Statement of NLG-MD in Support of Baltimore City Ballot Initiative E to Maintain a Public Water and Sewage System

In response to Carol Park’s October 21st OP-ED titled “It’s Not Too Late to Privatize Baltimore’s Water System; Here’s Why We Should”. As an organization that has been fighting alongside our partners against the disastrous rise in water rates, the Maryland Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG-MD) was interested to read the Op-Ed published by … More Statement of NLG-MD in Support of Baltimore City Ballot Initiative E to Maintain a Public Water and Sewage System

Helping Immigration Justice of Separated Children (HIJOS) Coalition – Efforts to Assist Immigrant Families and Separated Children

Helping Immigration Justice of Separated Children (“HIJOS”) is an informal coalition comprised of individuals who came together to see how to maximize assistance to children in need of various types of services, in preparation for when the shelters in Maryland indicate what is needed. HIJOS has 200 individuals comprised of therapists (physical, art, music, expertise with trauma and children), pediatricians, social … More Helping Immigration Justice of Separated Children (HIJOS) Coalition – Efforts to Assist Immigrant Families and Separated Children

April 2018 Bus Tour of West Baltimore in Honor of Freddie Gray

In April of 2018, the Maryland Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild hosted the Guild’s annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference at the University of Baltimore School of Law.  This article by Maryland Chapter co-facilitator Curtis Cooper in Guild Notes describes a post-conference bus tour of West Baltimore to honor the third anniversary of Freddie Gray’s death, … More April 2018 Bus Tour of West Baltimore in Honor of Freddie Gray

Fact Sheet on “Unmasking Antifa Act”

The National Lawyers Guild and the Academic Solidarity Network have teamed up to challenge the “Unmasking Antifa Act of 2018.” This bill was introduced in the House in July by Rep. Dan Donovan (R-NY) and co-sponsored by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC).  This proposed bill states that anyone wearing a “disguise” who injures, … More Fact Sheet on “Unmasking Antifa Act”