March 29, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Asian Pacific American Group Hosts Poster Contest for MCPS Students

The Asian Pacific American Student Achievement Action Group (APASAAG) is hosting a poster contest for Montgomery County Public Schools students. Students are asked to demonstrate the courage of the AAPI community through their artwork and may include notable historical or current events and stories around them. The contest comes shortly before the month of May, […]

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March 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Concerned Residents Show Solidarity for Asian American, Pacific Islander Community

A crowd of Asian American residents and supporters marched from Sligo Creek Parkway to the Silver Spring Civic Center Friday night, carrying signs against racism – in particular anti-Asian hate and violence. Meghana Narayan, whose family is from Southern India, was still reeling after learning that a man with a gun had killed eight people, […]

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March 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

On ‘High Alert’, County Police Providing Extra Patrols For Asian Businesses, Communities

The Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) is providing extra patrols for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community following Tuesday’s mass shooting in Atlanta that killed eight people, including six Asian women. “We have already begun, as the County Executive noted earlier in his comments, to provide extra patrols to the business communities in […]

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March 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

‘Horrific and Heinous’: County Leaders Express Outrage, Show Solidarity With Asian American Community

In light of the March 16 shooting spree in Atlanta that left eight people dead, including six Asian women, local and state leaders are speaking out against hate crimes, particularly among the Asian American community which has seen an uptick in incidents during the pandemic. However, Georgia officials said it was too early to say […]

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