diversity

February 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Watch County Report This Week (VIDEO)

County Report This Week includes reports on the Montgomery County Public Schools’ operating budget, upcoming education forums, a town hall meeting in Rockville about diversity and more. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

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February 9, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Rockville Schedules a Town Hall Meeting on Diversity for Feb. 9 (VIDEO)

Updated 1.30.17 In an effort to ensure that Rockville is a community that welcomes and engages everyone who lives and works there, city officials are inviting residents to attend a Town Hall meeting on diversity set for Feb. 9.  This is the first town hall style meeting on this topic, according to city officials. “Rockville is proud to […]

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February 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to known today, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up. It’s going to be a cold day and the winds are expected to pick up later today. You may want to leave for work or school early because wet roads may slow the commute. 4:40 AM Thursday 02/09/17 Storm Update: […]

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February 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Reassures Montgomery County Residents of All Cultures and Faiths in Happy New Year Video

In a video message posted on the Montgomery County YouTube page, Executive Ike Leggett wishes residents a happy Lunar New Year. He is also reassuring residents of all cultures and faiths about life in Montgomery County. “I want to extend my warmest greetings and best wishes for a happy and prosperous year of the rooster,” […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Local Leaders Address Community Concerns About Immigration in Joint Statement

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council members have released a joint statement about immigration to address community concerns about safety, discrimination, legal status and harassment. “Montgomery County is committed to building and maintaining a safe and inclusive community for our residents. Understanding, tolerance, and respect are hallmarks of the Montgomery County way. Social […]

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January 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Navarro Denounces President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Navarro says she is outraged about the executive orders President Trump signed this week on immigration. “I am outraged that President Trump has chosen to single-handedly obliterate protections for many of our residents who are working hard for a better life in our County and in counties and cities across […]

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January 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Hundreds of Volunteers Participate in a Day of Service at Seneca Creek Community Church (PHOTOS)

Hundreds of volunteers participated in a day of service at Seneca Creek Community Church in Gaithersburg on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Lead Pastor Mark Tindale said the church partnered with the city of Gaithersburg to honor Dr. King’s legacy at the two hour, morning event. Executive Pastor Jeannette Cochran said over 600 people registered, […]

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January 4, 2017 | Tonia Bui

Politically Recharge with Good Reads About Women Shaping Politics

Now is the most crucial time ever to reflect on how women can support each other in the political setting.  The emerging rhetoric from this past election has created an unexpected discourse that inhibits women’s progress in American politics. In December, I reconvened with other Asian American political activists, community leaders, and campaign staff, and […]

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November 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Celebrates International Night (VIDEO)

The City of Rockville celebrated diversity with its International Night. Find out more this Rock11 Now report. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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November 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Discusses Election Results, Liquor Authority and More at News Briefing (VIDEO)

At her weekly briefing on Monday, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen discussed a variety of topics including the “Stand Up for the Montgomery Way” rally, election results, term limits, the county’s Triple-A bond rating, the state’s transportation program, the proposed independent Liquor Authority, the landlord tenant bill, the Economic Development Corporation, the subdivision staging […]

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