We Are Montgomery

May 14, 2015 | Julie Rios Little

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. BUDGET 2016 On this episode we interview Council President George Leventhal on the FY16 budget […]

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February 26, 2015 | Julie Rios Little

Somos Montgomery Celebrates One Year on Air

Somos Montgomery is an award winning 15-minute County Cable Montgomery (CCM) show in Spanish celebrating its first year on the air. This magazine style TV show focuses on relevant issues before the Council and key stories for Hispanics in Montgomery County. The program was first launched on February 26, 2014 as part of a multimedia strategy […]

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January 28, 2015 | Julie Rios Little

Women in Maryland Urged to Use their Voices #WLB2015

More than 700 women, among them many African American and some Latinas, participated in the 35th Women’s Legislative Briefing that took place on January 25 at the Universities of Shady Grove. Women and legislators discussed a variety of issues affecting them and their families. One of the key topics was equal pay for equal work. […]

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October 10, 2014 | Julie Rios Little

Latinos In Tune with Montgomery County Council

En Español ‘En Sintonía’ the official Spanish radio show of Montgomery County Council on Radio America 1540 AM reaches 6 months on air. The program airs every Friday from 2 to 2:30 p.m. and links to the video of the program are shared on Facebook and Twitter every Monday. ‘En Sintonía’ was launched through an […]

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September 16, 2014 | Julie Rios Little

‘Somos Montgomery’ Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in Montgomery

Five Latino Leaders featured in Somos # 7 In this edition of Somos Montgomery we are celebrating the Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring five of our most accomplished Latino leaders in a wide range of fields in the area. Somos is a County Cable Montgomery (CCM) TV show in Spanish that airs weekly and is produced […]

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July 2, 2014 | Julie Rios Little

Connecting our Latino Youth to Opportunities

Connecting our Latino youth to opportunities Spanish version  Our Latino students are not only the future, but also the present. They are the second largest student group in Montgomery County Public Schools (27.4%), and they represent the highest percentage in Kindergarten (30.7%). Along with African American students, Latino students face many challenges. The academic gap between […]

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June 17, 2014 | Julie Rios Little

Latinos Should Vote in Primary Election

June 24 is the primary elections in Maryland! All qualified U.S. citizens who registered to vote can participate and if they are registered with a specific party, they will have a lot of options for candidates within their own party at the state, federal, and municipal level. In Maryland where for every 12 people 1 […]

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May 12, 2014 | Julie Rios Little

photo of Julie Rios Little and County Councilmember George Leventhal on Tuned In with the Montgomery County Council April 25, 2014

Concejo y comunidad latina: un punto de intersección

English version of this article: https://www.mymcmedia.org/council-and-latino-community En Sintonía con el Concejo de Montgomery es el nuevo show de Radio América 1540am producido en colaboración con el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery. En su primer mes este show ha contado con la presencia de importantes representantes tanto de la política local, como líderes reconocidos en la comunidad Latina. “El Concejo toma tantas decisiones tan complejas tanto legislativas, […]

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May 12, 2014 | Julie Rios Little

A New Intersection for the Council and the Latino Community

Para leer este blog en español:  https://www.mymcmedia.org/concejo-y-comunidad-latina “En Sintonia con el Concejo de Montgomery” is the new radio show of Radio America 1540AM produced in partnership between the radio station and Montgomery County Council. Already in its first month on air key guests have visited the show, including local elected officials and well known Hispanic leaders […]

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April 29, 2014 | Julie Rios Little

photo Nancy Navarro

Montgomery: Budget & Education / Presupuesto y Educación

Discussion of the fiscal budget Montgomery 2015 focuses on education The problem of the academic gap comes to light Discussion related to the 2015 Montgomery County fiscal budget are picking up this springtime. Recently 150 people testified before the Council about this matter, a number of them from Latin America, Africa and Asia. They made […]

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