kresky-Wolff. I am a resident of Potomac, in District 1, and formerly: the director of Everymind’s Adult Homeless Mental Health Services, the past ED of NAMI of Baltimore, the [...]
In #TestimonyTuesday, Montgomery County Renters' Rights, Montgomery County, MD, Racial Equity MontgomeryPosted
See JUFJ’s testimony in support of funding for the Department of Housing and Community Affairs to implement rent stabilization in Montgomery County. Former JUFJ intern Sara Mitchell wrote this [...]
JUFJer Heidi Rhodes testified in opposition to Bill 32-23, which would undermine police accountability and transparency in Montgomery County.
In Budget Advocacy, Education, Montgomery County Budget, Montgomery County, MD, Racial Equity MontgomeryPosted
Jeff Reiser: A school culture that prioritizes restorative justice is a school culture where everyone feels safe and supported and where everyone has the opportunity to flourish.
In Antisemitism and White Supremacy, Baltimore, MD, Maryland State, Montgomery County, MD, Racial Equity, Racial Equity DC, Racial Equity Montgomery, Washington, DCPosted
Juneteenth events are happening around our region. Here are some events that JUFJ has been asked to promote.
JUFJer Heidi Rhodes testified in support of the STEP Act, which would reduce police involvement in traffic stops in Montgomery County.
In the Talmud Sanhedrin, the rabbis have a discussion about who deserves to be on the Sanhedrin - the high court. Essentially they’re asking, who do we consider to be the greatest of rabbis, of [...]
In Maryland State, Montgomery County Budget, Montgomery County, MD, Police Accountability, Racial Equity MontgomeryPosted
Police accountability in Montgomery County is critical. Where are we in our work to make that a reality?
In #TestimonyTuesday, Education, Montgomery County, MD, Police Accountability, Racial Equity, Racial Equity MontgomeryPosted
Rabbi Yitzhak taught that “a ruler is not to be appointed unless the community is first consulted” (Babylonian Talmud Berachot 55a) – his teaching reminds us that this vital oversight needs to [...]