July 1, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Community Engagement: Bansoa People of Cameroon Host Local Cookout

The Bansoa Community of the United States hosted its very first cook-out at Wheaton Regional Park. Bansoa is in the western region of Cameroon in Africa. With lots of food, music, and fun activities for kids- it was a good time!

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

New Citizens Are Welcomed at Naturalization Ceremony in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

A Naturalization Ceremony was held on June 1 at the Gaithersburg Library where 34 new citizens were welcomed from 27 different countries. Representatives from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services officiated the ceremony. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Countries represented, included: Albania, Algeria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, […]

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Refugee Resettlement Programs in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The Council’s Health and Human Services (HH&S) Committee recently received a briefing about the county’s refugee and asylee programs. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. For more information, read MyMCMeida’s Refugee Advocates Brief HHS Committee on Resettlement Programs article.

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October 28, 2014 | Aline Barros

Cameroon Economic and Cultural Forum in Silver Spring

The Cameroon Royal Council, an organization that promotes Cameroon’s culture and contributes to philanthropic projects in Cameroon, is hosting the first Cameroon Economic Development and Cultural Forum on November 1 at 6 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center in Silver Spring. The purpose of the forum is to inform residents, entrepreneurs and local investors […]

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May 29, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Cultural Pageant Raises Autism Awareness (Photos)

Children wore their traditional garb with pride during the 2013 Little Malaika International Boys and Girls Leadership and Multicultural Pageant on May 25.

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May 24, 2013 | Tamika Smith

Cultural Pageant Brings Awareness to Autism (Photo)

    To bring awareness to autism in Africa, the UNESCO Club Racines Heritage Foundation in partnership with Autism Community of Africa is hosting a Little Malaika International Boys & Girls Leadership Cultural Pageant in Chevy Chase on May 25. Each of the contestants from ages 7 to 12 years old will represent a culture […]

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