In White Oak, Community Participates in Racial Equity Forum

Dozens of people came out to the Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice at the White Oak Recreation Center on Wednesday.

MyMCMedia spoke to Council President Nancy Navarro and Councilmember Evan Glass about why Montgomery County has been organizing these forums. Here’s a look at how the event went down.

Seven of the nine councilmembers came out to the event (Councilmembers Andrew Friedson and Craig Rice were absent).

Tweet Recap From Equity Forum in White Oak

Here’s what exactly went down at the racial equity forum via tweets.

Photos from the Racial Equity Forum in White Oak

Here are some photos from the White Oak Recreation Center’s racial equity forum.

  • Council President Nancy Navarro addresses racial equity forum participants.

  • Many residents came out to listen to fellow community members share how they've seen disparities play out.

And here are even more photos.

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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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