Islamic Community Center of Potomac

May 13, 2020 | Grace Mottley

County Gives $1.2 Million in Food Access Grants to Community Organizations

Montgomery County has awarded $1.2 million food access grants to 38 community organizations that provide vulnerable residents with access to food assistance during the COVID-19 crisis. The organizations receiving grants include community, religious, and advocacy groups in the area, as well as ethnic grocery stores. The funding for ethnic grocery stores is intended to increase […]

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March 19, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Faith-Based Community Adjusting to New Reality

Although most members of the local faith based community are partaking in social distancing recommendations, they are still accommodating their followers during the coronavirus outbreak. Due to recent CDC guidelines, many places of worship including churches, synagogues, and mosques have resorted to virtual online services. Officials have urged people to stay home to help slow […]

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March 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Muslim Community Reacts to New Zealand Terrorist Attacks

The recent terror attacks at two mosques in Christchurch claimed the lives of 50 innocent people. The horrific massacres have had reverberations around the world including right here in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay went to the Islamic Community Center of Potomac for reaction and insight. Please watch the video for more…  

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February 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Grants to Help Secure Houses of Worship

Grants totaling $200,000 have been approved for security purposes at some local faith-based facilities throughout Montgomery County, according to officials. Director of the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Earl Stoddard, said the funding will go toward those who have experienced hate crimes, or who are at risk of becoming possible targets. […]

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November 17, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service to be held in Potomac

Members of the Potomac-area faith communities will host an Interfaith Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. “This is the first year we are doing this,” said Sultan Chowdhury, president,  Islamic Community Center of Potomac. “We want to celebrate commonality and diversity among people in our county.” Organizers say residents representing all backgrounds and […]

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February 18, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Local Muslim-Americans and County Leaders Discuss Ways to Combat Discrimination (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence hosted a meeting with the County’s Muslim community on Feb. 17 at the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring. Residents and County leaders discussed ways to combat discrimination and build better understanding within the County. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports.   Related:

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