community engagement

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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May 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

The Maurice Johnson Trio Performs at MCM

Music from the community: The Maurice Johnson Trio plays jazz standards from the Great American Song Book with works by artists such as: Billy Strayhorn, Billy Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Fats Waller, Nat King Cole, Sam Cooke and Stevie Wonder along with works from Ira Gershwin’s classical black operetta, Porgy and Bess. The trios featured artists […]

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March 12, 2019 | Sam Merrill

County Leaders to Host Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice Tomorrow

The Montgomery County Council, County Executive Marc Elrich, and several other county leaders are hosting the first Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice tomorrow night. The purpose of this meeting is to allow county residents to engage with the county government and voice opinions and experiences on the topics of race, racial equity […]

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala Awards Record Number of Scholarships (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala awarded a record number of scholarships on Sept. 22nd at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. MCTV’s Carolina Galeano reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Public Art in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg unveiled a new sculpture of former Mayor Ed Bohrer at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm earlier this year. Find out more about the city’s public art in this report, below:

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October 20, 2015 | Nick Rhule

In Her Own Words: Than Nguyen From Vietnam to Rockville (VIDEO)

Than Nguyen is the owner of Pho Nom Nom, a popular Vietnamese restaurant in Rockville. Nguyen left Vietnam at the age of 19. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, she shares her story of finding a new home, family and success in the United States:

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June 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Community Engagement in Montgomery County: A Live Discussion (VIDEO)

UPDATE Community Engagement Specialist Aline Barros talked with other community engagement specialists from around the county on June 2 during a live Google Hangout. Participants in this discussion included Daniel Korama of the Office of Community Partnerships, Carolina Galeano of Montgomery College, Nestor Alvarenga of the Office of Community Partnerships and Susan Ucanay of Montgomery College. […]

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January 16, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Bruce Adams Helps County Pioneer Community Engagement (Video)

Born and raised in Montgomery County, Bruce Adams has lived and breathed the changing times in the area. And from the beginning of his time serving with the County government, he has been at the forefront of defining community engagement. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of how Adams and Montgomery County’s Office of Community […]

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January 15, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Springbrook PTSA Holds Community Engagement Discussion

The Northeast Consortium PTA took tackled community engagement during their meeting on Jan. 13 at Springbrook High School in order to find ways to bring together the community to talk about education in Montgomery County. The event brought activists together to see how engaging the community could help student achievement. I talked with Springbrook Cluster […]

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March 12, 2013 | Staff Writer

African American Student Success (Video)

Community leaders, including Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr and Board of Education member Christopher Barclay, recently met with nearly 200 parents and students to discuss important issues facing MCPS’s African American students. The Community Dialogue on the Academic Success of the African American Student focused on efforts to narrow the achievement gap for African […]

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