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September 19, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Hola Montgomery El Podcast: Karla Silvestre, también sufrió traumas por inmigración

La única latina en ser parte de la Junta Escolar del condado de Montgomery, llegó a EE.UU. junto a sus padres en busca de asilo político, temiendo ser deportada, y tras varios obstáculos, entendió que la educación era la única salida para cambiar su vida para siempre. Karla nos cuenta cómo pasa de ser una madre […]

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August 9, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Salvadoreños celebraron su día en Rockville

La 10o versión del Festival Salvadoreño-Americano se celebró en el campus de Rockville de Montgomery College. Cientos de salvadoreños, familiares y amigos se dieron cita el domingo 4 de agosto para celebrar el día del salvadoreño-americano, un día que quedo constituido después de que el ex Gobernador de Maryland Martín O’Malley lo otorgará por todas […]

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July 3, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

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La cara Latina de la Junta Escolar de Montgomery

La nueva integrante de la Junta Escolar del Condado de Montgomery Karla Silvestre conversó con Línea Directa sobre su motivación personal para lanzarse a este puesto público. Conoce un poco más sobre la nueva cara Latina en la Junta Escolar.

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December 3, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

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Watch Live As New Board of Education Members Are Sworn In

Montgomery County’s Board of Education is live broadcasting the swearing in of its new members today at 1 p.m. You can watch the ceremony by clicking this link. Here are the newest members of the Board of Education: Karla Silvestre (At Large) Judy Docca (District 1) Patricia O’Neill (District 3) Brenda Wolff (District 5) New […]

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November 29, 2018 | Tonia Bui

Notable General Election Outcomes For Diverse Women Candidates in Montgomery County

Maryland saw a record number of women elected to the General Assembly for the General Elections. As November comes to a close, Politics Within Politics (PWP) would like to recognize a few notable outcomes from the November 6 election results for women candidates in Montgomery County. Montgomery County Historically Elected African American Women to House […]

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September 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Students Awarded Thousands in Scholarships During Maryland Hispanic Gala

Dozens of students were awarded $2,000 in scholarship money during the Sixth Annual Maryland Hispanic Gala held at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. The Maryland Hispanic Gala Kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month observed from September 15 until October 15. Hear more in the video below:

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Karla Silvestre (D) Participates in Board of Education Candidates’ Forum

Karla Silvestre, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large | District 3, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. Silvestre made the following closing statement: The forum included Ryan Arbuckle, Timur Edib, Marwa Omar Ibrahim, Julie […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Candidates’ Forum Monday at Gaithersburg High

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs and the  NAACP (Montgomery County Chapter) hosted a Board of Education candidates forum at Gaithersburg High School Monday, April 23. The forum included Ryan Arbuckle, Timur Edib, Marwa Omar Ibrahim, Julie Reiley, Brandon Orman Rippeon, John A. Robertson, Karla Silvestre, and Stephen Sugg […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Board of Education Candidates Weigh in on Reading Goal for all MCPS Third Graders

Eleven candidates for Montgomery County Board of Education participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. All candidates were asked their position on the following question: Option A or Option B – Would you agree that the […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Karla Silvestre Supports/Opposes Shift of Special Education Resources to Schools Community

Karla Silvestre, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large | District 3, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. Silvestre responded to this question: Given the same shift of resources, what do you see as the […]

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