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September 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County’s Earned Sick and Safe Leave Law Takes Effect Oct.1st (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s Earned Sick and Safe Leave Law takes effect October 1st. Learn more in this video.  

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March 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Faith Leaders and Residents Work to Counter Dangerous Speech (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Faith Community Working Group hosted a discussion on dangerous and hate speech in Silver Spring on March 8. In this MyMCMedia video, residents and faith leaders  discuss ways of countering dangerous speech online and within the community. Willie James Inman reports. Related:

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June 18, 2015 | Aline Barros

Raising Awareness on Transgender Issues in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

The first forum to talk about transgender issues was held in Silver Spring on June 17 at the Civic Building. The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights hosted this conversation to raise awareness and educate the community. Keith Thirion, director of advocacy and program at Equality Maryland, said the message is that transgender people are […]

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June 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Pride Month: Community Forum To Talk LGBT Issues

June is national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pride month and the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights is scheduled to host the first community forum on transgender issues. The public meeting is set for June 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Silver Spring at the Civic Building. James Stowe, director at the […]

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