The Office of Human Rights investigates incidents of hate/violence and complaints of discrimination. Victims of hate/violence crimes can seek compensation for replacement of property through the County's Partnership Fund, administered by the Office of Human Rights.
Independent Foreclosure Review Payment Agreement Public Service Announcement. $9.3 Billion in Payments and Foreclosure Assistance to Begin in April 2013. On March 18, 2013, more than 4.2 million people were sent postcard notices about payments they will receive as a result of an agreement between federal banking regulators and 13 mortgage servicers. As a result of this agreement, the Independent Foreclosure Review ceased at those servicers. A full list of companies and their affiliates or subsidiaries covered by the agreement are listed below. The agreement provides $3.6 billion in cash payments to borrowers covered by the agreement. Borrowers covered by the agreement include those whose primary residences were in any stage of the foreclosure process in 2009 or 2010 and whose mortgages were serviced by one of the participating servicers. Payments are expected to range from a few hundred dollars to $125,000. By accepting the payment, borrowers do not waive any legal claims against their servicer and may pursue additional actions related to their foreclosure. PSA for IFR Payment Agreement in PDF.
Walter Reed National Medical Center Celebrates King's Life, Legacy. Russell C. Campbell Jr. speaks at Walter Reed Bethesda's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance. Campbell is a veteran of the Civil Rights Movement who participated in demonstrations with King. Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) community gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., during an observance in Memorial Auditorium Jan. 12. Remember, Celebrate, Act was this year's theme for the Martin Luther King Jr. observance. More
2013 Civil Rights Educational Freedom Tour, March 25-30, 2013. Check back with us to see photos from the fun filled and educational tour traveling south to visit the birth place of the Civil Rights Movement. We retraced the Freedom Trail and learned about Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks & the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Voters Rights and other significant events of the Civil Rights Movement. More information on our trip will be available soon!
Meeting Minutes of the Human Rights Commission of 2012. View the meeting minutes of the Montgomery County Human Rights Commission. The Commission has 15 members. The members are appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. The Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at the Office of Human Rights, 21 Maryland Avenue, Suite 330, in Rockville. Meetings are open to the public. Click here for more information
Montgomery County Office of Human Rights
21 Maryland Avenue, Suite 330 · Rockville, Maryland 20850
Telephone: 240.777.8450 · Fax: 240.777.8460 · TTY: 240.777.8480