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 [...]
We are excited to share our 2022 Annual Report! In it, you will find highlighted examples of the work we continue to do in partnership with a myriad of others to create transformational change for our community. Download Annual Report
Our February 2023 newsletter is now available online. To receive future newsletters in your inbox, join our mailing list. This month’s newsletter includes local ways to honor Black History Month, recaps of recent MoCo BOOST and Community of Engagement events, and more.
Members of The Basics team participated in a community event hosted by Cross Community to further promote The Basics initiative and The Basics Insights text messaging program. Thank you to our colleagues at Cross Community for including us in this event! The Basics consists of five evidence-based parenting and caregiving principles that promote high-quality cognitive and social-emotional development among [...]
Community Engagement Specialist Bezil Taylor and MoCo ReConnect Project Director Alycia Chuney attended the United Justice Coalition’s Inaugural Social Justice Convention held at Center415 in New York City on July 23. The convention brought together leading activists, entertainers, attorneys, entrepreneurs, professors, experts, media personalities, organizations and more from across the nation to advance social and racial justice. Topics ranged from prison [...]
The Collaboration Council is working with community partners to implement The Basics in Montgomery County's 20877 zip code. The Basics consists of five evidence-based parenting and caregiving principles that promote high-quality cognitive and social-emotional development among children 0-5. Help us spread the word about The Basics by downloading and sharing flyers featuring the five principles in English and Spanish. [...]
MoCo ReConnect and our partners at the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) recently celebrated 20 GED graduates who received their diplomas. The General Educational Development (GED) program at MoCo ReConnect goes beyond preparing students for the GED exam by integrating social justice and life-skill themes to develop students' knowledge base and cultivate empowerment through reflection and investigation of their [...]