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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    Join us at one of our monthly meetings where you can learn more and get involved. Here we will connect you with one of our issue specific teams dedicated to working on what you care most about. If we don’t already have a team working on the issues you care most about, we can help you get one started.

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  • Upcoming events

    Candidate Forum - April 22nd
    Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 01:00 PM · 6 rsvps
    C. Burr Artz Public Library - Downtown

    Be sure to join us Sunday, April 22nd for a candidate forum with Frederick County Progressives.


    WHEN: Sunday, April 22nd from 1:15pm - 3:30pm

    WHERE: C Burr Artz Public Library (110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701)


    With Special Guests:

    Jennifer Brannon, Candidate for State Senator (District 3)

    Jessica Douglass, Candidate for State Senator (District 4)

    Kavonte Duckett, Candidate for Frederick County Council (At Large)


    The upcoming 2018 elections are critical to making a difference in the political landscape in Frederick County and in Maryland.

    Come make your voice heard and see how you can make an impact.  Attendees will have the chance to both meet candidates and ask questions. Following the forum, starting at 3:30, we will having a planning meeting to brainstorm and discuss strategies for the primary elections. We need all our progressive members and allies to be on board. Join us!

    Frederick County Libraries do not promote or endorse the views of the program sponsors or presenters.

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