Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition

July 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Organizations Partner to Host Bystander Intervention Training to Combat Hate

Hate-based incidents across the region is why a local group, Showing Up for Racial Justice Montgomery County Chapter, is teaming up with the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition and Impact Silver Spring, for a series of active bystander intervention trainings. “This was a request after a woman approached us,” Danielle Ring, SURJ member, said. “Her […]

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June 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Teen Hosts Forum to Promote Positive Police Interaction With Youth

Fostering a positive relationship between youth in the community and law enforcement officials is why Montgomery Blair High School student Alix Swann hosted a panel discussion Monday evening at the People’s Community Baptist Church in Silver Spring. “My goal of this event is for youth to step up and be the change of the world,” […]

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April 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Immigration is One Topic of Concern During Town Hall in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Feisty is how Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner described residents during a town hall meeting on Wednesday evening. Hundreds of residents gathered at the Long Branch Community Center in Silver Spring to voice their concerns to members of the Montgomery County Council. For Thomas Nephew, co-founder of the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition, he […]

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