Category Archives for "Legislative Updates"

Sep 02

Protest to Policy – Police Accountability in Maryland (2021)

Since the global marches and demonstrations against police brutality in 2020, there have been many conversations in the Maryland General Assembly about legislations to address policy brutality and accountability. For the past five years, LBS and many other organizations have been consistent voices in Annapolis concerning these issues. Civilian oversight is an essential component of […]

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Mar 20

Update from LBS concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Peace family, Like many organizations in Baltimore, we are closely monitoring updates and developments concerning COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The health and well being of our communities is paramount. Effective immediately, all of our core team members are working remotely and will not be present at our office. We are also postponing and/or canceling all of our […]

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Mar 11

COMMENTARY: Support Our Brothers Behind the Walls

Dayvon Love | March 11, 2020 The Maryland General Assembly has passed legislation over the past several years that signal an acknowledgment of mass incarceration. By offering individuals convicted of felonies the right to vote upon release, the Maryland Second Chance Act, and The Justice Reinvestment Act are examples of pieces of legislation that only […]

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