Here’s What Happened at the Racial Equity Forum in Silver Spring

County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro officially started a conversation to address racial disparities that exist in the county Wednesday night at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The “Community Conversation on Racial Equity & Social Justice” event included the ideas of residents who were there to share  ideas with officials about how best to develop a racial equity policy in Montgomery County.

Check out the tweets below for a play by play about how the event unfolded. The tweets include clips of what the community discussed in small groups regarding racial disparities, as well as interviews with Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Evan Glass.

 

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Deirdre Byrne

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Deirdre Byrne is a social media coordinator for Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at dbyrne@mymcmedia.org or on twitter at @DeirdreByrneMCM.

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