The Montgomery County Council on Sept. 29 held special ceremonies to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month. “The Current State of the Latino Community in Montgomery County” included a panel discussion with Hispanic and Latino leaders in the County whose work on social justice issues have helped shape the community. There also was a video presentation featuring Hispanic and Latino residents who shared their life experiences and expressed their views on issues of the future.

County Council Commemorates Hispanic Heritage Month (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month by hosting a conversation with Latino leaders on Sept. 29 to talk about social justice issues that still affects the community.

Each year Americans observe Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. Latino leaders talked about inclusion, diversity in the workforce, the use of minority-owned contractors, education, and parental engagement.

MyMCMedia’s Aline Barros reports:

Latino Leaders Talk Education, Civic Engagement at Hispanic Heritage Celebration (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

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Latino leaders in the county, whose work on social justice issues have helped shape the community, talked about inclusion, diversity in the workforce, the use minority-owned contractors, civic engagement for Latino families, parental engagement, and more at the “The Current State of the Latino Community in Montgomery County” event in Rockville. The meeting was hosted by […]

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Aline Barros

About Aline Barros

Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at Abarros@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.

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