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June 30, 2020 | Mira Varghese

BlackRock’s Upcounty Consolidation Hub, Nourish Now Holding Food Distribution Tuesday

BlackRock Center’s Upcounty Consolidation Hub and Nourish Now – a nonprofit food bank – are hosting a drive-thru food distribution on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. As economic recovery begins, food insecurity spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The Upcounty Consolidation Hub and Nourish Now’s food distribution is yet another chance for county residents who are […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Yale Student Body President Kahlil Greene

At 19-years-old, Kahlil Greene of Germantown is already a Montgomery County Black History-maker. Greene was elected the first black student body president of Yale University. His term as student body president started in May 2019 and it concludes in May 2020. MyMCMedia caught up with Greene, who is currently a junior studying U.S. History and […]

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June 27, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Así transcurrió el foro sobre equidad racial y justicia social

Ayer miércoles, la conversación comunitaria sobre equidad racial y justicia social en el Centro de Artes BlackRock en Germantown, estuvo representada por sus anfitriones, la presidenta del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Nancy Navarro, el Ejecutivo del Condado Marc Elrich, líderes y miembros de la comunidad. A continuación un resumen de las publicaciones, que Montgomery […]

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June 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Recap of the Germantown Racial Equity Forum

Wednesday’s Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown was standing room only. Here’s a Tweet recap of the event: Anyone who isn’t here can watch the conversation live-streamed on @CountyCableMoCo 👍🏻 pic.twitter.com/kgXwukrFky — Deirdre Byrne (@DeirdreByrneMCM) June 26, 2019 @MoCoCouncilMD President @nancy_navarro is introducing all […]

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June 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Racial Equity Meeting on June 26

Council President Nancy Navarro and County Executive Marc Elrich will host a Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice at 7 p.m. Wednesday at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. The meeting will be held so that county representatives can hear directly from residents about racial inequality. Navarro will present legislation this fall […]

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June 11, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Racial Disparities Have ‘Real Life Consequences’

Councilmember Jawando got choked up at a Montgomery County Council meeting Tuesday after presentations about racial equity. He told the story of a friend’s death to gun violence over 20 years ago, and how he could connect the killing to the disparities described. “These things have real life consequences for many people,” he said, adding […]

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June 6, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Celebrate Juneteenth at BlackRock!

Montgomery County’s 23rd Annual Juneteenth celebration will be held on June 15th, at the BlackRock Center for the Arts. County Executive Marc Elrich will host the African American Living Legend Awards, followed by a barbecue dinner. This year’s theme, “Sing of the Harmony of Liberty,” will be celebrated by family-appropriate musical and theatrical performances. Events […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 14. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Fenton Street Pepco Update: Pepco is installing underground transmission lines between the Takoma and Sligo Substations. There’s construction on portions of Fenton Street […]

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January 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Jan. 11, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Shutdown Social: Federal workers, contractors and their families, and the community are invited to a dinner organized by Councilmember Tom Hucker tonight at Blair High School cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more here and RSVP here. 2. Antonio Salazar Meeting: […]

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June 5, 2017 | Sonya Burke

BlackRock Center’s Executive Director Leaves Post for New Job

Krista Bradley, the executive director of the BlackRock Center for the Arts, has resigned to take a new job. “It is with mixed emotions that I share that I will be leaving BlackRock Center for the Arts to be the Director of Programs and Resources for the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP), our national […]

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