The 2022 state elections provide an opportunity to advance policies that allow all Marylanders to thrive, regardless of race, gender, sexuality, where they live, or the circumstances in which they live. they were born. It is essential that the issues that candidates for governor and other public office consider in the coming months are grounded in community needs and goals.
We invite you to join one of our community listening sessions, hosted by the Maryland Center on Economic Policy in partnership with community groups, to discuss how the state’s policy choices affect your family and community. Amplify your voice and help shape the agenda for the next four years.
Listening sessions are free, will take place virtually via Zoom, and are open to all Marylanders. Please register for the area of the state you feel the strongest connection to or choose the date that works best for you.
East Coast | September 9, 7 p.m. | Register
Organized in partnership with the Talbot and Wicomico chapters of the NAACP, AFSCME Council 3, Eastern Shore Wellness Solutions, Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ, UNITE Here Local 7 and CASA
Baltimore and Central Maryland | September 22, 7 p.m. | Register
Organized in partnership with 1199 SEIU, AFSCME Council 3, Atlantic Central Conference of the United Church of Christ and CASA.
Frederick and Western Maryland | September 29, 6:30 p.m. | Register
DC Metro Area | October 6, 6:30 p.m. | Register
Organized in partnership with 1199 SEIU, AFSCME Council 3, Atlantic Central Conference of the United Church of Christ, CASA, Montgomery Housing Partners and UNITE Here Local 25
Feedback form: If you can’t make it to a listening session or prefer to submit written feedback, we still want to hear from you! Share your impressions via this form.
Get an overview of recent political developments in Maryland and the challenges and opportunities for communities across the state. Do you agree or disagree with this orientation? Do you have any other ideas? Let us know in a listening session or via the feedback form.
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Infrastructure – PDF | Text
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Membership – PDF | Text
The Maryland Center on Economic Policy is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and advocacy organization. We are not affiliated with any political candidate or campaign and will not support or campaign for any individual candidate for election.