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Hear the Maryland Crunch! is a fun and educational event that culminates with a state-wide, synchronized bite into a crunchy apple. On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 thousands of Marylanders crunched apples together to help fight childhood hunger. See more photos from this event here.
Montgomery County Committee on Hate/Violence Presents"Bullying in Schools: A Community Symposium on Prevention and Intervention Strategies." This event was held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus. The kenote speaker for this event is Johnnie Williams III. See photos from this event here.
Bullying Awareness Month- October 2014. Councilmember Valerie Ervin (second from left) was among those who spoke about increasing awareness about the lifelong impacts of bullying. Also at the ceremonies in Rockville were, left to right: James Stowe, director of the County’s Office of Human Rights; Michael Scarano of Rocking the Rage—a non-profit organization centered on creating a national shift toward refocusing attention on kindness; and Mirin Phool, founder of the Kaur Foundation, which aims to promote cultural diversity and create awareness of the Sikh identity, heritage and secular values.
Recognizing Black History. Black History Month’s 2014 theme of "Civil Rights in America" was celebrated on Feb. 4, 2014 by the Montgomery County Council and members of the County’s Black History Month Committee. This year’s theme chronicles the important milestones achieved by African-Americans and others in the battle for civil rights, as well as marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. At the ceremonies in Rockville were, left to right: Council President Craig Rice; JoAnn Barnes; Debra Jones; James Stowe, director of the County’s Office of Human Rights; Teresa Blair; Deborah Milo; Cornelia Gregory; Julian Norment; and Councilmember Cherri Branson.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Committee
Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Strathmore (Photos & Video). Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett addresses the crowd at Strathmore for the 20th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. event. This was the 20th year that Montgomery County has celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a formal tribute and musical celebration at Strathmore. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. See more here.
Children of the Dream Awards (Video). James L. Stowe, Director , Montgomery County Office of Human Rights and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Committee Member and the recipients of the Children of the Dream Award. The Children of the Dream awards were announced at the Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute and celebration at Strathmore. Meet Ekiomoado Olumese of Poolesville High, Malachi Stoll of Walt Whitman High and the Dance Marathon Group at Clarksburg High. See more here.
Two Humanitarian Awards were presented at the Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute and celebration on Jan. 20 at Strathmore. The award winners are Michael Williams, a teacher at Walter Johnson High School, and Anhar Karim a Northwest High School student. Learn more in this video:
The Public Forum on "Do You Think A Trayvon Martin-Type Incident Could Occur In Montgomery County." This event was organized by the Montgomery County Human Rights Commission, City of Rockville Human Rights Commission and Montgomery County Office of Human RightsHeld at the Executive Office Building Auditorium, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, MD 20850. See more here.
Related Videos and Photos
"Volunteers Give Back in Montgomery County on MLK Day (Video)" includes interviews at the Bethesda Conference Center and the Silver Spring Civic Building. See more here: http://www.mymcmedia.org/volunteers-give-back-in-montgomery-county-on-mlk-day-video/
Seneca Creek Community Church. See more here: http://www.mymcmedia.org/a-day-of-service-at-local-church-video/
See other photos from various events sponsored by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights over the years. See more here.
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