policing


⭐ Why It Matters: Reckoning with Race. Equity. Allyship. (Baltimore County Public Library & Maryland Humanities) – VIRTUAL

Maryland Humanities presents authors Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal as they discuss their best-selling book, ‘I’m Not Dying with You Tonight‘, inspired by the death of Baltimorean Freddie Gray. In their conversation, they touch on some of today’s most pressing topics — the recent resurgence of our country’s reckoning with […]


‘School Resource Officer Program’ Public Hearing (Montgomery County Board of Education) – VIRTUAL

Text below from the Montgomery County Public Schools article ‘Public Hearing Set for March 2 on the SRO Program‘ (February 24, 2021). The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold a virtual public hearing on the School Resource Officer (SRO) program on Tuesday, March 2. The Board will hold a […]


‘School Resource Officer Program’ Public Hearing (Montgomery County Board of Education) – VIRTUAL

Text below from the Montgomery County Public Schools article ‘Public Hearing Set for March 2 on the SRO Program‘ (February 24, 2021). The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold a virtual public hearing on the School Resource Officer (SRO) program on Tuesday, March 2. The Board will hold a […]


⭐ MCCPTA Engage: MCPS School Resource Officer Information Session (Montgomery County Council of PTAs)

  (English Translation below) Invitación del Comité de Participación de MCCPTA para una reunión  Zoom, el 20 de febrero de 2021 a las 10:00 a. M., donde podra obtener más información. Tendremos discusiones en todos los niveles (Consejo de Educación, Condado, Estado) sobre el Programa de Oficiales de Policia en […]


Blair HS PTSA General Body/Membership Meeting (February 2021) – VIRTUAL

The primary focus of the meeting will be to receive feedback from the school community, including students, on the proposed resolution on School Resource Officers (SROs) from the Montgomery County Council of PTAs (MCCPTA). Note: See weblinks below for background information. Also, Mrs. Makeyda Soriano, Blair’s Resource Counselor will be […]


Tangled Up In Blue: Policing The American City (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

In her forties, with two children, a spouse, a dog, a mortgage, and a full-time job as a tenured law professor at Georgetown University, Rosa Brooks decided to become a sworn, armed reserve police officer with the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department. A liberal academic and journalist with an enduring interest […]


From Rodney King to George Floyd: The Evolution of Policing in America (The Raben Group) – VIRTUAL

The U.S. is going through a seismic shift in public opinion about policing. About this Event The U.S. is going through a seismic shift in public opinion about policing. A recent poll found Americans were more troubled by the actions of the police by a more than two-to-one margin — […]