Office of Community Partnerships

June 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Caribbean American Heritage Month Celebrations in Montgomery County

Montgomery County and the County Executive’s Caribbean American Advisory Group will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Caribbean American Heritage Month with two events in the month of June. This year’s theme is “Caribbean … Champions of Inclusivity.” Saturday, June 11, from 1 to 4 p.m., Montgomery County Public Libraries will present a Caribbean American Heritage […]

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May 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Asian Pacific American Resource Fair Planned for May 22

Montgomery County will host a reception and resource fair to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage month on Sunday, May 22 in Rockville. The event will offer an opportunity for members of community to learn about various resources offered by the County.  The County’s Office of Community Partnerships and the Asian Pacific American Advisory Group both […]

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March 25, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery Sister Cities Program Fosters International Connections (VIDEO)

Montgomery Sister Cities hosted it’s annual meeting on Thursday, March 24. The event presented an opportunity for residents to learn more about the culture of four sister city countries which are China, El Salvador, Ethiopia and India. In this video, County leaders talk about the importance of diversity and plans for expansion of the sister […]

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January 21, 2016 | Willie James Inman

311 Offers 24/7 Non-Emergency Assistance During Winter Storm (VIDEO)

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra video Bruce Adams, the Director of the Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships talks about who to call for information or assistance during the winter storm. Montgomery County government declares a “Snow Emergency” to take effect on Fri. Jan […]

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July 17, 2015 | Aline Barros

Workshop on Sikh Community in Rockville (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships hosted a cultural literacy workshop focused on the Montgomery County’s Sikh Community on July 14 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Rockville Library. The workshop was hosted by the Kaur Foundation- a nonprofit organization that helps communities through education- and was designed to increase awareness of Sikh American identity […]

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March 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

photo of East County Recreation Center

East County Residents Invited to Speak Up at Community Forum

The Montgomery County Community Action Board is scheduled to host a community forum on April 22 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the East County Regional Services Center where east county residents will talk about issues such as child care, transportation, jobs and housing. Raise Your Voice EAST Forum will focus on poverty, but it […]

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May 12, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board Agenda May 12

The Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the Civic Building. Items on the agenda include a presentation on the work of the Office of Community Partnerships and a conversation with Councilmember George Leventhal. Find more information on the SSCAB on its website here. See […]

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April 21, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Welcomes New Middle Eastern Liaison

The Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships is welcoming a new liaison responsible for connecting and representing the Middle Eastern community. Mimi Hassanein lived in Egypt and completed her Bachelors of Arts degree from Cairo University. For several years, she chaired the Bilingual Advisory Committee for the Montgomery County English for Speakers of Other Languages Division […]

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April 11, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Welcomes New Latino Liaison

The Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships is welcoming a new Latino liaison responsible for strengthening the Gilchrist Center network in the upcounty. Nestor Alvarenga started his new position this week and will be looking for ways to better engage the Latino community in Montgomery County. Alvarenga was born in El Salvador and raised in Montgomery […]

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February 25, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Black History Month Profile: Julian Norment

In honor of Black History Month we’re profiling influential African-Americans who are giving back to the communities of Montgomery County.  Read below to learn more about Julian Norment, the African-American Community Liaison in the Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships. What is your role in the community? “As a community liaison, I meet with residents […]

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