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Montgomery County, Maryland & Beyond


I-270 and 495 Expansion - Through the Lense of the Climate Crisis
Feb 10 • 69 min
Jerry Garson explores beltway / 270 expansion in Montgomery County Maryland.
It Is a Climate Emergency - But There Is Hope
Nov 28, 2018 • 59 min
Be prepared to worry. Then take action. Montgomery County, Maryland climate activists Jody Peltason (Takoma Park Mobilization - Environmental Committee / MD Leads on Climate), Herb Simmens (Climate Mobilization MoCo / Author of “A Climate Vocabulary of…
Vision Zero - Ped, Bike, Traffic Safety - with Kristy Daphnis
Nov 20, 2018 • 43 min
October 2018 - In this first episode of ‘View from the Civic Fed’, Kristy Daphnis, committee member of the Pedestrian Bicycle and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee in Montgomery County, discusses Vision Zero, how to make streets safer for bicyclists,…
Drug Decriminalization & Legalization in Maryland
Nov 14, 2018 • 51 min
Veronica Wright, member of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council in Montgomery County, Maryland, discusses the case for decriminalizing and legalizing drugs including: - Costs / Benefits - Involvement organizing a forum on decriminalization - Next steps…
Bill Conway - Candidate, County Council, At-Large
Jun 18, 2018 • 90 min
Interview from May 15, 2018 - Montgomery County, Maryland
Andrew Friedson - Candidate, County Council, District 1
Jun 15, 2018 • 74 min
Interview | May 24, 2018 | Democratic Party Candidate
Ana Sol Gutierrez - Candidate for County Council - District 1
Jun 14, 2018 • 89 min
Interview | May 10, 2018 | Democratic Party Candidate
Helga Luest - Candidate, State Delegate, District 18
Jun 14, 2018 • 87 min
Democratic Party Candidate, Montgomery County, Maryland - Interview on 21 May 2018 You’ll Learn About: FINANCING CAMPAIGN PRIORITIES CLIMATE EMERGENCY EDUCATION JEFF WALDSTREICHER INCIDENT SOCIAL / EMOTIONAL LEARNING IN SCHOOLS TRAUMA INFORMED CARE…
Dalbin Osorio ‚Äč- County Council Candidate, District 1
Jun 13, 2018 • 97 min
Interview from May 5, 2018 | Democratic Candidate for County Council D1 Dalbin covers his unique vision for District 1 which includes: - a $17 minimum wage - halting real estate development - setting aside less money for public financing to use it for…
Ron Franks - D18 Candidate for State Delegate
Jun 13, 2018 • 84 min
Democratic Party Candidate Interview from 11 May 2018 Ron addresses: Criminal Justice System TRUST Act (To Protect Immigrants) Education Affordable Housing Tax Equity Environment Legalize Marijuana Senior Residents / Livability / Taxing of Retirement…
Meredith Wellington - Candidate, County Council, District 1
Jun 12, 2018 • 62 min
1 May 2018 - Interview - Democratic Party Candidate Hear about Meredith’s priorities including: - Schools - Transportation - Environment
Judge Forum - Circuit Court - Montgomery County
Jun 10, 2018 • 156 min
The ACLU of Montgomery County hosted a forum for all 2018 candidates for Judge of the Circuit Court of Montgomery County on June 6, 2018. Seven judges appointed by Governor Larry Hogan and one contender discussed: should the public affirm all seven seated…
Shruti Bhatnagar - Candidate for County Council
Jun 8, 2018 • 100 min
Shruti discusses a range of issues from education to diversity and hiccups with the public financing of campaigns.
Craig Carozza-Caviness - Candidate, County Council At-Large
Jun 8, 2018 • 60 min
Interview from 11 April 2018 Craig shares his views regarding these priorities: Education Pay Teachers More Close Achievement Gap Public Safety Transportation Affordable Housing Local Economy Raise Revenue Progressive Action Green Culture
Jeff Waldstreicher - Candidate for State Senate - District 18
May 21, 2018 • 79 min
Jeff shares his views on policy and the collaborative effort for securing legislation.
Bill Cook - Democratic Candidate for District 1 County Council
May 16, 2018 • 79 min
Interview from 12 February 2018 Bill covers a number of issues including: - the nefarious influence of money in politics - development money in Montgomery County - reckless development - election reforms / democratic reforms - climate - roads - income…
Evan Glass - County Council Candidate - 18 Jan 2018
May 14, 2018 • 66 min
Democratic Party Candidate for Montgomery County Council At-Large - 18 Jan 2018 Interview Evan shares his holistic approach to improving life in Montgomery County, Maryland, growing the tax base with businesses and urging citizens to take an active role…
Jim McGee - Candidate for County Council - District 1
May 3, 2018 • 89 min
Democratic candidate for Montgomery County, Maryland, county council District 1, Jim McGee, does a deep dive on a number of issues facing the county.
Racial Equity and Immigrant Rights - County Executive Forum
Apr 30, 2018 • 140 min
Here candidates for Montgomery County Executive describe their stances on immigrant rights and racial equity. From February 25, 2018. Candidates: George Leventhal Rose Krasnow Bill Frick Marc Elrich David Blair Rober Berliner
Emily Shetty - D18 Candidate
Apr 30, 2018 • 82 min
Democratic Candidate for Delegate - District 18 - 29 April 2018
Marylin Pierre
Apr 27, 2018 • 91 min
Candidate for Judge - Montgomery County Maryland - 23 Feb 2018 You’ll learn about: - the system for appointing / electing judges in Maryland - lack of empathy for people of other circumstances in the courts - Maryland Legal system - Judgeships in…
County Executive Candidate Green Forum - 26 April 2018
Apr 27, 2018 • 73 min
County Executive candidates, George Leventhal, Rose Krasnow, Robin Ficker, Marc Elrich and Roger Berliner share their views on the environment at a green forum organized by Conservation Montgomery.
Mila Johns - Candidate for Delegate - District 18
Apr 20, 2018 • 87 min
In this interview with Democratic Party Candidate for State Delegate in Maryland’s District 18 you’ll learn about Mila’s views on: Health Care Health Care in Maryland Medicare for All Death with Dignity Climate Emergency Reforming the Maryland State…
Dana Beyer - D18 State Senate Candidate - Maryland
Apr 5, 2018 • 85 min
Democratic candidate for state senate, Dana Beyer shares why she is running for district 18 in Montgomery County. Beyer discusses: - experience as an organizer, activist and lobbying for legislation in the Maryland legislature - making progressive…
United for Maryland Democratic Candidate Forum for Maryland Governor - 18 Februar 2018
Mar 31, 2018 • 72 min
United for Maryland’s ‘Fireside Chat’ from the Carderock Springs Swim and Tennis Club in Bethesda, Maryland. The following Democratic party candidates make their case for why they should earn your vote in the Maryland, June 26th, Democratic party primary.…
Brandy Brooks - Part I
Mar 29, 2018 • 46 min
Candidate for Montgomery County Council - Democrat, At-Large
Tim Willard - Part I - County Council Candidate
Mar 21, 2018 • 36 min
At-Large Candidate for Montgomery County Council, Green Party You’ll learn about Tim’s ideas regarding: - building a sustainable community in Montgomery County - creating a local, green economy - renewable energy / rapid movement to 100% clean energy -…
Indivisible Institute - Voices From The Training
Mar 21, 2018 • 32 min
Indivisible leadership training of Northeast chapter leaders - Newark, NJ - March 10 and 11, 2018 Here are some voices of from Indivisible and youth movement leaders who attended the training.
SAFE Act Press Conference - 8 Mar 2018 - Annapolis Maryland
Mar 8, 2018 • 28 min
Maryland Delegates and Activists Present the SAFE Act Bill to protect the immigrant community in Maryland from ICE detainers and ensure that residents can interact with law enforcement, health care and other officials / institutions without fear of arrest…
Dana Beyer - D18 MD State Senate Candidate - Quick Take - Parkland School and Guns
Mar 8, 2018 • 6 min
Quick take interview with Dana Beyer on: - Parkland School Shooting and Marco Rubio’s comments at a forum for the community about the shooting And Jon gives a long monologue about the mission of this podcast: - inspring civic engagement - informing voters…
Marc Elrich - Part I - Candidate for County Executive
Feb 22, 2018 • 37 min
Elrich discusses, on this episode of the ACTIVIST - Montgomery County, Maryland & Beyond: Schools Close Achievement Gap Correlation between performance / poverty Address underlying social issues Reduce class size Development Business incubators Provide…
Danielle Meitiv - Part I - Candidate for County Council At-Large
Feb 10, 2018 • 32 min
Danielle Meitiv Discusses: - Lack of local media - Affordable Housing - Transit Improvement (MARC, Metro Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) - Growing the economy & the green economy - Transparency and accountability in government - Zero waste - (Composting /…
Ashwani Jain - Part I - Candidate for County Council At-Large - Part I
Feb 6, 2018 • 35 min
Jain discusses, on this episode of the ACTIVIST - Montgomery County, Maryland & Beyond: Three priorirites: Reduce opportunity gap Strenghen local economy Reducing traffic congestion On the opportunity gap (instead of the achievement gap) Budget Gap Public…
Danila Sheveiko - Part I - Montgomery County Civic Federation
Feb 5, 2018 • 36 min
Danila Sheveiko, 2nd VP of the Montgomery County Civic Federation Discusses: - Land use and planning in Montgomery County - Unfunded and lagging public infrastructure - Sexual assault and non-transparency in Montgomery County Public Schools - Costco Gas…