racial equity

March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 19 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Public Hearing: The following will be discussed at the public hearing today: the bill to reduce lead in drinking water, a corrective map […]

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March 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s What Happened at the Racial Equity Forum in Silver Spring

County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro officially started a conversation to address racial disparities that exist in the county Wednesday night at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The “Community Conversation on Racial Equity & Social Justice” event included the ideas of residents who were there to share  ideas with officials about how […]

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March 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Watch Live: County Asks For Residents’ Thoughts on Racial Equity

Montgomery County residents are being asked to share their thoughts with county leaders on how to build a better and stronger Montgomery County through racial equity and social justice policy. A meeting set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, will include County Executive Marc Elrich, the County Council, the Montgomery County Planning Board as well […]

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March 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 13 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 13. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Conversation on Racial Equity Begins: Montgomery County Council is doing more to address systemic racism in the county. This morning at 10 a.m., County Executive Marc Elrich, the County Council, the Montgomery County Planning Board, and student representatives from Montgomery College and […]

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March 12, 2019 | Sam Merrill

County Leaders to Host Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice Tomorrow

The Montgomery County Council, County Executive Marc Elrich, and several other county leaders are hosting the first Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice tomorrow night. The purpose of this meeting is to allow county residents to engage with the county government and voice opinions and experiences on the topics of race, racial equity […]

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February 25, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

County Executive Candidates Express Support for Immigrants

Montgomery County executive candidates expressed their support for immigrants at a Sunday forum, one going so far as to say he would pay for legal representation of immigrants who face deportation. “It boggles my mind that we provide legal representation to the hardest criminals out there, but when one of our residents, honest and hardworking, […]

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