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Join Us for a Conversation about the School-to-Prison Pipeline in MCPS

We're excited to be supporting Racial Justice Now! DMV in presenting a community conversation on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Rockville Library, to address the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Black students in MCPS. This conversation, which is the third in a series addressing this issue, will feature Councilmember Will Jawando, Chair of the County Council's Education [...]

2024-02-13T14:50:47+00:00February 13, 2024|Community News, Events and Training, Program News|

Read our January 2024 Newsletter

Our January 2024 newsletter is now available online. To receive future newsletters in your inbox, join our mailing list. This month’s newsletter includes information about the Community Needs Assessment Open Solicitation, a recap of our MoCo BOOST Holiday Party, and a selection of events coming up during Black History Month.

Read our November/December 2023 Newsletter

Our Nov./Dec. 2023 newsletter is now available online. To receive future newsletters in your inbox, join our mailing list. This newsletter includes a celebration of retiring team member Kathy Boland, information about a new Open Solicicitation, a recap of our recent Advancing Youth Development training, and a program spotlight featuring MoCo ReConnect.

Funding Opportunity: Community Based Solutions for Community Needs Assessment “Profiles in Impact”

*DEADLINE EXTENDED* Application deadline: February 16, 2024, 5pm The Collaboration Council seeks written Letters of Interest (LOIs) or video Messages of Interest (MOIs) from organizations and qualified individuals who are engaged in demonstrable innovative, paradigm-shifting, community-based solutions to address community needs. The Collaboration Council will profile the selected applicants in its Community Needs Assessment and the selected applicants also [...]

2024-01-31T21:26:20+00:00December 12, 2023|Funding Opportunities|

Read our October 2023 Newsletter

Our October 2023 newsletter is now available online. To receive future newsletters in your inbox, join our mailing list. This month’s newsletter includes information about Nov. 4 and Nov. 18 Town Halls about the school-to-prison pipeline for Black students in MCPS, two new funding opportunities, our Advancing Youth Development Training on Nov. 14-17, and more! Read October 2023 Newsletter [...]

2023-10-31T15:03:07+00:00October 31, 2023|Collaboration Council, Program News|

Funding Opportunity: Under 21 Substance Use Prevention Activity Mini-grants

Announcement of Funding Availability: Under 21 Substance Use Prevention Activity Mini-grants EXTENDED Application deadline: November 30, 2023 Funded by Montgomery County Government, the overall purpose of the mini-grants is to support underage and illicit substance use prevention activities throughout Montgomery County. Funds must be used to provide primary prevention activities to youth and young adults under 21 at risk for substance [...]

2023-11-17T16:36:18+00:00October 16, 2023|Funding Opportunities|

Read our September 2023 Newsletter

Our September 2023 newsletter is now available online. To receive future newsletters in your inbox, join our mailing list. This month’s newsletter includes a message about fear and wonder from Executive Director Elijah Wheeler, some upcoming events for Hispanic Heritage Month, a recap of our back-to-school event for MoCo BOOST families, and more. Read September 2023 Newsletter [...]

2023-10-31T13:52:31+00:00September 29, 2023|Community News, Program News|

Read our July 2023 Newsletter

Our June 2023 newsletter is now available online. To receive future newsletters in your inbox, join our mailing list. This month’s newsletter includes a highlight video from MoCo ReConnect's June 30 Pride & Arts Festival, information on pregnancy and postpartum Medicaid coverage for noncitizens in Maryland, resources for Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and Disability Pride Month, and more. Read July [...]

Read Our June 2023 Newsletter

Our June 2023 newsletter is now available online. To receive future newsletters in your inbox, join our mailing list. This month’s newsletter starts with a tribute to Alicia Church. Also in this issue: information about MoCo ReConnect's June 30 Pride event, a thank you to Bombas for the donation of 10,000 pairs of socks, congratulating our recent GED graduates, and [...]

2023-06-29T13:21:43+00:00June 29, 2023|Collaboration Council, Program News|
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