Together with ACT and the County Community Action Agency to celebrate this second chance jobs movement.
Pastor Tim Stern from Ark and Dove Presbyterian Church shared about ACT's work to address the systems that create poverty and oppression in our communities with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Check out the interview!
From the Washington Post, Anne Arundel Connecting Together is one of the grant winners.
Karen V. Johnson and Timothy S. Stern: Anne Arundel council should force schools to invest in transportation
We were astonished when the Board of Education removed this funding. Concerned about student mental health amid the coronavirus, they narrowly voted to transfer these funds to mental health and other positions. This has created a specious argument between transportation and mental health. Read this commentary in the Capital Gazette.
Some of our students are being packed into Anne Arundel County school buses. Children are standing in the aisle. Others are sitting on the floor. This is not safe. Students in Anne Arundel County Public Schools who deserve safe and equitable transportation
Quick follow-ups from today's county-wide check in on Unemployment, Food Security/FeedAnneArundel, Education Equity, and Volunteering.
Using Zoom meetings, we’ll spend time breaking up into groups to share our concerns and ideas together, as well as spend some time in communal multifaith prayer. Please take some time to join us, and please tell community leaders that you want them to join you on this call.
We had a clergy and strategy team meeting this morning (March 13) via Zoom, an online videoconferencing tool. We shared the incredible ways we are being leaders in the community right now. That said, effective immediately, ACT will suspend all in-person meetings, trainings, and actions through the end of March.
From the Capital Gazette, read what Steuart Pittman had to say about gun violence and ACT.