This announcement comes courtesy of MD NLG member David Norken: On Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., the Social Action Committee of Mishkan Torah will host a 90 minute presentation by Molly Gill, Director of Federal Legislative Affairs of Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM), and Patrice Sulton, an area lawyer who writes and speaks … More Mishkan Torah to Present Program on Mass Incarceration on November 6
Editors Note: In August, five members of the newly established UB Law NLG chapter went to the NLG National convention in New York City. We at the local chapter encouraged them to write-up short reflections on their experience for posting to this site. Thanks so much to Aneesa and Noah Patton for doing just that! … More UB Students Reflect on NLG National Convention
The Real News Network will be hosting an open town hall on police reform on Wednesday October 26 at 7pm The address for the event 231 Holliday Street in downtown Baltimore. Below are links for the Facebook page and reserving free tickets. https://www.facebook.com/events/1777195559222663/ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-does-real-police-reform-look-like-tickets-28189547696
The next meeting of our Chapter will be Tuesday, October 25th at 5:30pm at the University of Baltimore School of Law, room 109. If you have agenda items that you would like to discuss at the meeting, please email Curtis Cooper.
** This statement was released on 9/22/16 – see below for signatories to the letter ** Governor Larry Hogan (MD-R), we believe you should focus on ensuring that Maryland workers earn a living wage and on growing the Maryland economy, not imposing a political litmus test upon local employers. We believe your membership in Governors … More Coalition of Faith, Community, & Labor Organizations Condemn Hogan’s Membership in Governors United Against BDS, Calls on Him to Focus on Maryland Workers and Economy
Since the new school year has started, our chapter has continued to train Legal Observers (LOs). Trained LOs are encouraged to sign-up with the Baltimore Action Legal Team (BALT) in order to receive word about local protests and actions that require observation. Our next training is Tuesday 10/18 at the University of Maryland Francis King … More MD NLG Trains Legal Observers