Multiracial Awareness Group Presents on the Civil Rights Movement on Feb. 20

The Multiracial Awareness Discussion Group continues its monthly exploration into our history of racism.

The Civil Rights Movement
presented by Arthur Jones
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
10 – 11:30 AM
Brookside Classroom #1

Learn about the influence the Civil Rights Movement had on our laws and our attitudes, then and now. Arthur Jones, a Charlestown resident, was deeply involved with the March on Washington during the Civil Rights Movement as a reporter and journalist. He will share his personal accounting of some of the more contentious moments in the battle for the Civil Rights Act.

The Multiracial Awareness Discussion Group invites everyone to attend its monthly discussion meeting to better understand racial issues we face in our society today. Questions? Contact Lois Schmidt or Joan Green. See the Resident Directory in MyErickson for contact information.

Join the Discussion of Ageism on February 12

Ageism in America and the Impact on Us
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
7 PM

All are welcome to the program, which will begin with an airing of Ashton Apple White’s TED Talk, Let’s End Ageism. This will be followed by a discussion with Ann McKay, whose career focused on aging services, and Pat Alt, Professor Emerita at Towson University, who taught courses on aging.

~ Sponsored by Charlestown’s Pollination Coordinating Committee ~

Community Town Hall at Catonsville High on February 12

Community Town Hall with County Executive Johnny O
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
6:30 – 8 PM
Catonsville High School, 421 Bloomsbury Avenue, Catonsville, MD

Join your County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Councilman Tom Quirk for a town hall discussion on the county budget and share your thoughts, ideas and priorities with the new administration. This is part of a series of conversations across the county. Make your voice heard!

NOTE: To reserve a seat on the Charlestown Shuttle (Cost: $5), call Transportation: 410-737-8838 x8448

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MaCCRA Day in Annapolis on February 6

All are invited to ride the free shuttle to MaCCRA Day in Annapolis on:

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
10:00 AM – 1 PM

This is our chance to visit the District 12 Legislators and hear from Barbara Brocato, MaCCRA’s Legislative Liaison. We will have a complimentary shuttle this year thanks to the Resident Council who budgeted funds.

Pack a lunch – wear your name tag – bring a photo ID. You will go through security, so don’t bring anything that can be confiscated (ex: small knife.)

Sign up by emailing or calling: Ann MacKay or Seldra Funk. Check the Resident Directory on MyErickson for contact information.

2019 Elected Officials for Charlestown’s Legislative Districts

Listed below are the national, state, and local elected officials as of 2019 who represent Charlestown’s voting district.


Donald J. Trump
The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington DC 20500

U.S. SENATORS (Representing Maryland)
Benjamin L. Cardin
100 S. Charles St., #1710, Baltimore MD 21201

Chris Van Hollen
1900 N. Howard St. Suite 100, Baltimore MD 21218

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE (Maryland’s 7th Congressional District)
Elijah Cummings
754 Frederick Road, Catonsville MD 21228

Larry Hogan
100 State Circle, Annapolis MD 21401

STATE SENATOR (District 12 – Baltimore and Howard Counties)
Clarence Lam
PO Box 891, Columbia MD 21044

STATE DELEGATES (District 12 Baltimore and Howard Counties)
Eric Ebersole
House Office Bldg, 6 Bladen St., Annapolis MD 21401

Jessica Feldmark
House Office Bldg, 6 Bladen St., Annapolis MD 21401

Terri Hill
6581 Belmont Woods, Elkridge MD 21175

John Olszewski
400 Washington Ave, Towson, Maryland 21204

Tom Quirk
754 Frederick Road, Catonsville MD 21228