Who we are

The Frederick County Progressives exists to empower communities to act for social and economic justice by developing leaders, cultivating allies, and building grassroots power to advance economic, racial, and environmental equity for the benefit of all people in Frederick County and Maryland. We also pledge to support efforts to increase the participation of progressive voters in state and local affairs. To these ends, the Frederick County Progressives shall work to advance causes and issues the address the needs of Frederick County residents, encourage residents’ civic engagement, and assist in the election of progressive candidates to local, state, and national office in order to expand resources and opportunities for the benefit of Frederick County residents. 

 The values of Frederick County Progressives include, but are not limited to: anti-racism, economic justice, grassroots democracy, disability rights, community uplifting education, intersectionality, social justice and anti-oppression, political independence, gender and LGBTQ+ equity, sustainability, inherent human dignity, future-focused, nonviolence, community-centered, and environmental justice.

 

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    Documentary Screening - 13th (part 1)
    Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    Virtual Meeting

     


    Directed by Ava DuVernay, 13th is an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality. The issues raised in this film are deeply important especially as the national discussion surrounding racial injustice as taken the forefront in our minds yet again over the summer.

    Join Frederick County Progressives on Thursday September 24th for a virtual screening of this documentary and to discuss the important issues raised by the film and the Black Lives Matter movement.

    This screening will be held online for the health and safety of all participants. Please RSVP below to receive a link to join the event. A reminder will be sent out prior to the screening.

     

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