Engagement and Advocacy
On March 16, 2021, Governor Hogan received a letter from Maryland Nonprofits and Maryland Latinos Unidos signed by more than 500 signatories, including 221 organizations and 287 individuals. The letter urges more equitable vaccine access across the state and requests that nonprofits have a role in the distribution process.
Maryland Nonprofits plans to submit testimony on HB1210, which is being heard in the House Economic Matters Committee this Wednesday, Feb. 24. We recognize and will point out numerous questions and concerns shared with us individually or in an online discussion convening 150 organizations that we held on Friday, February 19. These questions include but are […]
Progress on vaccinating Marylanders is lagging statewide, and even worse among some of the most affected areas and groups. A State Senate Workgroup is monitoring the problem with state officials on a weekly basis. Please sign-on to our letter asking Governor Hogan for more equitable vaccine access across the state.
Many of our organizations are making statements regarding George Floyd’s murder. Pushback on our statements is inevitable as our entire society enters into a new level of dialogue about systemic racism. Here’s how we replied to pushback about a recent article.
The Maryland Nonprofits office will be closed on Friday, June 19, 2020, in observation of Juneteenth. The Juneteenth holiday celebrates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. On June 19, 1865 – two and a half years after Abraham Lincoln proclaimed the emancipation of enslaved people would become effective – African Americans […]
We Call on Maryland’s Leaders to Take Action Addressing Racial Injustice Maryland Nonprofits is committed to promoting racial and social justice among the nonprofit community and in all public policies. We are outraged over recent – and chronic – police killings, and add our voice to the public outcry motivating massive demonstrations across the […]