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Watch the Video below for an update on Community Youth Mapping (Summer 2017) and Building a Community Youth Center in Lexington Park

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Keep our communities safe. Fighting for Democracy, is the overarching message “We Are in It Together: Your Vote Counts!”

Souls to the Polls!

Focus on the right to have optimal health outcomes and access to timely, quality, affordable health care.

Work to ensure that every student and student of color graduates ready for college or a career and to be a contributing member of a democracy.



Quote: Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.
– Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
Taking it home:  Things You Can Do !!

REPORT HATEFUL INCIDENTS - St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Department (301-475-8008 or

JOIN WITH YOUR NEIGHBORS - to build up the community

HELP DISMANTLE RACISM AND PRIVILEGE   in Southern Maryland- Participate in Tri-county events and the All Community  Initiative  in St. Mary’s County

- The Big Conversation

For More Information:                                                   Patuxent High School Lusby, Maryland

JANUARY 13, 2019

2-5 pm

- Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast

January 21, 2019

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Campus Center Great Room

6:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

Features a guest speaker and community performers.

Event is free; Breakfast available for a fee. MLK planning committee/Leonard Brown 240-895-4208

- Eyes on the Prize – film (Facilitated)
 JANUARY 22, 23  2019

Location:  Cole Cinema St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

5 pm-8 pm

- Racial Equity Institute Workshop
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center

JANUARY 24, 2019: Higher Education Center.

2 pm-8 pm

All-Community Collaborative   County-wide
JANUARY - FEBRUARY, 2019: Individual actions
MARCH-APRIL, 2019: Family actions

MAY - JUNE, 2019: Community actions

Community Mediation Center St. Mary’s County
Community Mediation Center of Calvert County
Historic Sotterley, Inc.
St. Mary’s County Branch NAACP #7025
St. Mary’s College Center for Democracy
St. Mary’s County Library
Sierra Club
Trinity Lutheran Church
Williams, McClernan, & Stack LLC


Love Not Hate
Since the November election, bigotry has become mainstream. We’ve witnessed a dramatic spike in hate crimes motivated by racism, sexism, xenophobia, and other intolerances.  We need to strengthen hate crimes laws.

Join our call to Congress to support the NO HATE Act of 2017.