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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|

Bringing The Basics to More Montgomery County Families

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 [...]

2022-12-07T18:25:32+00:00November 24, 2022|Program News|

Representing and Connecting at the UJC Social Justice Convention

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 [...]

2022-08-09T15:54:27+00:00August 2, 2022|Program News|

Learn about The Basics: New Flyer in English and Spanish

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. [...]

2022-08-09T15:49:39+00:00July 26, 2022|Program News|

Congratulations to our GED Graduates!

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 [...]

2022-08-09T14:32:19+00:00July 25, 2022|Program News|
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