Ending Homelessness During the Pandemic (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Hear about the challenges and vulnerabilities for persons who are street homeless and what it takes to provide solutions to the most difficult cases. Speaker: John Mendez, Executive Director of Bethesda Cares In 2020, Bethesda Cares set a new county record for achieving street-to-home housing placement on behalf of individuals […]

⭐ Fair Housing: Knowing Your Rights (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Please join us for this free, informative workshop from the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights about the laws under the Fair Housing Act which provide protections that exist for all Marylanders. One of our most fundamental rights is to live peaceably where we choose – where everyone has equal access to neighborhoods […]

A Right to the City – Brick by Brick (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

As part of our ongoing A Right to the City speakers series, join us for a very special screening of the film Brick by Brick and discussion with filmmakers Shirikiana Aina and Merawi Gerima. In conversation with Samir Meghelli of the Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Community Museum, the film’s director Aina and as […]

Your Retirement Dream: How Planning Can Make It Come True (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for “Your Retirement Dream: How Planning Can Make It Come True” with Harriet Edleson, author and journalist. Retirement! Have you imagined you’d be lounging on a beach in the south of France or Bethany Beach? Riding a luxury train through the White Towns of Southern Spain? Buying a vacation […]

Community Resiliency And Health Promotion For Asian American Seniors (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Chinatown Home: A conversation with Wah Luck House residents about preserving community connections, affordable housing, health and aging, and combating anti-Asian racism during the global pandemic. In the midst of neighborhood gentrification, D.C.’s Wah Luck House has remained an affordable home and community anchor for generations of Chinatown residents, with […]

⭐ Know Your Rights: Fair Housing Act (Maryland Fair Housing Commission) – VIRTUAL

Fair housing is the right of all people to buy, sell or rent residential property and to live where they choose. In this workshop, learn about the Fair Housing Act, which provides protection under the law against housing discrimination to all Marylanders, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, familial or […]

⭐ The Lines Between Us: Civil Rights and Housing In the 21st Century (ACLU Maryland) – VIRTUAL

Join the University of Baltimore and the ACLU of Maryland for a conversation with award-winning journalist and author of The Lines Between Us: Two Families and a Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide, Lawrence Lanahan. Lanahan will be joined in discussion with Adria Crutchfield, executive director at Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership, Barbara Samuels, ACLU of Maryland’s […]

Historically Speaking: The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the African American Community (African American History and Culture Museum) – VIRTUAL

The museum will host a stimulating discussion about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the economy and the African American community. Panelists Algernon Austin and Jevay Grooms will discuss this economic issue and how the community may prevail with critical interventions. Michael Fletcher of ESPN’s Undefeated will moderate the discussion. REGISTER Image: A black-and-white photograph taken […]