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February 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Mid-County United Ministries

Dewey Reeves, executive director of Mid-County United Ministries, is host Kim Jones’ guest in this episode of Studio 501c3. Studio 501c3 focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. Also known as MUM, the nonprofit helps people in crisis in the Silver Spring, Wheaton, Kensington, Rockville and Aspen […]

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February 23, 2021 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Circle of Rights

The Circle of Rights is a nonprofit that provides education support, encouragement, hope and opportunity for those whose lives can be changed by stroke and other related conditions. Studio 501c3 focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. Studio 501c3 host Kim Jones speaks with Circle of Rights founder […]

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February 23, 2021 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Blog: Taxable vs. Nontaxable Income

Are you wondering if there’s a hard and fast rule about what income is taxable and what income is not taxable? The quick answer is that all income is taxable unless the law specifically excludes it. But as you might have guessed, there’s more to it than that. Taxable income includes any money you receive, […]

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February 23, 2021 | Khadijah Ali-Coleman, Ed.D.

Blog: Season One of ArtsEnPower, Mondays at 4:30 p.m. on Channel 21

Valerie Baugh-Schlossberg is the program director of Story Tapestries, an arts-based nonprofit located in Rockville. Baugh-Scholssberg brings her theater training and youth-development background to Story Tapestries, an innovative nonprofit that helps individuals and organizations optimize their work with young people. In this episode of ArtsEnPower, Baugh-Schlossberg is interviewed by Karina G, a former participant in […]

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February 22, 2021 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Crittenton Services of Greater Washington

Studio 501c3 focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. Crittenton Services is a nonprofit that works to empower teen girls to overcome obstacles, make positive choices and achieve their goals. Studio 501c3 host Kim Jones speaks with Crittenton president and executive director, Siobhan Howard Davenport. Watch previous episodes […]

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February 22, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Maryland’s Vaccination Program, Teacher’s Union Rejects MCPS Reopening Plan

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccination program. ( 1:03 ) Montgomery County teachers union votes against the school district’s plan to reopen schools. ( 8:38 ) The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump ends. ( 12:52 ) This week’s […]

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February 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

21 This Week Preview

Watch a video preview of the next episode of 21 This Week, below: 21 This Week airs on Montgomery Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at noon and again at 8 p.m.; Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.

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February 19, 2021 | Wendy Taylor

Blog: Gaming in the Classroom to Boost Engagement: Part I

Creating engaging lessons and activities for learning is no easy task. With today’s technology, the Gen Z group has access to the most realistic and stimulating gaming graphics, digital art programs, and communication platforms. Their familiarity and use of technology is practically innate. Therefore, it is no wonder that holding students’ attention in the classroom has become more […]

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February 16, 2021 | Juanita Farmer, CPA

Blog: What’s New for 2020 Tax Returns

As always, taxpayers should be aware of several key items involving credits, deductions, and refunds when filing their tax returns. Let’s take a look: 1. Recovery Rebate Credit/Economic Impact Payment. In January, the Treasury Department and the IRS began sending the second round of Economic Impact Payments (EIP2) to millions of Americans as part of the […]

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February 16, 2021 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Biden’s First Three Weeks in Office

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: The Maryland General Assembly is expected to vote to override Gov. Hogan’s veto of the digital advertising tax. ( 0:54 ) Frustrations seem to grow over plans to vaccinate residents for COVID-19. ( 7:06 ) Discussion […]

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