African Women Council

March 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hucker Picks Up Endorsement From Workers Union

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker has been endorsed by 32BJ SEIU during his reelection campaign in District 5. 32BJ SEIU is one of the largest workers union in the country with more than 160,000 members across the country, including 18,000 in the D.C. metro area. Jaime Contreras, who serves as the union’s vice president, said […]

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March 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Candidates Forum (VIDEO)

The City of Takoma Park played host to Maryland’s 8th Congressional District candidates forum. In addition to meeting the candidates, attendees were able to see a voting machine demo, and hear from several community organizations that helped make the event happen. Event producer Isaac Asare explains how it all came together.

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December 18, 2015 | Willie James Inman

African Women Council Aims to Preserve and Promote Heritage (VIDEO)

In this video, Kenge Malikidogo-Fludd Executive Director of the African Women Council, discusses what her organization does to promote African heritage and help the African immigrant community. Willie James Inman reports.

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December 16, 2015 | Willie James Inman

Kids Learn to Speak and Sing in Swahili (PHOTOS)

Once a month, the African Women Council (AWC) hosts AWC Story Time at the Marilyn J. Praisner Library in Burtonsville to teach local children about the many languages and cultures of Africa. The Dec. 16th lesson focused on learning Swahili through singing and repetition and lessons in counting from zero to ten in Ahmaric, Zulu […]

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