Fund Human Needs 2021 Coalition

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Fund Human Needs, Not War!

Together, we can make our priorities heard! Let’s tell our leaders to put our money, not towards more and more weapons, but towards the HUMAN NEEDS that matter most!

If you are a member of a Maryland community organization, union, or faith group that believes it’s time to #movethemoney from over $740 billion on war to a comparable investment in fighting poverty, infectious disease, environmental havoc, and white supremacy, join the action below!

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We call upon the Maryland Congressional delegation to advocate forcefully for these Federal budget changes:

·  Major reductions in military spending, beginning now.

·  Immediate and significant increases in domestic spending to protect the climate and to address systemic racism, economic inequality, and the immigration crisis.

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To be a coalition member, the organization agrees:

·        To endorse the two key principles of the coalition (above)

·        To be listed on materials (written and on-line) as a member of the coalition

·        To identify someone as a primary contact for the coalition from the organization

·        To inform the organization’s members of the coalition’s campaign, and of campaign activities as they are developed, for example through social media or other communication mechanisms

Coalition members may, if they choose:

·        Identify one or more persons to serve on a coalition campaign committee

·        Organize events for their members on the topic of the coalition, for example, a webinar or in-person presentation (presentations on militarism can be presented by MD Peace Action)

·        Propose activities for the campaign and help organize them

·        Pass a formal resolution affirming the two goals

·        Create a task force on militarism within the organization

·       Develop other activities, as desired

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