Your Reps Contact Information

Sr. Senator Ben Cardin: Contact Form for Direct Email

D.C. Office (202) 224-4524
Baltimore Office (410) 962-4436
Bowie Office (301) 860-0414
Cumberland Office (301) 777-2957
Rockville Office (301) 762-2974
Salisbury Office (410) 546-4250
Southern Maryland Office (301) 860-0414

Jr. Senator Van Hollen: Contact Form for Direct Email

D.C. Office (202) 224-4654

Representative Elijah Cummings: Contact Form for Direct Email

D.C. Office (202) 225-4741 Hours: M-F 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM EST
Baltimore Office  (410) 685-9199 Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM EST
Catonsville Office (410) 719-8777 Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM EST
Ellicott City (410) 465-8259 M-F 8:30AM to 5PM EST

Lights for Liberty

FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2019 – 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

LOCATION: PATRIOT PLAZA – 401 BOSLEY AVENUE, TOWSON, MD

https://www.facebook.com/events/patriot-plaza/lights-for-liberty-baltimore-county-md/373047776896225/

Catonsville Indivisibles is proud to be co-hosting Lights for Liberty in Baltimore County. Join us to protest the inhumanity of immigrant detention.

Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps, will bring thousands of Americans to detention camps across the country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by refugees.

Hosts | Organizers:
Together We Will Baltimore Area (Jill Hornstein | Camille Mihalic)
Our Revolution Baltimore City/County (Sheila Ruth)
Galvanize Maryland (Sarah Mogol)
Indivisible Central Maryland (Susan Radke)
Alexandra Ivanovich
Lenora Dawson

Co-Hosts:
CASA
Asylee Women Enterprises (AWE)
Lutheran Immigrant & Refugee Services (LIRS)
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc (CLINIC)

Indivisible Towson
Catonsville Indivisibles
TWW Baltimore Area
Baltimore County Progressive Democrats Club
Our Revolution Baltimore City/County
Galvanize Maryland

Speakers:
Ben Cardin, US Senator of Maryland – (written support statement)
John Sarbanes, Congressman, 3rd District, MD (written support statement)
Shelly Hettleman, Maryland House of Delegates, District 11
Carmen Christiana, (representing Johnny Olszewski, Jr., Baltimore County Executive, written support statement)

CASA
Asylee Women Enterprises (AWE)
Lutheran Immigrant & Refugee Services (LIRS)
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)
Esperanza Center
Immigrant Families Together
Jennifer Zunikoff
Jessica Lopez
Walkiria Aceituno
Alejandra Ivanovich

Music & Chants:
Max Bent, Max Makes Music
One God, One Thought (OGOT)

Vendor Tables:
Organizing Committee
Protest Poster Making Table
CASA
Asylee Women Enterprises
Latino Network Providers
Latino Racial Justice
Immigrant Families Together
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)
Lutheran Immigrant & Refugee Services (LIRS)

Getting Press Coverage at Your Event

For local media contacts, please see below link:

https://wordpress.com/post/catonsvilleindivisible.wordpress.com/624

How To Get Press To Cover Your Event (from Indivisible National):

With events and actions revving up this summer, it’s a good time to review your group’s local media strategy. Local media coverage forces your member of Congress and their staff to spend time reckoning with your issues and your stories. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive press coverage guideto help drum up more coverage before your next event! We recommend your group leaders read the full guide, but here’s out quick rundown:

  • Plan an Indivisible event that’s media-friendly. When planning your next event, make sure media coverage is baked in from the beginning. Consider the timeliness of your issue, what visuals you can provide to catch attention, and how your scheduling may impact coverage.
  • Invite media to your local event. We recommend designating a point person for media relations within your group who will handle.
  • No media at your event? No problem. We have lots of tips on how to generate media coverage even when reporters didn’t attend, including sharing photos and video from your event on social media and tagging the reporters you pitched as soon after the event as possible.
  • Consider different types of media. Every reporter will be looking for something different, but journalists from the same kind of media will have similar needs. For example, if you’re pitching a rally to local television and radio outlets, make sure you provide a “mult-box” ready for them to plug into at the event site.

Lastly, make sure your events are registered at indivisible.org/events so we can lift them up too. Any event on the map by Friday at 11:59pm ET will go out in a Saturday email to Indivisibles near your event.

And here’s how you register events:

  1. Group leaders can register events with us at this link.
  2. After registering an event, group leaders will get an email to the email address they provided when they registered, with the subject line “Confirm your local Indivisible event”.
  3. The same link that a group leader clicks to confirm their event will lead them to their host tools. It’s a good idea to star the “Confirm your local Indivisible event” email, as that will be the only place the group leader can find the link to their host tools.