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June 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Exhibición fotográfica resalta trabajo de jóvenes latinos en Wheaton

Un grupo de quince estudiantes de ESOL, inglés como segunda lengua, guiados por la maestra de arte Joanne Miller y el personal del Centro de Bienestar de Wheaton, exploraron el proyecto de re-urbanización del centro de la ciudad de Wheaton a través de fotografías e historias presentadas por ellos mismos.   Frente a más de […]

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May 24, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejales Latinos de Montgomery Entre Los Más Influyentes

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery celebra que dos de sus Concejales han sido incluidos en la lista de los 100 más influyentes de la comunidad Latina del área metropolitana de Washington D.C. por periódico El Tiempo Latino, con sede en la capital de la nación. Las personas nombradas en la lista “Powermeter 100” son seleccionadas por un panel […]

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May 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

We’re officially halfway through the week! It’s Wednesday, May 22 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. 4Business Public Hearing: County Executive Marc Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz are continuing their 4Business series tonight from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Here’s more information. 2. Navarro […]

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May 17, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejo llega acuerdo preliminar sobre presupuesto de 5.8 mil millones de dólares

La Presidenta del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Nancy Navarro, declaró públicamente su satisfacción sobre el acuerdo preliminar del presupuesto operativo del condado, para el año fiscal 2020 y las enmiendas al Programa de Mejoras de Capital del año fiscal 2019- 2024. El presupuesto está programado para ser aprobado formalmente por el Concejo el próximo 23 […]

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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Navarro Calls Whitman Students’ Racist Social Media Post ‘Severely Disturbing’

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a statement Tuesday about the two Walt Whitman students who published a racist social media post over the weekend. The social media post, according to Whitman’s principal, Robert Dodd, included a picture of the two students wearing blackface; the caption for the post included the n-word. “This incident […]

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April 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Enter Equity Conversation

‘You Can’t Fix Racial Equity if You’re Going to Continue to Cater to Racists’ High school and middle school students came out to Gaithersburg High School Monday night to share their thoughts on racial equity and social justice policy. Students discussed in groups — large and small — how they’ve been affected by inequities at […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Councilmembers Meet with Senator Van Hollen

Montgomery County councilmembers met with Sen. Chris Van Hollen Friday afternoon. In a social media message to MCM, Councilmember Andrew Friedson had high praise for Van Hollen. “Our state and county are so lucky to have someone as gifted and highly-respected as Senator Van Hollen fighting for us. There are so many things happening at […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Invited to Racial Equity Forum in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County students are invited to share their thoughts on the county’s initiatives to create a policy for stronger racial equity and social justice in the schools. Students interested can attend a meeting on Monday, April 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Gaithersburg High School’s Cafeteria; any student who attends can earn SSL hours. […]

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March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

County Officials, Faith Leaders Attend Interfaith Event at Gaithersburg Mosque

Montgomery County Councilmembers, County Executive Marc Elrich, and faith leaders showed support for the Muslim community Sunday by attending an interfaith event at the Islamic Center of Maryland in Gaithersburg. According to Councilmember Evan Glass, over “two dozen religious institutions” came to this interfaith event to show support for the Muslim community, days after the attack […]

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March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich, Navarro Release Statements on Mosque Shooting in New Zealand

Elrich and Navarro both released statements about the attacks on the two mosques in New Zealand on Friday. The attacks left dozens of people dead. Council President Nancy Navarro said in a statement that the council stands with the people of New Zealand and is committed to helping Montgomery County’s Muslim community practice their faith. […]

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