UPDATE: People Power & Potluck! … and Nonviolent Action, Book Group, Dinners, and More (May 30, 2017)

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Trump is still Trump, and Takoma Park is still resisting. Thank you for your involvement… for joining in the fight… for helping build community. We’ve blocked some of the worst excesses and must continue to stand together. How? By organizing and mobilizing, discussion, learning, marching, and engaging. Via local action. Here are activities you can […]

UPDATE: Keeping busy: Up-coming Mobilization events, training, and opportunities to get involved (May 16, 2017)

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With so many head spinning turns in Washington, there are many ways to respond. Here are a few upcoming opportunities, a run-down of up-coming events, training, and opportunities that will help us advance the cause – The next BIG Takoma Park Mobilization meeting, June 10 Save the date for the next BIG Takoma Park Mobilization […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Book Group Planning

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The TP-MOB Education and Training working group is creating a Book Group in which participants will read and discuss books related to the TP-MOB statement of purpose. We anticipate that the book group will meet monthly, with the first meeting in mid-June, and the first book to be read is The New Jim Crow: Mass […]

WORKSHOP: Civil Dialogue: Building Skills to Bridge the Divide, May 13, 2017

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The Education and Training Group of Takoma Park Mobilization Presents: Civil Dialogue: Building Skills to Bridge the Divide Concerned that political polarization is dividing our society into warring tribes? Wish you could have non-adversarial discussions with people who do not share your views? Want to reach out to them to explore possible common ground, but hesitate […]

TEACH-IN on Islamophobia, April 9

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Islamophobia: What is it? What can we do about it? Get information about how the government, media, entertainment industry and other institutions in our society target Muslim citizens and foster intolerance and racism. Join us as we learn from speakers who are knowledgeable about the institutional nature of Islamophobia through a civil and human rights […]

TECH TRAINING: Google Apps to Support Mobilization Efforts // 3.26 @ 1pm

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Much of the good work that’s happening throughout TP Mobilization is being supported by systems inside Google Suite, especially Google Docs. We’ve heard from many members they are not comfortable working with that technology, and this free training has been created to fill those technology knowledge gaps! Where: Historic Takoma 7328 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, […]

ACTION ALERT: Ask Governor Hogan to Oppose Repeal of Medicaid Expansion

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The Republicans recently introduced their bill to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, and it’s rapidly moving through Congress. It would eliminate the Medicaid expansion, which currently covers more than 10 million low income Americans. Maryland is a Medicaid expansion state, yet Governor Hogan is one of the few Republican governors not advocating for keeping the program […]

ACTION ALERT: Tell your legislator: Support The Maryland Trust Act

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Just weeks into the Trump administration we are in the middle of an ICE crackdown on immigrants across America, which is tearing families apart and ruining lives.

In Maryland, our state lawmakers have an opportunity to act right now to help protect immigrant communities and preserve vital trust in local police, schools, courts and other services. Tell your state delegates and senator to pass the Maryland Law Enforcement and Governmental Trust Act (HB 1362/SB 835)!