On January 9th at 6pm, we are gathering at Douglas Memorial Community Church to discuss and take action on the Baltimore City Budget, as well as the one in the state of Maryland. Without work and some significant changes at BOTH levels, our schools will remain underfunded for the next ten years!
Public schools in Maryland and Baltimore City are grossly underfunded. It’s time for the Maryland General Assembly and Baltimore's Mayor and City Council prioritize a meaningful solution - one that addresses all aspects of the problem - so that every child and every neighborhood has a great public school.
We demand that our state legislators recognize:
We need to fix our tax system to support significant new state investments in education and ensure that large corporations and wealthy individuals are paying their share for the public services we all rely on.
We demand that our Mayor and City Councilmembers: