Media Advisory

Call on Gov. Hogan to Prevent Evictions

ANNAPOLIS, MD – With the rent due for countless tenants on October 1st, tenants, community groups, and legislators will gather at the State House to call attention to the hundreds of thousands of Maryland families who face eviction. As federal protections expire and Hogan fails to take action, tenants still  impacted by the pandemic are receiving eviction notices. Participants will rally at Lawyer’s Mall, calling on Governor Hogan to reinstate the eviction moratorium for tenants impacted by the pandemic – then several people will sleep out at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church to raise awareness of the pending threat of homelessness faced by tenants. 

WHAT: Rally at Lawyer’s Mall, Sleep Out at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church

WHEN: October 1, 2021, @ 6-8 PM, followed by overnight sleepout 

WHERE: Lawyer’s Mall, 100 State Circle, Annapolis, MD

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 199 Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD

WHO: Tenants, community activists, housing advocacy organizations, local and state legislators, including:

  • Tenants facing eviction from Prince George’s County, Montgomery County, Baltimore City, etc.
  • Partner organizations include immigrant advocacy organization CASA, Renters United Maryland, Baltimore Renters United, Public Justice Center, Our Revolution Maryland, Progressive Maryland, Ujima People’s Progress Party, Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, Greater Baltimore DSA, 1199 SEIU
  • Confirmed legislators include Delegate Wanika Fisher, Delegate Lorig Charkoudian, Delegate Vaughn Stewart, Delegate Julian Ivey, Delegate Mary Lehman, Delegate Gabriel Acevero, Council Member Will Jawando, Council Member Odette Ramos, Mayor Colin Byrd

RSVP: For more information on the action, please contact Kim Propeack at 301-379-7461

VISUALS: Speakers will offer remarks while community members wave colorful protest signs.

Tenants who fear eviction will share their stories.

Community members will sleep outside in sleeping bags overnight.

Spokespeople available for live shots at 5 and 6 pm.

With over 115,000 members across the states of Maryland, Virginia, and South Central Pennsylvania, CASA is the largest member-based Latino and immigrant organization in the mid-Atlantic region. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter at @CASAforall.