We support the candidacy of these individuals based on their expressed commitment to uphold our values of inclusive participation and responsible government for all citizens of Montgomery County, Maryland; regardless of race, color, creed, gender or sexual orientation.

CERG 2.0 PAC

We’re taking action to influence policymakers and to elect to local Montgomery County and statewide Maryland office, African Americans, members of other underrepresented communities of color, and other candidates who support positions, policies, and programs advocated by the CERG 2.0 PAC.

CERG 2.0 PAC

We’re taking action to influence policymakers and to elect to local Montgomery County and statewide Maryland office, African Americans, members of other underrepresented communities of color, and other candidates who support positions, policies, and programs advocated by the CERG 2.0 PAC.

CERG 2.0 PAC

We’re taking action to influence policymakers and to elect to local Montgomery County and statewide Maryland office, African Americans, members of other underrepresented communities of color, and other candidates who support positions, policies, and programs advocated by the CERG 2.0 PAC.

OUR VALUES

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REPRESENTATION

We seek to ensure that Montgomery County and the State of Maryland are represented by appointed and elected officials who are reflective of and responsive to the needs of all individuals, specifically communities of color.

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LEADERSHIP

We’re taking action to influence policymakers and to elect to local Montgomery County and statewide Maryland office, African Americans, members of other underrepresented communities of color, and other candidates who support positions, policies, and programs advocated by the CERG 2.0 PAC.

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EXCELLENCE

When our citizens are more educated and feel empowered about who they choose to represent their communities, we can see significant and positive change for those who need it most.

WHAT WE DO

We support and promote the empowerment and participation of African Americans and members of other underrepresented communities of color in the political process. We seek to do this by advocating for five specific priorities, raising funds, and making contributions to support electing officials and candidates for state and local office in Montgomery County and Maryland. Our priorities are in the following areas:

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POLITICAL ACTION

To educate and raise the level of civic engagement, particularly among communities of color, about the candidates who support the platform/areas of interest to CERG 2.0 PAC.

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

To expand the capacity, particularly of people of color, through individual and community business and asset building; diversity and inclusion in business development and career advancement; and procurement opportunities.

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EDUCATION

To ensure that every student, particularly students of color, receives a quality education that leads to graduating high school ready for college and/or a career.

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

To advocate for results-based criminal justice policies that keep our community safe and end racial disparities at all levels of the criminal justice system.

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HEALTH DISPARITIES

To eliminate racial and ethnic inequities and ensure that everyone has optimal healthy outcomes and access to quality, timely, affordable healthcare.

GET INVOLVED

Become a Member: CERG 2.0 PAC is open to any U.S. Citizen nominated by an existing member and voted on by the membership committee without regard of political party affiliation, race, creed, color or national origin as outlined hereinafter. There are three (3) Membership categories – Active, Associate, and Honorary.

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ADVOCATE MEMBERSHIP

$150/Annual

Limited to legal residents of Montgomery County, Maryland, who are not currently elected to any political office or partisan or nonpartisan political organization. Once application is submitted and approved and dues are paid, members are entitled to all rights and privileges for the organization.

 

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CHAMPION MEMBERSHIP

$150/Annual

Open to persons who are philosophically compatible with the aims and supportive of the purposes of CERG 2.0, but who are otherwise ineligible for active membership (e.g., non-Montgomery County, MD, resident).  All applications for associate membership must be approved by the membership committee with the consent of the Board of Directors.

 

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