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October 12, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Montgomery County Recognizes Indigenous People’s Day

Monday is the first official Indigenous People’s Day in Montgomery County since its founding, which dates back to Sept. of 1776. Montgomery County councilmember Nancy Navarro initiated a resolution in July that would recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous People’s Day, replacing what many consider to be problematic Columbus Day. The resolution notes […]

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September 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Maryland Rinden Homenajes a Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Los homenajes de los líderes de Maryland para honrar a la jueza de la Corte Suprema, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no se hicieron esperar tan pronto se conoció la noticia de su muerte. Ginsburg falleció el viernes a los 87 años de “complicaciones del cáncer de páncreas metastásico”, según un comunicado de la Corte Suprema. Su […]

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September 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pour in from Leaders in Maryland

Tributes from leaders in Maryland are pouring in to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died this evening at 87 from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacancy, weeks before the 2020 General Election. NPR reports that Ginsburg dictated […]

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August 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

No Stranger to ‘Firsts,’ Councilmember Navarro Applauds Harris Nomination

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he had chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running-vice president.  If elected, Harris would be the first woman and person of color to be vice president. The historic pick is personal for one Montgomery County Councilmember in particular. Nancy Navarro is no stranger to […]

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August 12, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Navarro: ‘Harris Representa Quienes Somos en este País’

La Concejal del condado de Montgomery Nancy Navarro dice sentirse muy “emocionada” al conocer que el candidato presidencial Joe Biden ha elegido como compañera de fórmula vice-presidencial a la Senadora Kamala Harris. Navarro le dijo a MyMCMedia que esta elección marca un hito en la historia de Estados Unidos por tratarse de la primera mujer […]

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August 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Leaders React to Biden’s VP Pick Harris

On Tuesday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced that he’s selected California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. Harris’ candidacy is historic in that she’s the first Black woman and the only South Asian American woman to become a vice presidential nominee. Here’s a look at how Democratic leaders in Montgomery County are […]

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August 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Council Approves $3 Million for African American Communities Facing Disparities During COVID-19

Montgomery County councilmembers unanimously approved the special appropriation for the African American Health Program Executive Committee Targeted COVID-19 Response during a session on Tuesday, With this comprehensive strategy, more than $3 million would go towards continuous coronavirus response efforts that will focus on county zip codes with high numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases and where African […]

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July 31, 2020 | Samantha Subin

County Council Unanimously Votes to Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that will recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Typically, the second Monday of October is associated with Columbus Day, a holiday that has come under fire in recent years. According to the resolution, Columbus committed numerous crimes against Native peoples and recognizing […]

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July 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Encuentro Virtual en Español sobre Covid-19 para Residentes de Montgomery

Este jueves 30 de julio a las 7:00 p.m. se llevará a cabo un encuentro virtual en español, enfocado a responder preguntas e inquietudes de los residentes del condado de Montgomery sobre: Recursos para COVID-19 Esfuerzos del Condado de Montgomery para mantener la salud de sus residentes Derechos y Protección al Inquilino Seguridad Alimentaria El […]

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July 29, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo Aprueba $5.59 Millones para crear la Iniciativa ‘Por Tu Salud y Bienestar’

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery aprobó en pleno, el martes 28, $5.59 millones de dólares para hacer realidad la iniciativa “Por Nuestra Salud y Bienestar” patrocinada por los dos concejales hispanos Gabe Albornoz y Nancy Navarro. Dicha iniciativa tiene el objetivo de desplegar recursos de salud que sean culturalmente competentes, pruebas COVID-19 y educación […]

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