Month: November 2017

Episode 17 With Maya Rockeymoore Cummings

Show Notes

Thanks to Joe’s Place Deli for their always warm and friendly hospitality!


3 Things We’re Thinkin’ About

Sexual harassment and misogyny

Norm entrepreneurs – Bloomberg Cass Sunstein

NJ, VA, Frederick and Annapolis Elections

Baltimore Detective Suiters


Gubernatorial Candidate Maya Rockeymoore Cummings

Baltimore can and should be an asset to the state

Punching below our fighting weight

Inclusive growth strategy

Baltimore’s leadership

Title 1 funding

What makes Maya distinct from the democratic crowd

Competing against a popular governor

Perusing an equity agenda

Both/and not either/or, we can do well by doing good for everyone

Diverse experience growing up on military bases… we’re all in this together

Affordable housing

2018 as the Year Of The Woman Candidate


Maya’s Rapid Fire

Book – Henrietta Lax

Movie – Avatar

Music – Maysa jazz vocalist

Unpopular benign opinion – Doesn’t drink soda

Podcast – Elevate Maryland

Best Meal in MD – G&M crab cakes in Linthicum

Event most looking forward to – Thanksgiving… bringing sweet potato pie and cornbread dressing

What to do to Elevate MD – Love each other



Dazzle Dash

What Do We Have To Gain

Episode 16 With Krish Vignarajah

Show Notes

Thanks to Joe’s Place Deli for their always warm and friendly hospitality!


3 Things We’re Thinkin’ About

Opioid crisis – unfounded mandate


Elevate Maryland Anniversary


Gubernatorial Candidate Krish Vignarajah

Alana vs ilana – means baby tree (Aramaic/Hebrew)… light (Sanskrit)… special girl (Gaelic)

Quote – “It’s Time For A New Generation Of Leadership In Maryland. We Need New Ideas And Policies To Improve Our Children’s Education, Raise Wages And Protect The Chesapeake Bay.”

Part of moderate majority

Consensus builder

Residency issue

Education – full-day PreK, a strong STEM curriculum, world-class teacher prep, and funding equity.

Went to Woodlawn HS in Baltimore

Chesapeake Bay environment is important. So are farmers.

Underserved populations

Paid family leave

Women in leadership roles


Krish’s Rapid Fire

Book – Louisa May Alcott’s

Music – Baby Beluga

Movie – Wonder Woman

Unpopular benign opinion – no red meat

Podcasts – NPR’s 5 Minute Story

Serial Season 1 – was at Woodlawn around the same time as the story occurred

Best meal – Double TT

Elevate Maryland – recognizing all that we have… America In Miniature



CFHoCo Annual Dinner

Community Action Council Turkey Drive