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February 2022

Watch Party: Paid Family and Medical Leave & Rental Assistance Hearings

February 15 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of a computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Join us for a watch party to hear JUFJ and coalition partners testify on paid family and medical leave legislation during the House Economic Matters Committee hearing, and on rental assistance legislation during the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing.

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Watch Party: Civilian Review Board & Access to Counsel

February 16 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of a computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Join us for a watch party to hear JUFJ and coalition partners testify on Baltimore civilian review board legislation during the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing, and on access to counsel legislation during the House Judiciary Committee hearing.

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Maryland Community Meeting

February 16 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Maryland State
Zoom screenshot of JUFJers with the title Maryland Community Meeting

Join us for campaign updates and how to take action in Annapolis!

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Watch Party: Making Rental Assistance Work & Fund Access to Counsel Hearings

February 22 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of a computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Join us for a watch party to hear JUFJ and coalition partners testify on making rental assistance work legislation during the House Environment and Transportation Committee hearing, and on access to counsel for renters legislation during the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing.

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Watch Party: Funding Women’s Prerelease Facility

February 23 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of a computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Join us for a watch party to hear DPSCS Corrections provide a report to the Appropriations Public Safety and Administration Subcommittee, which will inform our work to fund a women's prerelease center in Maryland.

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Watch Party: Baltimore City House Delegation Hearing – Baltimore Civilian Review Board

February 25 | 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of a computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Tune in to the Baltimore City House Delegation hearing of Clarifying the Baltimore City Civilian Review Board Role, which will allow for increased community oversight of the police.

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March 2022

Watch Party: House Judiciary Committee Hearing – Baltimore Civilian Review Board

March 1 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of a computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Tune in to the House Judiciary Committee hearing of Clarifying the Baltimore City Civilian Review Board Role, which will allow for increased community oversight of the police.

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Maryland Community Meeting

March 2 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Maryland State
Zoom screenshot of JUFJers with the title Maryland Community Meeting

Join us for campaign updates and how to take action in Annapolis!

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Watch Party: SRO Funding and Women’s Prerelease Funding

March 8 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of a computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Tune in to the House Appropriations Committee hearing of a bill that would increase the funding for school resource officers (SROs) and for the Senate Budget and Taxation Capital Budget Subcommittee hearing of funding a Women's Prerelease Facility.

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Watch Party: Appropriations Capital Budget Subcommittee – Women’s Prerelease

March 9 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of a computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Tune in to the House Appropriations Capital Budget Subcommittee hearing of funding a Women's Prerelease Facility with JUFJ!

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Purim 2022: from Annapolis to Zoom

March 15 | 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Maryland State
JUFJers in Annapolis with Purim decorations

Purim is a joyful Jewish holiday that commemorates the story of Queen Esther, who used her power to help her community during challenging times. Every year on (or near) Purim, JUFJ activists deliver mishloach manot, sweet gifts to our Maryland state legislators, along with a reminder of what our legislative priorities are for this year's General Assembly session. But we can't make this sweet delivery without your help.

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Watch Party: House Judiciary Committee Hearing – Child Interrogation Protection Act & Funding Access to Counsel

March 23 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maryland State
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Tune in to the House Judiciary Committee hearing of the Child Interrogation Protection Act & Funding Access to Counsel

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Maryland Community Meeting

March 23 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Maryland State
Zoom screenshot of JUFJers with the title Maryland Community Meeting

Join us for our next Maryland Community Meeting where we'll discuss campaign updates and how we can best move our work forward. Join at 7:30 PM for a JUFJ 101 if you're newer to JUFJ, or for a schmooze session if you're a returning JUFJer. The full meeting will begin at 8:00 PM. All are welcome!

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Watch Party: House Economic Matters Committee – Time to Care

March 24 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of a computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Tune in to the House Economic Matters Committee hearing of the Time to Care Act

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JUFJ & JCA Freedom Seder

March 27 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DC
Baltimore
Montgomery County
Maryland State

For the past 20 years, the Freedom Seder has brought together hundreds of people and has connected the tradition of Passover to current fights for social justice. Join JUFJ and JCA for this year's virtual event as we come together as a community in mutual solidarity with people from different backgrounds, traditions, races, religions, genders and zip codes, to celebrate working toward our collective liberation.

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Watch Party: Environment & Transportation – Making Rental Assistance Work

March 29 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Maryland State
Image of a computer with the words "Jews United for Justice Watch Party"

Tune in to the House Environment and Transportation Committee hearing of Making Rental Assistance Work

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April 2022

MD Campaign Updates and Sine Die 2022 Text Bank

April 6 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maryland State
Text Bank graphic

Come text bank with us as we recruit our community to take final action on our key priorities and join our big celebration for Sine Die (the end of the legislative session)!

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May 2022

Maryland Community Meeting & Debrief

May 4 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Maryland State
20 JUFJ members on a Zoom call

Come to our statewide debrief as we review what we accomplished this legislative session!

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Why We Say Defund

May 16 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Baltimore

What do we mean when we say “Defund the Police?” What does “Defund'' mean in practice? And, what do our Jewish values say about just and fair budgets?

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June 2022

Maryland Legislative Redistricting

June 15 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Maryland State
Maryland Legislative Redistricting. Learn with us on Wednesday, June 15. Zoom, 7:30 PM

Join Jews United for Justice, the Baltimore Jewish Council, and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Howard County to learn more about the statewide redistricting process and what it means moving forward.

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