Jun 04

2018 Legislative Report Card

By Adam Jackson | Uncategorized

Since becoming active in public policy advocacy in Maryland, LBS has realized that one of the biggest obstacles to improved conditions of Black people is public awareness about what goes on in the legislature. Navigating the Annapolis legislative terrain requires two things: attention to detail and time. The complicated mechanics of the state’s 90- day […]

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Jan 19

The Community Restoration Fund – A Policy Road Map to Reparations for the ‘War on Weed’

By Lawrence Grandpre | Op-Ed

Budgets are moral documents. They define a society’s values and show material commitments to the priorities they proclaim to uphold. Over the past 50 years, the city of Baltimore and the State of Maryland’s active investments in policing the War on Drugs have created conditions of concentrated poverty in Baltimore City. While not limited to […]

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