Jobs / Turnaround Thursday: 

$1.3 million for the Turnaround Thursday movement in Anne Arundel County to provide job training and services for unemployed residents returning from incarceration

Internet Access:

Support from key politicians to work with ACT and invite stakeholders from all socioeconomic and racial backgrounds to be a part of contract negotiations in December 2021 to determine which cable and internet providers can provide service in Anne Arundel County. 

Feed Anne Arundel:

During the Pandemic ACT's organizing led to: 

  • $1.5M+ in donations and grants

  • 150,000+ nutritious and delicious meals, prepared to feed the hungry during the pandemic

  • 80 restaurants/small businesses remain open, citing Feed Anne Arundel as the reason 

  • 1,500 restaurant workers retaining their jobs

Education / School Transportation

ACT successfully pushed the school board to speed up its lead testing in drinking water in Anne Arundel schools. A disproportionate number of schools with significant African American populations had faucets with dangerous lead levels, and ACT made sure those schools were tested and remediated first.

Affordable Housing:

Passing of fair housing law in Anne Arundel County that removes sources of income discrimination. 

 

Education:

FACT successfully pushed the school board to speed up its lead testing in drinking water in Anne Arundel schools. A disproportionate number of schools with significant African American populations had faucets with dangerous lead levels, and ACT made sure those schools were tested and remediated first.

 

Do Not Stand Idly By (Gun Violence Reduction/Prevention):

Secured involvement of the County Executive, the Mayor of Annapolis and their respective police chiefs, leading to investment in new national Gun Safety Consortium for gun safety technology to address issues of illegal guns, gun violence and suicide.

ACT VICTORIES 

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