BGP Weekly Newsletter 5/22 - 5/28

 

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In Case You Missed It…


  • Please note that our Party Election (previously scheduled for June 10th) has been merged with our June General Meeting (June 14th) for the convenience of our members.



What Is Coming Up and How Can I Get Involved?


  • Check Out the “Get Involved” Section of our Website. Here you can find details and contact info for many of our different activities and ways that you can contribute.


  • Our summer Canvassing and Phone Banking Drive continues. If you are interested in reaching out to your fellow Greens, especially ones who may live in your neighborhood, please contact Andy Ellis at s.andrew.ellis@gmail.com





Further Down The Line…

  • Baltimore City GP June General Meeting, Wednesday June 14th 7-9pm

  • Baltimore County GP June General Meeting, Tuesday June 20th 6:30-8:30pm

  • Maryland Green Party State Assembly 2017, Saturday June 24th


Shared Events

These are non-BGP events shared by our members that you may find of interest.


  • West Wednesday: Justice for Tyrone West. West Wednesday: a weekly protest to honor Tyrone West and all victims of police brutality. The West family and their supporters demand accountability for Tyrone's death at the hands of Baltimore Police on July 18, 2013. To this day, there has been no investigation into his death despite it being ruled a homicide. West Wednesday is usually held 6:30-8:30pm at the intersection of Greenmount Ave and 33rd St. Contact brookfarm@verizon.net for details.


  • Young Writers Present! “Join Writers in Baltimore Schools for a reading featuring young writers from Margaret Brent, Calverton, and Barclay middle schools! These 6 - 8th grade students attend weekly in-school or after-school creative writing groups, which are taught by Johns Hopkins and University of Baltimore MFA students. Students have been working on writing fiction and poetry all year, and they'd love to have you in the audience for this performance. Writers in Baltimore Schools empowers the voices of Baltimore City students through in-school, after-school, and summer programming that builds skills in literary and communication while creating a community of support for young writers.” Wednesday May 24th 6:30-8:30pm at Red Emma’s Coffeehouse and Bookstore, 30 W North Ave.


  • Rising Up Summer Kickoff “More than 400 residents from across Baltimore have joined together to become United Not Blighted, uplifting the 20/20 Campaign for Fair Development as a solution for blight and disinvestment in our communities. 20/20 calls on our city to invest 20 million dollars annually to deconstruct vacants- providing 400 living wage jobs every year, and another 20 million to create permanently affordable housing- rehabbing 400 homes each year to create healthy & safe rental and home ownership opportunities.” Baltimore Housing Roundtable and Workers United are launching their summer campaign and hosting this event to start organizing for the rest of the season. Thursday May 25th 6-8pm at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 2640 St Paul St.


  • Malcolm X Talks: Youth Fund Task Force Update “Come join Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle for our May Malcolm X Talk. In November 2016, Baltimore voters approved a $12 Million Youth Fund that will be investing in programs that support Baltimore Youth. Our CEO Adam Jackson was named the Co-chair of the Youth Fund Task Force in Early 2017. Over the past several weeks, the Task Force has met to discuss how the fund would be governed. This month, our CEO is presenting on the progress of the Task Force thus far and its future plans.” Friday May 26th 6-8pm at the Real News Network building, 231 Holliday St


  • Black-Owned Small Business Expo “Support Black Owned Small business at this one stop shop expo event. Come out to network and purchase products and services of all types from locally owned businesses in the Washington D.C. and Baltimore Metro areas. From jewelry to houseware, fashion, beauty products, electronics, food and much more this is an event you won’t want to miss. The Black Owned Small Business Expo is free to patrons and open to the public, however, interested small business vendors should email danie@daniebjones.com for more information.” Saturday May 27th 9:30am-4pm at the Waldof Culture Center, 109 Post Office Rd, Waldorf MD


Calendar

Follow this link to the full interactive version of the calendar for updates, additional details, and to share events