Category Archives for "Legislative Updates"

Feb 19

Community oversight of policing is not a “kangaroo court”

One of the most contentious aspects of SB 627, in the 2021 Maryland General Assembly (sponsored by Sen. Jill P. Carter) is that it authorizes counties to establish a community oversight body that can impose discipline and oversight of Baltimore City police officers. The is one of the most important aspects of the bill. Baltimore […]

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Dec 19

VIDEO: 2020 Black Legislative Agenda Day

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle is pleased to convene our 7th Annual Black Legislative Agenda Day: From the Baltimore Grassroots. Our hope is that those of us working in the grassroots can use this as an opportunity to work collaboratively on our efforts in Annapolis to support legislation that will help our communities. Source: Leaders […]

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