Stephen H. Sachs was a profoundly decent human being. That is the common refrain that has been heard frequently since his death on January 12, at age 87. Attorney General Sachs is perhaps best known for prosecuting the Catonsville Nine as a young United States Attorney. It is therefore at first a bit surprising that progressives have been in the … Read More
To review the minutes of the BCPDC April 22, 2021 meeting, use the link below April 2020 Meeting Minutes
In 1971, former club president Robert Benjamin was in Washington, D.C. protesting the Vietnam War. As he explains in The Baltimore Sun, unlike 50 years ago, law enforcement deliberately avoided securing the Capitol Building last week, ignoring the plan that has existed for decades and has been used to crackdown on peaceful protesters. Almost 50 years ago, in May 1971, … Read More
At our May Zoom meeting last night, more than 40 participants heard from Sonia Shah, of Allies for PA 2020 and a noted science journalist, and Alejandra Ivanovich, of Amigos of Baltimore County, on turning Pennsylvania Blue, the recent history of pandemics, and mounting hunger in this county during this virus crisis. Plus, Tom Smith, BCPDC outreach chair, gave his … Read More
We asked the eligible voters of BCPDC to write testimonials for their favored candidate in anticipation of our upcoming endorsement vote. Here is what we received. Bernie Sanders I planned to talk about Bernie Sanders’ authenticity and lifelong commitment to justice and equity. Then the world changed overnight, and we’re in a crisis that makes everything else seem trivial. But … Read More
To review the minutes of the BCPDC January 23, 2020 meeting, use the link below January 2020 meeting minutes
The Baltimore County Progressive Democrats sent out a questionnaire to all of the candidates for Congress in District 7 in order to determine where they stood on our priority issues. The following candidates returned their questionnaires. Please select their name to see their responses. T. Dan Baker Talmadge Branch Jill P. Carter Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Mark Steven Gosnell Leslie E. … Read More
To review the minutes of the BCPDC October 2019 meeting, use the link below Oct_2019_meeting_minutes The next club meeting is Wednesday, November 20th.
The Baltimore County Progressive Democrats Club would like to thank Kali Schumitz of the Maryland Center on Economic Policy for her presentation “Building Our Future: A Revenue Plan for World-Class Schools in Maryland” at the club’s October meeting. She discussed how to fund the Kirwan Commission’s recommendations for improving education in Maryland. Ms. Schumitz also discussed how to frame the discussion with those who are … Read More
To review the minutes of the September 2019 meeting of the BC Progressive Democrats Club, please click this link:
Sept 2019 minutes
The next club meeting is Thursday October 24 at 7 PM.
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