Mansfield Kaseman

February 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Faith-Based Leaders Discuss Priorities for Helping Refugees and Immigrants in Rockville (VIDEO)

Dozens of leaders and residents representing various faith groups, gathered at the Rockville Presbyterian Church early Tuesday to discuss priorities and goals for helping immigrants within the County. “We’re providing resources for the over 30 faith communities that are currently engaged in welcoming refugees and working with immigrants and children fleeing violence,” said Mansfield Kaseman, […]

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November 17, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Faith Leaders Release Statement Condemning Vandalism and Acts of Hate

Community faith leaders are showing their support for those affected by the hate-based vandalism that occurred at Westland Middle School in Bethesda. According to police,  a student reported to school staff that swastikas were drawn on the mirrors and walls of a bathroom stall inside a boys restroom. “That is just one place in our county […]

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November 17, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Veterans Plaza artwork in Silver Spring

County Leaders to Host Rally for Diversity in Silver Spring

Due to an increase of fear and concern from residents, Montgomery County elected officials and faith leaders will host an event entitled, “Stand-up for the Montgomery Way.” The rally will take place on Nov. 20 from 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. “We’re having it because too many people are afraid,” said Mansfield Kaseman, interfaith community liaison, Office […]

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November 4, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Digging Deeper: Faith-Based Groups Continuing Conversations on Racism (VIDEO)

Conversations about police and race relations earlier this year is what prompted the Montgomery County Faith Community Working Group to host another dialogue about race and equality Thursday night at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville. “The racial divisions and the problems of violence between the police and the population, especially among people of color, […]

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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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March 12, 2013 | Staff Writer

Community Ministries Recognized (Photos)

Community Ministries of Rockville (CMR), a Rockvile based nonprofit that has served those in need and Rockville and Montgomery County since 1981, was recently recognized by the Montgomery County Council. During the ceremony celebrating 45 years of service, Executive Director Agnes Saenz explained that the organization has served more than 59,600 individuals as a cooperative […]

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