Cynthia Rubenstein

June 15, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Reopening, Election Results and Is Racism a Public Health Emergency?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Will declaring racism a public health emergency put an end to discrimination? The Montgomery County Board of Education primary election results. Montgomery County trails the rest of the state in reopening. This week’s panel of political […]

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June 1, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Pandemic Restrictions, Maryland’s June 2 Primary Election

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: The majority of Marylanders feel Governor Hogan’s COVID-19 restrictions have been just about right. Montgomery County is the last jurisdiction in Maryland with a plan to reopen. Maryland primary election is scheduled for Tuesday, June 2. […]

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May 7, 2020 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Passion For Learning

Kim Jones and Matt Freeman are the co-hosts for this episode of Studio 501c3, a show that focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. This episode features Cynthia Rubenstein, executive director of Passion for Learning (P4L). Since 2004 Silver Spring-based P4L has helped students in low-income communities develop […]

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March 2, 2020 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Coronavirus Rattles the Nation

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Coronavirus rattles the nation. How prepared are we in Maryland? Maryland General Assembly struggles to pay for the Kirwan Commission recommendations. Montgomery County considers creating nine separate Council districts. Will the presidential primary race for the […]

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December 9, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Sidney Katz Elected as Council President

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss: Sidney Katz’s election as the next president of the County Council. Whether boundary changes are the best way to ensure equal opportunity for all MCPS students. Former Governor Martin O’Malley is back in the news. This […]

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November 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Are Taxes Increasing to Fund Kirwan Commission Recommendations?

Mark Uncapher hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Uncapher and the panel discuss the Washington Nationals World Series championship run, tax implications to implement education recommendations from the Kirwan Commission, County owned liquor stores lose $5 million a year, and the best way to reduce gridlock on I-270. This […]

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October 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Lowers Substitute Teacher Requirements, Underage Vaping

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss underage use of vaping products, standards for substitute teachers lowered by MCPS, and the sudden death of Congressman Elijah Cummings. This week’s panel of political observers features John Hurson, Nicolee Ambrose, Laurie Halverson, and Cynthia Rubenstein. […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Boundary Lines, Pelosi Impeachment Inquiry

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss MCPS boundary lines, and the Pelosi impeachment inquiry. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at […]

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September 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: MCPS Boundary Lines, Pelosi Impeachment Inquiry

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss MCPS boundary lines, and the Pelosi impeachment inquiry. You can watch the show in its entirety, below: “21 This Week” airs on Channel 21 on Sundays at 11 a.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Mondays at […]

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September 9, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Montgomery County Immigration Policies Receive National Scrutiny

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the new school year, Governor Hogan’s support of a new Chesapeake Bay crossing, and national scrutiny of county immigration policies. This week’s panel of political observers features Cynthia Rubenstein, Dwight Patel, Liz Matory, and Susan Heltemes. […]

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