Be the Change Bmore is a community of people who come together to learn about our city, state and nation -- and take action to support progressive causes and candidates.
Be the Change Bmore can help connect you with others who share your passion for social change.
Our major focus through November 3 is the election because it is clear that change in Washington is essential to saving and building our democracy. There is no question that our Country cannot survive another four years of Trump and his enablers. We must do everything we can to elect a Democratic President and win both Houses of Congress. While Maryland is a reliably blue state, we must reach out to residents of the swing states to make sure they understand the urgency of the election and that they are able to get and vote their ballots.
The recent deaths of Black men and women by police has for some reinforced what we already knew and for others, opened our eyes to a situation that must change. The Campaign for Justice Safety and Jobs is a local coalition of groups working on issues of police accountability. Read more to learn about some of the groups that are members of the coalition and join and/or donate to one or more of these groups to help reform and reduce the Baltimore Police Department.
Someone said we are all in the same storm, but we have different boats. As most of us are staying home to protect ourselves and others from the virus, we have learned to appreciate the workers who are helping us stay safe and fed. We also understand that many people who are not able to work are at risk of hunger and loss of shelter. And undocumented immigrants are among the hardest hit by this pandemic since they aren’t eligible for any government relief.