5 Things to Know Today, Jan. 25, In Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, January 25, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Montgomery County Council Session: Council Members meet today starting at 9:00 a.m.

View agenda and staff report here.

Future Public Hearings: To testify at a Council Public Hearing, please sign up online at http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/phsignup.html, or call 240-777-7803.

The Council meeting is conducted remotely via Zoom and will be televised live on County Cable Montgomery (Xfinity channels 6 and 996, RCN channels 6 and 1056; and FiOS channel 30). The meeting is also available live via streaming through the Council website at http://tinyurl.com/z9982v8, Facebook Live (@MontgomeryCountyMdCouncil or @ConcejodelCondadodeMontgomery), or YouTube (@MoCoCouncilMD).

2. Human Trafficking Month: Today the Montgomery County Human Trafficking Prevention Committee will partner with the Prince George’s County Human Trafficking Task Force, the Homeless Persons Representation Project, and Amara Legal Center to present an online discussion entitled, “Know Your Rights: Tools for 2022.” The online presentation is free and begins at 5 p.m. No registration is needed. Join via Zoom. (Meeting ID: 839 1163 5943 Passcode: 375685)

3. History Conference: 16th annual Montgomery County History Conference 2022. This year the conference will take place virtually over nine days from January 21-29, offering opportunities to take part online, including three keynote sessions, twelve breakout sessions, a film screening, and a Trivia Night.

Virtual Event- Tickets can be purchased here. 

For more information visit the website: https://www.montgomeryhistory.org/2022-mchc-2/

4. Know Your Rights: The Maryland Commission for Civil Rights is organizing workshops for teens and young adults in the areas of employment discrimination, housing discrimination and public accommodations discrimination. The event is virtual today from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

For more information and registration click here. 

5. Food Distributions: Up-County Food Distribution at Germantown Elementary School 19110 Liberty Mill Rd, Germantown, MD 20874 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Also, Hughes UMC Mid County Hub Food Distributions from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 10700 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20902. For more information click here.

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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