Baltimore Deserves a Department of Public Works that Works for the People The recent announcement by the Baltimore City Department of Public Works that curbside recycling collection would be suspended until at least November is a sad reflection on the priorities of the Baltimore City Government. This comes on top of recent decisions to cut rat abatement and dumping enforcement.The Baltimore City Police receive over $500,000,000 per year and the Department of Public Works are being forced by Mayor Young to choose between collecting trash and collecting recycling. Continue reading
Signed on by the Baltimore City Green Party, the following letter has officially been sent to the Mayor, City Council, and their key staff, requesting water affordability support during the COVID-19 pandemic: Continue reading
The Baltimore City Green Party is participating the 20th Anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade which takes place on Monday, January 20, 2020 at Noon. Continue reading
On December 18, 2019, it was reported by the Baltimore Sun that Delegate Cheryl Glenn is resigning from her seat held in the 45th District. Resignations are a regular occurrence in our City. Unfortunately, the voters will not have a say in who completes the years remaining in Glenn's term. Continue reading
As supporters of unionism and of public mass transit systems, the Baltimore City / Maryland Green Party offers support and solidarity for the members of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) in their strikes against the multi-national corporation, TravsDev, which claims to be “the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America,” and boasts that it employs more than 20,000 workers “across our North American operations.” Continue reading
7/28/19 Stand Up, Fight Back, and Channel Outrage to Action Last week, after three mistrials, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby succeeded in winning the unjust conviction of Keith Davis Jr. on fabricated charges. Only one day later, Donald Trump issued his abusive, racist tirade against our city. We are as outraged by the conviction of Davis as we are by Trump’s hate-mongering barrage of insults. But outrage is not enough. It is past time to channel our anger into building new political structures capable of empowering Baltimoreans over individuals and institutions that have mislead our city for decades. Fighting back against a corrupt criminal justice system and the overt racism directed at our city requires fighting back against the structural racism that is embedded across Baltimore’s social and political life. Continue reading
Our monthly working meeting will be on Sunday 7/21 from 4-6 p.m. on the 12th floor of the University of Baltimore Law Building (1401 N. Charles St.). We will meet at the tables just outside of the elevator lobby. Working meetings are a great opportunity to work on your BGP tasks with other fellow Greens.