Annual Breakfast for Mothers of Murdered Sons and Daughters
On Sunday, March 19th, Director Carter attended the annual fundraising breakfast for Mothers of Murdered Sons and Daughters. M.O.M.S.D. is an organization created to provide support to Baltimore families impacted by homicide.
Director Carter at the M.O.M.S.D. Breakfast with SA Marilyn Mosby, Dr. Karsonya Whitehead, Mr. Norman Johnson, Mrs. Judy Cox, Judge Sylvester Cox, Ms. Sharita Thomas.
Civil Rights History at Thomas Jefferson Elementary Middle School
Director Carter came to Thomas Jefferson Elementary Middle and gave a presentation on the history of the Civil Rights Movement to the 5th grade class. We are always happy to bring civil rights education to learners of all ages!
National Human Rights Day In Annapolis
Director Carter was proud to speak at Human Rights Day 2017 in Annapolis. Thanks to the Maryland Association of Human Rights/Relations Agency for the invitation to this important event!
Present at the event were Executive Director of the Maryland Commission on Human Rights, MAHRA President and former Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement, Mr. Alvin Gillard, and Ms. Syeetah Hampton-El Esq., Community Relations Commissioner and family advocacy attorney.
Black History Month Healthy Cooking Demo from The Land of Kush
On Tuesday, February 14th, at the invitation of Mayor Pugh and Director Carter and Deputy Director Thomas attended an event at City Hall to celebrate Black History Month and healthy cooking. Chef Gregory Brown and Chef Naijha Wright-Brown, co-owners of the Land of Kush, along with Mayor Catherine Pugh worked together to prepare healthy vegan soul food recipes as part of Baltimore Black History Month and an effort from the Baltimore Food Policy Initiative and the Baltimore City Health Department to create conversations about healthy eating and exercise. Director Carter thanks Mayor Pugh for the invitation, and Chef Gregory and Chef Naijha for the informative demo and the delicious food! African American cultural heritage preservation and access to healthy food are two vital civil rights issues, and we were so happy to be there to support this wonderful event.
Director Carter and Chef Naijha Wright-Brown
Chef Naijha Wright-Brown, Mayor Catherine Pugh, and Chef Gregory Brown cooking together.
Hispanic Community Resource Events
The Office of Civil Rights wishes to thank Internal Affairs Division, Baltimore Police Department, Lakeland Elementary/Middle School, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, and Salem United Methodist Church for allowing us to be a part of your community resource presentations and help community members learn more about the Civilian Review Board!
La Oficina de Derechos Civiles quiere agradecer a La División de Asuntos Internos, Departamento de Policía de Baltimore, Lakeland Elementary/Middle School, y La Iglesia Metodista Unida Salem Baltimore Hispana para brindarnos la oportunidad de ser parte de sus presentaciones de recursos en la comunidad, y ayudar a los miembros aprender más sobre la Junta de Revista Civil!
Highlights of the events hosted to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Baltimore City Community Relations Commission.
MTA Bus Advertisements - Summer 2016
Baltimore City Regional NACOLE Conference - October 14, 2016
Director Brown addresses the conference attendees with:
Tara Huffman, Director, Criminal & Juvenile Justice Program, OSI-Baltimore
Brian Corr, President, NACOLE & Executive Secretary, Police Review and Advisory Board, Cambridge, MA
Conference Moderator and Panelists ( From L to R) - Best practices in Strengthening Civilian Oversight: Lessons Learned During Consent Decrees and Settlement Agreements
Susan Huston, Independent Police Monitor, Office of the Independent Police Monitor, New Orleans, LA
Richard Jerome, Deputy Monitor, NYPD Stop and Frisk Case, New York, NY
Pierce Murphy, Director, Office of Police Accountability, Seattle, WA
Moderator: Delegate Antonio Hayes, 40th District, Maryland House of Delegates, Baltimore, MD
Conference Moderator and Panelists ( From L to R) - Overview of Police Accountability and the Importance of Civilian Oversight
Rob Davis, Chief Social Scientist, Police Foundation, Washington, DC
Ursula Price, Deputy Monitor, Office of the Independent Police Monitor, New Orleans, LA
Sonia Kumar, Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union, Baltimore, MD
Margo Frasier, Police Monitor, Office of the Police Monitor, Austin, TX
Moderator: Tara Huffman, Director, Criminal & Juvenile Justice Program, OSI- Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Brown bag lunch with the topic of "the hiring of ex-offenders in Baltimore City" - November 16, 2016
Diamond Evening Reception- November 29, 2016
Past and Present CRC Commissioners (L to R): Victor Clark Jr., Richard Hollander, Syeetah Hampton - El, Reverend Todd Yeary, and Steve Ruckman
We were honored to have a so many distinguished guests attend our reception.
Director Brown and Former Director Alvin O. Gilliard as he accepted his certificate of recognition from the Mayor for his dedicated service to the Community Relations Commission.
The sisters of former longstanding Commissioner Lillian Jones- Cuffie accept her certificate of recognition from the Mayor.
Director Brown and CRC Supervisor Susan Randall as she accepted her certificate of recognition from the Mayor for her dedicated service to the Community Relations Commission.
Jackie Caldwell addressed the crowd after accepting her certificate of recognition for being a strong ally in the fight for justice from the Mayor.
Director Brown and City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young.
Brown Bag lunch with the topic of "discrimination in the workplace" - December 9, 2016