NEW LOCATION: As of September 2019, all Progressive Cheverly forums will be held at the Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary School Multipurpose Room (street address 3324 64th Avenue Cheverly, MD 20785 but direct access to Multipurpose Room available from 63rd Ave entrance), unless otherwise noted. Parking is available. Refreshments will be served. All welcome.
Thursday, October 3 at 7pm — Immigration: Counteracting the crisis here in PG County, MD. The detainment and treatment of asylum-seekers, immigrants and their children at our borders and within the United States has created a humanitarian crisis. Our forum will provide information about the realities immigrants face, reform measures up for consideration at the Prince George's County Council and actions people can take. Speakers will include Trent Leon-Lierman, Lead Regional Organizer for CASA, and Tana Stevenson, board member of the Maryland Immigrant Rights Coalition and volunteer at the DC Detention Visitation Network. NEW LOCATION - Gladys Noon Spellman - see top of page for details.
Thursday, Sept 5 at 7pm — What We Need to Know and Do About The Epidemic of Gun Violence in Our Country. Action must be taken to stop the mass shootings and the daily killings that have tragically effected communities everywhere. Come hear Representative Anthony Brown (invited) and Jennifer Stapleton, a state leader in Moms’ Demand Action Maryland talk about what is happening around gun reform legislation on the federal and state levels and what we can do to get involved. In addition, former Assistant Surgeon General Dr. Woodie Kessel, Pediatrician, Professor of the Practice, University of Maryland School of Public Health will talk about Gun Violence as a Public Health issue. NEW LOCATION - Gladys Noon Spellman - see top of page for details.
Thursday, June 6 at 7pm — Highway lanes, toll roads, congestion, oh my! It looks increasingly likely that the state of Maryland may soon decide to widen I-495 and I-270. Join Progressive Cheverly for our last forum of the season as we explore transportation proposals and alternatives with Nick Orrick from the Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club. Light refreshments served. ASL interpretation provided.
Where: Judith P. Hoyer Education Center cafeteria (2300 Belleview Avenue), Cheverly. Parking is available.
Thursday, May 2 at 7 pm -- Challenging Mass Incarceration, Organizing for Criminal Justice and Police Reform in our County. Speakers will include Qiana Johnson, Executive Director, Life After Release and Erek L. Barron, Delegate, District 24.
ASL Interpretation Provided.
Latest Public Statements
Endorsements: Progressive Cheverly has endorsed Ben Jealous for Governor! Check out our Weekly Bulletin (link above) or contact us if you are looking for an opportunity to volunteer. Check out Progressive Cheverly’s candidate endorsements for the June 26th primary election. Progressive Cheverly only endorses candidates that have received at least 60% support from members participating in candidate polling.
October 2018: Progressive Cheverly testifies in support of Fair Elections Bill before Prince George’s County Council.
August 2018: Progressive Cheverly sends letter to Governor Hogan urging him to speak out against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, citing long-term adverse consequences for Maryland if he is confirmed
Based in Cheverly, Maryland, our mission is to promote economic fairness, social justice, basic human rights, a sustainable environment, a tolerant society and world peace through a more informed political dialogue and active participation in civil society and the democratic political process.