LANDOVER – As early voting polls for the primary elections opened on June 14, Maryland gubernatorial candidate and currently Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III made one final pitch to first-time voters on his platform as his campaign received two key endorsements.
COLLEGE PARK – National racial justice organization Color of Change held Happy Hour For Justice, a forum where candidates running for the position of state’s attorney had an opportunity to voice their views on criminal justice reform on June 14 at Milkboy Arthouse in College Park with over 100 people in attendance.
BRENTWOOD – The Prince George’s African American Museum and Culture Center (PGAAMCC) held its fourth annual Family Day on June 16 in North Brentwood.
LANHAM – County government officials and members of companies that benefitted from the Economic Development Incentive (EDI) Fund met atop the roof of the Remy Apartments near the New Carrollton Metro station on June 7 to celebrate what David Iannucci, assistant deputy chief administrative officer for economic development, described as “a major milestone” of $1 billion of private investment generated through the fund.
UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Educators’ Association (PGCEA) organized a sit-in at the Board of Education (BOE) meeting on Thursday, June 8 to continue their demands for transparency and accountability in the school system.