Issue 10 | Feb 6th, 2018
Dear Friends,

Black History Month celebrations are well underway across our county and country. Founded by Carter G. Woodson in 1926, Black History Month became an official American observation a little over 40 years ago, in 1976. It is a time to honor and appreciate the many achievements of African-Americans, as well as a time to acknowledge this country's history and how far we have come.

This month, we honor those whose accomplishments are well known, as well as the everyday, unsung heroes whose brave acts led to changes that made the way we live today possible. Many of those who went on to receive national and international fame got their start right here in Maryland. People like Benjamin Banneker, almanac author and farmer who was part of the team that first surveyed the District of Columbia. I was proud to attend the high school in Washington that bears his name.

Prince George's County also has an important role in African-American history. This county received national recognition for having the highest income among African-American majority counties in the United States.

H owever, as we know, with great gifts come great responsibility. As positive as it is, we cannot rest on that reputation. We must focus on maintaining it. We will do this by attracting more businesses and nurturing existing enterprises so our local economy continues to grow. We will do this by maintaining our recreational facilities and programs and creating more of them so residents and visitors want to spend their leisure time here. And, most importantly, we will do this by ensuring that we are preparing our young people so they can achieve their full potential, and add their names to the greats that have come out of our region.

Let us celebrate this month together as members of a community that values learning and diversity. Let us also look to the future together, with the lessons of history as our guide.


Sincerely yours,

Angela

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Connecting:

To reach me and my team or to send in photos of people representing #TeamAlsobrooks, please email us at info@angelaalsobrooks.com .

If you would like to invite us to your event, please send the details to scheduling@angelaalsobrooks.com .
141 Days Left!


Last year #TeamAlsobrooks connected with more than 1,000 Prince Georgians by attending community events and meetings as well as just knocking on doors. The welcome we received was inspiring, along with the fact that the $1 million we raised was primarily through grassroots efforts!

We are eternally grateful for all the support. It has taken a lot of hard work to bring us this far and that is exactly what it will take to bring us home.

We are counting down -- 141 days until primary election day on June 26, 2018. We want to emphasize the importance of your continued support. On primary election day, we plan to have an army of foot soldiers at the polls and in the community to inform Prince George’s County that each and every person will have a seat at the table in Angela’s administration. To make that happen, we still need your help. We need dedicated County residents who will work the polls, make phone calls, staff the campaign office, or distribute refreshments to our poll workers. 

We are also continuing our grassroots fundraising efforts. Any amount you can donate will have an enormous impact on our outreach efforts to your fellow community members. We can help improve the lives of all Prince Georgians with your support. Please join our team by committing your time, treasure, or both! Your investment is an investment in the future for all Prince Georgians!

Sincerely,
Sonja Welborne- Campaign Volunteer Coordinator
Tyler Sterling-Filed Director





Upcoming Events!
*Please RSVP if you plan on attending, as updates and alterations will be sent to RSVPs*


Thursday, February 8th - Morning Wave
LOCATION
Exxon, 7619 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20770

DATE AND TIME
02/08/18 7:00am - 02/08/18 8:00am

I'll be there!
Saturday, February 10th - Neighborhood Knocking
LOCATION
M&T Bank, 6304 Kirby Rd, Clinton MD, 20735

DATE AND TIME
02/10/18 10:30am - 02/10/18 1:30pm

A brief training will be given, for all those who wish to attend, from 10am-10:30 prior to our launch
I'll be there!
Tuesday, February 13th - Morning Wave
LOCATION
Applebee's 13600 Baltimore Ave, Laurel, MD 20707

DATE AND TIME
02/13/18 7:00am - 02/13/18 8:00am

I'll be there!
Thursday, February 15th - Morning Wave
LOCATION
7-eleven 10175 Fox Run Dr. Clinton, MD 20735

DATE AND TIME
02/15/18 7:00am - 02/15/18 8:00am

I'll be there!
Saturday, February 17th - Neighborhood Knocking
LOCATION
Laurel High School, 8000 Cherry Lane, Laurel, MD 20707

DATE AND TIME
02/17/18 10:30am - 02/17/18 1:30pm

A brief training will be given, for all those who wish to attend, from 10am-10:30 prior to our launch
I'll be there!
Campaign Office Open for Walk-In's

If you are unable to schedule a time to come in to the office, feel free to drop in, pickup a phone, and start reaching out to voters! The office is now open for daytime, and early evening phone-banking! Hours are soon to be extended. We will be planning special group/organization/constituency nights. So if you and your group would like to get in on the action, please email Tyler@angelaalsobrooks.com to schedule a date and time!

Mon-Fri: 10am-6pm
Internship Opportunity

We are still accepting applications for our campaign internship. This will be a great opportunity for students to become engaged in the civic process, learn a campaign structure and develop a working knowledge of political data collection.

To apply, please email  interns@angelaalsobrooks.com , with your name, age, school (if applicable) and brief statement of interest. If you are under 18, please secure your parent or guardian's permission before applying.