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Advocacy Day in Maryland

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Legislation: Two bills 

HB 740: to ban direct release from solitary to the public (with some exceptions, especially for the health of the inmate), sponsored by Senator Will Smith and Delegate Jazz Lewis.

HB742 to prohibit placing incarcerated people diagnosed with serious mental illness in restrictive housing sponsored by Delegate Jazz Lewis.

Parking: Gotts Court Garage (best entrance is 25 Calvert Street, next door to a cash only garage) is the closest. There are also other options that we will send closer to the date. 


9 am: Advocacy Day Volunteers arrive for registration.  Continental breakfast will be served.

10 am: Briefing on legislation and advocacy training; assignments to small groups for visits.

11 am – 1 pm: Advocacy visits to House Judiciary and Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee members. 

1 pm: Debriefing – Volunteers share their impressions, information and insight from visits

2 pm: Conclusion of the day (with many thanks!)

In the “Comments” box, please indicate your district’s senator and delegate. You can find your Delegate or Senator at http://mdelect.net/

If you have any questions in the meantime, feel free to contact Kimberly Haven via text or voice at 443-987-3959 or email [email protected] or call Rabbi Feinberg at 202-669-7700


February 19
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:


Interfaith Action for Human Rights


House Building
6 Bladen St., Room 145
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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