refugee resettlement

February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Refugee Resettlement Programs in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The Council’s Health and Human Services (HH&S) Committee recently received a briefing about the county’s refugee and asylee programs. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. For more information, read MyMCMeida’s Refugee Advocates Brief HHS Committee on Resettlement Programs article.

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February 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

HHS Committee to Receive Update on Refugee Resettlement

The Montgomery County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee will hold a meeting on refugees and people seeking asylum on Thursday. The committee will discuss available services for refugees, asylum seekers, and receive an update from resettlement organizations. Participants include the Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC), the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Lutheran Social Services, all of […]

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December 9, 2015 | Staff Writer

Rockville City Hall

Rockville Mayor and Council Support Refugees Around the World

Recognizing Rockville as a “welcoming and inclusive community,” the Mayor and Council voted unanimously this week to endorse Montgomery County’s support for refugees from Syria and from around the world. The full motion said: “The Mayor and Council affirms Rockville’s role as a welcoming and inclusive community. We believe that the diversity of our residents […]

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