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About We are Montgomery / Somos Montgomery

This blog focuses on relevant issues for the Hispanics living in Montgomery and the DMV region. It typically covers issues around education, civic participation, small businesses development and relevant legislative information among other great topics. Este blog se enfoca en temas de interés para los hispanos en el Condado de... Read more

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New ‘Somos’ Packed With Great Stories!

I invite you to check our latest clips from Somos Montgomery, our County Cable Montgomery award winning Spanish program with information on key issues before the Council and at the Latino community including stories on education, health, business, and urban development.


On this episode we interview Council President George Leventhal on the FY16 budget and Councilmember Nancy Navarro who is the Chair of the Government Operations Committee.

VIDEO: BUDGET FY2016 VIDEO (en español)


At Antojitos Salvadoreños in the Langley Park Corridor

Small Business / Langley Park


We joined the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of  Montgomery County during one of their famous ‘walk  and meet’ to flavor some of the small local businesses in the Langley Park area.

 VIDEO: HCCMC WALK & MEET (en español)




There is a museum making history with a contemporary issue is the Sandy Spring Museum with the bilingual exhibit Migrating Lives / Vidas Migratorias focusing on youth arriving to our county from all over the world, many of them unaccompanied.




One of the books at this bilingual exhibition

One of the books at this bilingual exhibition

GRACIAS COMMUNITY! If you have a story for Somos, do not hesitate contacting me at: Julie.RiosLittle@montgomerycountymd.gov

Thank you Daniel Parra, Executive Director of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for your comment:

‘Excelente trabajo. Ustedes siempre atentos a brindar a la comunidad la información que se necesita, en el momento oportuno”. 

(“Excellent work, you are always ready to bring much needed information to the community at the right time”)

Gracias Beatriz del Olmo, curator of Migrating Lives / Vidas Migratorias

Muchas gracias por tomarte el tiempo de hacer el video y compartirlo! Las dos muchachas hablaron muy bien, y estamos muy orgullosas de ellas, gracias por darles esa oportunidad! Gracias por darnos la oportunidad a nosotras, Aileen y a mi, en dar a conocer y apoyarnos en el programa.

(“Thank you for taking the time to make this video and share it! The two students spoke very well. We are very proud of them. Thank you for giving us this opportunity and to let people know of this program”)



Julie Rios Little

About Julie Rios Little

Julie Rios Little is a bilingual multimedia reporter. She works with County Council to bring key information to the Latino community and encourage their civic participation at the local level. She is originally from Venezuela and has lived in the DC area for 14 years. You can e-mail or Tweet her at Julie.RiosLittle@montgomerycountymd.gov @rioslittle Julie Rios Little es una reportera multimedia bilingüe trabajando en el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery para traer información clave para la comunidad latina. Ella también busca promover la participación de su comunidad latina en los procesos cívicos locales. Julie es venezolana y ha vivido en la región metropolitana por mas de 14 años. Puedes escribirle a Julie.RiosLittle@montgomerycountymd.gov o a su cuenta Twitter @rioslittle


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