December 1, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Senior Planet Montgomery Offering Free Online Classes Through Dec. 4

Senior Planet Montgomery is offering another set of online classes for elderly residents that focuses on how to “thrive” at home. The sessions, which are being offered from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4, include “Virtual Activism Against Racism and Police Brutality” and “Cloud Storage.” These classes concentrate on user-friendly tools and resources and are designed […]

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June 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Inspired Montgomery College Student Organizes Peaceful Protest in Olney

Franco Ortuno, an Olney resident and a Montgomery College student, attended his first protest ever at the Rio in Gaithersburg Monday. Like thousands of others around the country, Ortuno was protesting police brutality after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Ortuno found the protest so impactful, he organized his own peaceful protest along sidewalks in […]

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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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