Choose Respect Montgomery

October 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Student Forum on Sexual Harassment, Assault In Schools Set For Oct. 13

A student-led virtual town hall on sexual harassment and assault is set for Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. Montgomery County Public Schools is joining Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, Montgomery County Police Department, the Victim Assistance Sexual Assault Program, Choose Respect Montgomery, Coaching Boys Into Men, EveryMind and Identity on this forum for both students […]

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August 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 19, in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Aug. 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Two Lanes on ICC Closed: Maintenance will take place on parts of westbound Intercounty Connector (MD 200) between Georgia Avenue (MD 97) and Shady Grove Road from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Only one lane will remain open. More information here.  2. […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 18, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Aug. 18, and it’s National Fajita Day, so make note of this holiday as you’re deciding what to eat for “Take Out Tuesday.” It’s also the second day of the Democratic National Convention. Be aware, the Montgomery County Council continues its recess through Sept. 11, so they do not meet today. In the […]

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February 13, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Montgomery County Recognizes Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

The Montgomery County Board of Education and the County Council recognized February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month to help teach teenagers about abusive relationship behaviors. This recognition emphasizes the efforts made by Choose Respect Montgomery, an initiative of the county’s Domestic Violence Coordinating Council and the Family Justice Center. Teen dating abuse is any […]

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February 23, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Conference Focuses on Safe Teen Dating (Photos)

The fifth annual “Choose Respect Montgomery Teen Dating Conference” brings teens together for one purpose – to educate them on the merits of choosing respect and educating about the importance of preventing teen dating violence. The event was held from 1 – 4 p.m. on Feb. 23 at the Montgomery College, Silver Spring- Takoma Park Campus. A group […]

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