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June 18, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery College Grad Calls DACA Ruling ‘A Huge Victory’

Montgomery College alumni Luz Chavez called today’s U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that blocked the Trump Administration from dismantling a program that continues to allow her to stay in this country “a huge victory.” The Obama-era program has protected about 700,000 young people who graduated from high school or were honorably discharged from the military from […]

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June 17, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Shepherd’s Table Distributing Free Food Throughout June

Free prepared meals will be distributed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the rest of June at North Gate Local Park in Aspen Hill. The Shepherd’s Table organization, in partnership with Casa De Maryland and the Office of Councilmember Evan Glass, will distribute cooked meals to those in need during this COVID-19 pandemic. “Beyond the […]

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June 1, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Por Qué los Hispanos están Siendo Altamente Infectados con COVID-19?

Según las cifras más recientes publicadas el primero de junio, por el gobierno del condado de Montgomery, el 40.1% de los fallecimientos por COVID-19 en el condado son hispanos. Mientras tanto, en el estado de Maryland, hasta la fecha, se han reportado 13,753 casos positivos de COVID-19 y 229 fallecimientos sólo de hispanos, lo que […]

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May 13, 2020 | Grace Mottley

County Gives $1.2 Million in Food Access Grants to Community Organizations

Montgomery County has awarded $1.2 million food access grants to 38 community organizations that provide vulnerable residents with access to food assistance during the COVID-19 crisis. The organizations receiving grants include community, religious, and advocacy groups in the area, as well as ethnic grocery stores. The funding for ethnic grocery stores is intended to increase […]

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April 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 27 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, April 27. 1. Dance and Laughter for Total Wellness: Montgomery County Public Libraries offer numerous virtual programs for all ages. Find a list of the programs here. This zoom event at 11 a.m. is led by Kumud Mathur is intended for adults and seniors. […]

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April 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Apoyo de Organizaciones Comunitarias a Inmigrantes Durante la Pandemia

Gustavo Torres, Director Ejecutivo de la organización comunitaria CASA explica sobre el fondo de solidaridad que crearon para apoyar a las personas que no califican para recibir ayuda federal durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Así mismo, Torres habla sobre los derechos del inquilino, lo que deben hacer las personas que enfrentan ordenes de deportación y […]

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February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Albornoz Emotionally Denounces Supreme Court Immigration Decision

Montgomery County Councilmember Gabe Albornoz led an emotional press conference denouncing the Supreme Court’s Jan. 27 “public charge” immigration decision. The 5-4 decision was voted on along party lines—the four judges appointed by Democratic presidents all voted “no.” It will make it more difficult for immigrants, who have used benefits like Medicaid and food stamps, […]

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November 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

La Historia de los Jornaleros en Montgomery

La organización comunitaria CASA alberga a aproximadamente 300 jornaleros, hombres y mujeres, latinos y africanos, no sólo para ayudarles a buscar trabajos dignos, justos y bien pagados sino también para capacitarlos en trabajos de construcción, enseñarles inglés, brindarles servicios legales y en general encaminarlos para entender el sistema en Estados Unidos y mejorar sus vidas […]

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August 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Vigil Planned at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring

Flower Branch Community Members to Hold Vigil Friday Evening On Aug. 10, 2016, the tenants of the Flowers Branch apartments in Silver Spring woke up with an explosion that took the lives of seven people and destroyed two buildings. Three years after the tragedy, the victims continue to suffer the physical, emotional and economic consequences […]

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August 7, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Vigila por el Tercer Aniversario de La Fatal Explosión de Gas en Flower Branch

Los miembros de la comunidad de Flower Branch realizarán una vigilia en la víspera del tercer aniversario de la fatal explosión de gas que cobró la vida de siete personas, incluidos dos menores de edad. El 10 de agosto de 2016, los inquilinos de los apartamentos Flowers Branch en Silver Spring se despertaron con una […]

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