Councilmember Elrich on Remembering Richard Jaeggi (Video)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, councilmember Marc Elrich talks about Richard Jaeggi as his friend and how he has inspired others in  the community to follow in his footsteps.

Elrich attended the Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Festival where Jaeggi was recognized for his service to the community.

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County Executive Awards for Excellence in Arts & Humanities

Anthony Brown at Excellence in Arts Awards

The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC) has announced the winners of the 2014 County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. Established in 2002, these awards honor community leaders whose work in the cultural sector has made an impact in Montgomery County communities. Among this year’s eight recipients of the […]

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Councilmember Elrich on Remembering Richard Jaeggi (Video)

Marc Elrich

In this MyMCMedia Extra, councilmember Marc Elrich talks about Richard Jaeggi as his friend and how he has inspired others in  the community to follow in his footsteps. Elrich attended the Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Festival where Jaeggi was recognized for his service to the community. Related: 

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Jaeggi Remembered at Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Festival (Video)

Richard Jaeggi Ghandi Brigade

Richard Jaeggi was remembered as a mentor, friend and community hero at the 7th annual Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Festival. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of how Jaeggi, who died less than a week before his organization’s biggest event of the year, was honored for his work mentoring local youth. There were laughs and […]

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Alumnus: 'Gandhi Brigade Was the Twist My Life Needed' (Video)

Katya Hernandez Gandhi Brigade

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Gandhi Brigade alumnus Katya Hernandez talks about Richard Jaeggi as a father figure of hers and how he helped her get on the right path for her future. Related: 

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Edgar Romero on Remembering Richard Jaeggi (Video)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra, Edgar Romero of the Maryland Multicultural Youth Center says RIchard Jaeggi inspired him to create movies: Romero attended the Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Festival where Jaeggi was recognized for his service to the community. Related: 

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Gandhi Brigade's Youth Media Festival (PHOTOS)

Richard Jaeggi Ghandi Brigade

A tribute to Gandhi Brigade executive director and founder Richard Jaeggi took place during the awards ceremony at the annual “Youth Media Festival” on May 31. Jaeggi, who founded the Gandhi Brigade in 2005, passed away on May 25. The tribute remembered Jaeggi and his work with the community. Following the awards ceremony, his daughter […]

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Richard Jaeggi Remembered as a "Community Hero"

Richard Jaeggi Ghandi Brigade

Richard Jaeggi, the beloved executive director of Gandhi Bridgade, passed away on May 25. The nonprofit youth media organization that he led posted an announcement of his death on its Facebook page. You can read the note here. Funeral arrangements have not been announced to date but we are told that Gandhi Brigade’s upcoming Youth […]

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Gandhi Brigade Story (Video)

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The Gandhi Brigade is a youth voice project that was started in Silver Spring, Maryland. Inspired by the vision of Mohandas Gandhi to create local peace brigades, the project uses the media arts as a tool for connecting youth to their community and to critical issues in their world. The mission of Gandhi Brigade is […]

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