The State led Juvenile Justice Reform Council is hosting a Listening Session at the Harriet E. Brown Community Center on Thursday, January 16th from 1:30-3:30pm and 6:30-8:30pm to hear from youth, families, individuals, service providers, educators, etc., that were influenced by the juvenile justice system. The Council is looking for feedback on challenges with the system and suggestions for reform. If you have ideas you’d like to share or know of a community member that may like to testify, please share this information. The event is free and open to the public. Those wishing to speak can register 30 minutes prior to the session and will be able to speak for 3 minutes. For more information, please reach out to Julie Mashino firstname.lastname@example.org or Cindy Scriber, County DJS Supervisor. For more information please visit http://www.calvertcountymd.gov/civicalerts.aspx?AID=1533
Sextortion and Human Trafficking: Calvert County and Beyond. Tuesday, January 14 7:00pm – 8:30pm Calvert Library, Fairview Branch 8120 Southern Maryland Blvd., Owings, MD. 20736 (410) 257-2101. Do these issues exist locally? How are women and girls vulnerable at the hands of those willing to abuse their positions of power and increasingly–online predators? Discussion to be led by Joan Winship Executive Director (ret.) International Association of Women Judges and Chair Calvert County Commission for Women and Kathryn Marsh Assistant Chief Special Victim’s & Family Violence Unit State’s Attorney Office Prince George’s County and Treasurer Calvert County Commission for Women.
Voices of Experience: Living Well with Mental Illness St. John Vianney Catholic Church 105 Vianney Lane, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Free Program : 7:15 pm-9:00 pm
Join NAMI Maryland and NAMI Southern Maryland on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 in Prince Fredrick for a FREE program where trained individuals with mental illness and family members share their personal journeys with mental illness and recovery. Present will be representatives from: The Calvert County Health Department, Recovery Centers of America, Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland, Southern Maryland Community Network, Inc., NAMI Southern Maryland and more!
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Scholarship Breakfast, Monday Jan 20, 8:30 AM, Bethel Way of the Cross Church, 5445 Cherry Hill RD, Huntingtown MD. 20639 $50 at door.
The 2020 Census seeks a complete count to determine congressional representation, planning data, and Calvert County’s share of federal funding ($1800 per person/per year). The form is brief, answers are confidential and cannot be shared with anyone. It will be conducted beginning in mid March. Congregational support will greatly improve this effort. More information to follow.