Door Stories: Week of December 4th, 2017

This weekend, I knocked on Rachel & Jason’s door in the Baltimore Highlands neighborhood. They are homeowners here in Baltimore, and we talked through their concerns about public safety. I believe that no one should live in a neighborhood where gun shots and related violence are common occurrences. In spite of the challenges their neighborhood faces, Rachel & Jason are committed to staying in Baltimore and improving their community.

Net Neutrality

Today, I’m #thankful for net neutrality. An internet which doesn’t discriminate is a space with the freedom of open communication and innovation.

A little girl’s simple question

Last session, I was walking through Lawyers Mall in front of the Maryland State House, when I met a group of elementary and middle school students who were advocating for …

Door Stories: Week of July 10th, 2017

Over the past week, I’ve knocked on hundreds of doors, and talked to dozens of neighbors in the McElderry Park Community and Patterson Park Neighborhood. These encounters are important for …

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In The Margins (Baltimore Style)

“My starting point for everything I do is social justice,” says Robbyn Lewis, one of three state delegates representing Maryland’s 46th District. For her, “social justice” means advocating for public health and criminal justice reform and building a green community that everyone can enjoy. Home to great wealth and great poverty, the 46th includes Harbor East as well as Cherry Hill and Curtis Bay, and is the whitest legislative district in the city—60 percent. Lewis is the district’s first delegate of color.