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June 24, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery County Council Funds Food, Youth Programs

The Montgomery County Council continues to allocate funds to help those affected by the global pandemic. On June 23, council members set aside $10.3 million for food insecurity and $565,706 for support services for youth in crisis. The $10.3 million will support local food banks, restaurants and farmers through a public-private partnership with the Greater Washington […]

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April 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Retos de los Jóvenes Latinos y sus Familias Durante COVID-19

El Director Ejecutivo de la organización sin fines de lucro Identity, Diego Uriburu, explica los retos de los jóvenes y sus familias durante la pandemia de COVID-19, y ofrece un resumen del trabajo de su organización para apoyar a la comunidad latina. Uriburu brinda también consejos a las familias latinas, y dice que las escuelas […]

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October 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery TV – Episodio # 1

Hola Montgomery TV es un programa de televisión producido por Montgomery Community Media que recopila las historias más destacadas dirigidas a la comunidad de habla hispana en el condado de Montgomery. En el episodio #1 Andrea Sarralde cuenta la historia de Rosa Gutierrez, mujer salvadoreña que se encuentra refugiada en una iglesia santuario en Bethesda, […]

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July 9, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Esperanza para jóvenes latinos en Montgomery

En medio de constantes presiones por parte del gobierno federal sobre deportaciones y redadas, la comunidad inmigrante se refugia cada vez más en organizaciones comunitarias, que por años han brindado apoyo a los más vulnerables. Una de las organizaciones destacadas por su labor con los jóvenes latinos, es Identity. Con más de 20 años, esta […]

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June 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Exhibición fotográfica resalta trabajo de jóvenes latinos en Wheaton

Un grupo de quince estudiantes de ESOL, inglés como segunda lengua, guiados por la maestra de arte Joanne Miller y el personal del Centro de Bienestar de Wheaton, exploraron el proyecto de re-urbanización del centro de la ciudad de Wheaton a través de fotografías e historias presentadas por ellos mismos.   Frente a más de […]

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May 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Identify Young Child Dropped Off at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring

UPDATED Montgomery County Police Captain Paul Starks reports the child has been identified within the last hour, and a parent’s identity has been confirmed. In a news release, Montgomery County police said the investigation is ongoing. The post on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children website has been removed. Special Victims Detectives Investigate […]

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February 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Consumer Alert About Online Scams (VIDEO)

The latest Consumer Alert from the Office of Consumer Protection is about online scams. Watch the alert, below:

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March 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

Local Nonprofits Receive $120,000 in Grants From United Way (PHOTO)

Seven local nonprofits based in Montgomery County will received grants from the United Way this year. The United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) presented a ceremonial check at an event hosted by the Montgomery County Council on Wednesday. United Way NCA awarded $120,000 in Community Impact grants to nonprofits in the […]

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March 21, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Nonprofits to Receive $120,000 in Grants from United Way

United Way of the National Capital Area (United Way NCA) will award several grants to Montgomery County based nonprofits. The announcement is set to take place during a news conference on Tuesday at the Council Office Building on 100 Maryland Avenue. Each grant focuses on United Way’s $10 million investment into education, financial stability and health of residents […]

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September 4, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Creation of Scroll Offers Insight into Faith, Identity for Riderwood Jewish Community

Resident members of the Riderwood Jewish Community made a spiritual journey this summer without leaving the 120-acre campus they call home. With the guidance of artist and wife team Barry and Marlene Goldstein, Jewish Community residents created a sculptural representation of a Torah scroll that combined individually created paintings with the written word to express […]

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