AIM’s alternative holiday gifts are available for online purchase at the link below! They’re the perfect way to support lasting and powerful change in our community while still enjoying the fun of giving a meaningful gift to everyone on your list! LEARN MORE >>
AIM partnered with four historically African-American communities to win the money to renovate their community centers. LEARN MORE >>
Dream Academy (formerly known as Child First)
AIM leaders have partnered with the Montgomery County school system to bring free, enriching and high quality after-school programs to elementary schools. LEARN MORE >>
In the last 17 years, AIM leaders, clergy and congregation members have won over $490 million dollars from the County to produce and preserve almost 7,000 units of affordable housing.LEARN MORE >>
Do Not Stand Idly By
AIM has joined Metro IAF in an audacious campaign to curb gun violence by pressuring gun manufacturers to employ better practices. LEARN MORE >>
Maryland DREAM Act
AIM worked with allies across the state to pass the Maryland DREAM Act that allows undocumented students to attend state colleges and universities paying in-state tuition and protected the measure at the ballot. LEARN MORE >>
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Action in Montgomery (AIM) is a broad-based community power organization, rooted in Montgomery County’s neighborhoods and congregations. We are non-partisan, multi-faith, multi-racial, and dedicated to making our county and state a better place to live and thrive. You’ll find us working for change: door-to-door and in living rooms, in churches and classrooms, in front of the County Council and at the State House in Annapolis.
Bethesda Downtown Plan Garners Public Support at Second Hearing
October 20, 2016 | By Douglas Tallman
The Bethesda Downtown Plan, which faced searing criticism from residents Tuesday night, received far more support Wednesday night during the second of three Montgomery County Council hearings on the land-use guide.
AIM leader Jane Lyder, who spoke about the need for affordable housing, was among those who testified. Read her testimony below.
Action in Montgomery Advocates for After School Programs
March 15, 2016 | By Willie James Inman
Over 200 people turned out for a meeting at Gaithersburg Elementary School on Monday night to discuss funding for the Child First after school program. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz attended the meeting to hear concerns from parents and advocates.
Child First is an initiative organized by AIM, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and the Recreation Department that would provide affordable high quality access to after school programs for children in need.