Wanika’s May Newsletter (featuring Endorsement Announcements!)

Wanika’s May Newsletter

Friends and Neighbors! We are 55 days away from the Democratic Primary election. Early voting will be from July 07, 2022, through July 14, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Election date is on July 19, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Our campaign is hard at work in the community. Be sure to sign up to volunteer or for a yard sign to show your support! #TeamWanika

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Calling all Scholars: Deadline is June 1st!
We’re accepting applications for our 2022-2023 Scholarships. Please click the image below and start your application today!
The deadline to submit your application is on June 01, 2022.

Wanika At Work For All Of Us!Protecting our children is a top priority! I stood with Governor Larry Hogan, Speaker Adrienne Jones, and Senate President Bill Ferguson as SB 17 was signed into law. This first in the nation legislation requires the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations to develop and update as appropriate a training program for judges.


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Mary’s Center celebrated its 10th year Anniversary at its Adelphi Health Center in Prince George’s county. Mary’s center is a major health care provider for my district. Partnering with them over years, especially during the last two years helping provide vaccines to our most affected community!

        

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The End of Session letter have been mailed, you can also find it here in my newsletter or visit my website at www.wanikafisher.com.

Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund

MD Housing Justice Bills Update: Access to Counsel is FUNDED! SB662 requires the Comptroller to distribute $14,000,000 of certain abandoned property funds to the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund for the fiscal year 2024 and requires the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $14,000,000 from the Fund to the Maryland Legal Services Corporation for the fiscal year 2024.
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This year, Democrats in the legislature used our record surplus to reinvest in
the community. The legislature provided record funding to improve parks and playgrounds, transportation and infrastructure, and other community resources. These capital projects will make critical improvements and create thousands of good-paying
union jobs across the state and keep Maryland’s economy going strong.


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Maryland Democrats are delivering on the promise of creating healthier Maryland communities by making health care more affordable and accessible.

2022 End of Session Letter
90 Day Report

Community Updates and more!Get to know District 2 Municipalities!

  
  
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Metro Closings Update!

COVID-19 Updates

Are you looking to schedule a Clinic in your community? Give us a call at (240) 899-5504. We’d be happy to help bring the resources necessary to get your residents vaccinated!


    

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Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

U.S. households can place a total of 2 separate orders for free at-home COVID-19 rapid tests (4 tests per order). If an order was previously placed for your address, you can place a second order now!


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Prince George’s County will continue distributing at-home rapid COVID-19 test kits this week through libraries and community centers, with changes to a few times and locations.

El condado de Prince George continuará distribuyendo kits de prueba rápida de COVID-19 esta semana a través de bibliotecas y centros comunitarios, con cambios en algunos horarios y lugares.

                          
 
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COVID-19 TESTING AND VACCINE CLINIC SCHEDULES

To find testing or vaccine clinic schedules located in Prince George’s County click here

Para encontrar los horarios de las clínicas de pruebas o vacunas ubicadas en el condado de Prince George’s, haga clic aquí

   
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Tuesdays Vaccine ClinicThe City of Hyattsville vaccine clinic at the First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville, 6201 Belcrest Rd. is open every Tuesday from 11 a.m. – to 7 p.m. for vaccines and booster doses. Anyone 12 and older can get vaccinated or boosted all day, and pediatric vaccines for ages 5-11 are available from 3 – 7 p.m.

   

Community Resources

Below you will find upcoming community events and informational flyers, if you have any questions please feel free to contact my office!


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LAYC/Multicultural Youth Center is currently in need of Host Parents to assist in housing youth (ages 12-17) in the necessity of hospitality for up to 21 days! All homes are screened and certified before placements are considered. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Emily Luna at (301) 613-6638 or emily.luna@layc-dc.org.


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Prince Georges County Memorial Library Services!

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Are you struggling to keep up with your mortgage payments or other housing costs due to COVID-19-related financial hardships? The Maryland Homeowner Assistance Fund may be able to help.

¿Tiene dificultades para mantenerse al día con los pagos de su hipoteca u otros costos de vivienda debido a las dificultades financieras relacionadas con COVID-19? El Fondo de Asistencia para Propietarios de Vivienda de Maryland puede ayudar.


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Community Legal Services is here to help! Providing free legal services if you’re facing eviction, please visit their website by clicking the image below.
¡Los Servicios Legales Comunitarios están aquí para ayudar! Brindando servicios legales gratuitos si se enfrenta a un desalojo, visite su sitio web haciendo clic en la imagen a continuación.


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Prince George’s County Home Ownership Preservation Program

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