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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|

Read our May 2023 Newsletter

Our May 2023 newsletter is now available online. To receive future newsletters in your inbox, join our mailing list. This month’s newsletter includes a video from the County Council celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a follow up on our recent Community Conversation about youth homelessness, a program spotlight on The Basics, a look at disparities in mental health [...]

2023-05-25T18:22:29+00:00May 25, 2023|Collaboration Council, Program News|

Read our April 2023 Newsletter

Our April 2023 newsletter is now available online. To receive future newsletters in your inbox, join our mailing list. This month’s newsletter includes several stories related to Earth Month, including a video featuring the Montgomery County Conservation Corps, who held a cleanup at Jessup Blair Park for Earth Day. Also in this issue: an update on Black Maternal Health Week [...]

2023-05-12T13:35:19+00:00April 27, 2023|Collaboration Council, Program News|

Black Maternal Health Week: Information & Resources

Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW), taking place April 11-17, is an annual campaign founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance to build awareness, activism, and community-building​. Each year, BMHW kicks off on April 11 to coincide with the annual International Day for Maternal Health and Rights. This year's theme is “Our Bodies Belong to Us: Restoring Black [...]

2023-04-12T18:10:49+00:00April 12, 2023|Community News|

Read our March 2023 Newsletter

Our March 2023 newsletter is now available online. To receive future newsletters in your inbox, join our mailing list. This month’s newsletter includes information about Black Maternal Health Week (April 11-17), congratulations to the herstory-making women on the Montgomery County Council, an update about the recent Out-of-School (OST) Conference with partner Wonders Professional Development Consortium, information about a new MoCo [...]

2023-05-12T13:36:09+00:00April 3, 2023|Community News, Program News|

Open Solicitation for Art and Entrepreneur Workshop Facilitators

The MoCo ReConnect Drop-In & Reengagement Center in Wheaton seeks workshop facilitators to lead arts and entrepreneurship programs in our shared space. This new initiative, called the Youth Arts & Entrepreneurship Program, solicits local artists to facilitate programming that is hands-on, interactive, and youth focused. This program was conceived of and designed by young people interested in bringing arts [...]

2023-03-15T15:52:09+00:00March 15, 2023|Funding Opportunities|

Community Conversation Featured Howard Feinstein, Dira Treadvance & Councilmember Andrew Friedson

On January 30, 2023, our Community of Engagement presented a conversation at the intersection of the issues of anti-semitism and anti-Black racism in our communities. Thank you to everyone who joined us for this event. We had a great time and look forward to the next community conversation. Special thanks to Main Street Connect for hosting and to our [...]

2023-02-08T17:41:56+00:00February 8, 2023|Collaboration Council, Events and Training|
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