CROWN Act

February 10, 2020 | Ryan Donovan

Hair Love Wins Oscar, Raises Awareness for the Crown Act

Matthew A. Cherry, the director of Hair Love, won the Academy Award for best animated short film last night at the 92nd Academy Awards. Cherry was happy not only for his individual accomplishment, but also for the awareness he could raise for the CROWN Act. #Oscars Moment: Hair Love wins Best Animated Short Film! pic.twitter.com/LjInB0ejmy […]

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February 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Firma Ley contra la Discriminación por Peinados Naturales

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery firmó la Ley de la CORONA o “CROWN” el jueves, que hace ilegal discriminar los peinados naturales. La Ley CROWN (Creación de un mundo respetuoso y abierto para el cabello natural) fue patrocinada por los miembros del Concejo Will Jawando y Nancy Navarro. Prohíbe la discriminación basada en peinados […]

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February 7, 2020 | Veronica Canales

CROWN Act Becomes Law in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Council signed the CROWN Act into law on Thursday, making it illegal to discriminate against natural hairstyles. The CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) was first introduced as Bill 30-19 and sponsored by Councilmembers Will Jawando and Nancy Navarro. It prohibits discrimination based on natural and protective […]

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November 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Aprobado Proyecto de Ley Contra Discriminación por Peinados Naturales

Los miembros del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery votaron por unanimidad a favor de la Ley 30-19, la Ley CORONA o CROWN como se le conoce en inglés (Creación de un mundo respetuoso y abierto para el cabello natural), durante una audiencia, el martes. La Ley CORONA prohibirá la discriminación contra ciertos tipos de peinados […]

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November 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Bill Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Natural Hairstyles Passed Unanimously by Council

Montgomery County Councilmembers voted unanimously for Bill 30-19, the CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act, during a hearing on Tuesday. The CROWN Act will prohibit discrimination against certain types of natural hairstyles, including braids, locks, Afros, curls and twists. In addition, this bill will ensure that individuals who are discriminated […]

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October 16, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

New Legislation Would Prohibit Discrimination Against Certain Types of Natural Hairstyles

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando and Council President Navarro recently held a press conference on Bill 30-19, the CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act. The CROWN Act would prohibit discrimination against certain types of natural hairstyles, including braids, locks, afros, curls and twists, and would ensure that individuals who are […]

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