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Elevate Blog: April 7, 2019

A regular update on what we’re up to and what we’re thinking about

ELEVATE Podcasts:

Join us! Mark your calendars, RSVP on our Facebook events:

    • APR 15 – Episode 55 Joint Podcast with Roughly Speaking, Mon 6 PM, The Common Kitchen, Clarksville
    • APR 23 – Episode 56 with Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary, Tue 6 PM, The Common Kitchen, Clarksville
    • APR 29 – SOLD OUT – Episode 57 with Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, Mon 6 PM, Food Plenty, Clarksville
    • MAY 14 – Episode 58 with Delegate Jessica Feldmark, Tue 6 PM · 9 friends are going, The Common Kitchen, Clarksville

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Join Us! What an Upcoming Line-Up

What a line-up! Mark your calendars, RSVP on our Facebook events, and join us!

  • APR 15 – Episode 55 Joint Podcast with Roughly Speaking, Mon 6 PM, The Common Kitchen, Clarksville
  • APR 23 – Episode 56 with Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary, Tue 6 PM, The Common Kitchen, Clarksville
  • APR 29 – SOLD OUT – Episode 57 with Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, Mon 6 PM, Food Plenty, Clarksville
  • MAY 14 – Episode 58 with Delegate Jessica Feldmark, Tue 6 PM · 9 friends are going, The Common Kitchen, Clarksville

Elevate Blog: (Reusable) Bag Lady

March 25, 2019

By Wendy Royalty

Even before we moved to Seattle, I brought reusable bags with me (almost) every time I went to the grocery store…. Giant, Safeway, Whole Foods, Mom’s, and Trader Joes (where all the cool kids bring their own bags)…you name the store, I had the bags. I’ve long been bothered by the countless plastic bags leaving the stores (except TJ’s).  SO MANY plastic bags used for groceries. And not much put in to each bag, either.

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Elevate Blog: March 19, 2019

A regular update on what we’re up to and what we’re thinking about

ELEVATE Podcasts:

Join Us!  Episode 53 – An Evening with Darin Atwater

Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Hosted by Elevate Maryland and Downtown Columbia Arts and Culture Commission
Merriweather Post Pavilion
10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044

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Elevate Blog: What Do We Need To Do To Elevate Maryland?

March 4, 2019
By Elizabeth Mason Moses
Elevate Maryland. It’s a catchy name for a podcast. Simple, yet meaningful, and it provides for a variety of varyingly playful puns. Don’t believe me? Just ask any one of their Elevators (friends and supporters of the podcast). Merriam-Webster defines the word “elevate” as such: “to lift up or make higher”; “to raise in rank or status”; “to improve morally, intellectually, or culturally”; and finally, “to raise the spirits of.”
This post is surely retrospective, looking back over the many inspiring answers to the final question posed to Elevate Maryland guests, “What do we all need to do to Elevate Maryland?” But the true aim of this post, like that of the question itself, is to look forward. Forward and upward. Elevation.

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Episode 46: Maryland ACLU Executive Director Dana Vickers Shelley

This week, Candace and Tom sit down with the Executive Director of the Maryland chapter of the ACLU to discuss the present day challenges to our civil rights, the difference between comfort and work, and our personal role in making more inclusive communities.  Thank you again to Columbia’s Lupa for hosting!
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Episode 37: HCMC President Ainy Haider-Shah

In this episode, we sit with Ainy Haider-Shah to discuss the work of the Howard County Muslim Council. Ms. Haider-Shah is the first woman ever to serve as president of HCMC.

Thanks to Joe’s Place Deli for their always warm and friendly hospitality!
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Zaz’ End of Year Reflection – Nikki Giovanni

This is not a poem, no.
It is a celebration of the road we have traveled,
It is a prayer for the roads yet to come.
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Episode 20: The Year In Review

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

2017 is a prime number- only divisible by itself

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