Lou Packett

Kirstine Balasz

Ivan Leshinsky

Khandra Sears

Elizabeth Weber

Sylvia Poore (Brooklyn Heights Improvement Association, two businesses moving to Wicomico St)

Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School confirmed, still need to get the permit


Lawyers: Civil Justice might be a good source of volunteer lawyers

Lou: go to private firms? Would need to be able to do expungement

The committee discussed whether and how to put on the event without lawyers

St Ambrose Housing Center could provide legal services, Pro Bono Lawyers.org

Check if Lisa Rawlings has lawyer contact information


Homeownership counseling could be a potential resource


Volunteers: need volunteers for flyer distribution

Are volunteers available through UMBC, Elizabeth and Curtis will coordinate

Sylvia will attend Citizens of Pigtown and ask if they can distribute

UMMC and other large employers are good sources of volunteers

Will need volunteers day of:

  • Registration (Sylvia)
  • Crowd control
  • Helping with food
  • On-going
  • Resume writing, job search support
  • Set up–Ivan will follow up
  • Break down

Khandra will write up volunteer job roles and responsibilities

Ivan and Sylvia will reach out to the justice system about service hours


Catering: Lou suggested Agape catering, Richard Parker is reaching out to supermarkets

Sylvia: has work vans through her businesses


Timing for planning calls: Khandra morning work better, Ivan late afternoon Kristine, late afternoon


Committee reviewed and approved the flyer. SWP will print copies of the flyer and make them available to members of the Committee who want to distribute


SWP applied for a Census 20/20 outreach grant