Tag Archives: outreach

Join the resistance — support MCCRC’s movie outreach!

We’re doing something new: a fundraising campaign on our IndieGoGo site. As already mentioned in our latest emailing (you are subscribed, right?),  the goal is to raise $500 to improve our successful movie outreach campaign with a new screen, new … Continue reading

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MCCRC and Electric Maid: the beginning of a beautiful friendship

As readers have seen, Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition has begun to hold events and meetings at Electric Maid Community Exchange, and is planning more — like the free screening of the excellent “Better This World” documentary on March 26 … Continue reading

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Takoma/Silver Spring Voice editor Eric Bond to moderate April 26th NDAA forum

The independent newspaper Takoma/Silver Spring Voice is one of the hubs of community life in Takoma Park; its editor Eric Bond is a respected community reporter who frequently chairs local political and educational events. So when we thought about who … Continue reading

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Co-sponsors join April 26th Takoma Park NDAA forum effort

We’re grateful to many great local and national organizations co-sponsoring the April 26th Takoma Park NDAA forum.  Their support reflects the importance so many different communities place in reversing the notorious indefinite detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act.   … Continue reading

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Outreach about NDAA resolution at Occupy Mo Co meeting

Occupy Montgomery County is a great continuation of the Occupy movement that so many of us welcomed last year; their current plans include a campaign to “Move Your Money” from banks to credit unions, a campaign against home foreclosures in … Continue reading

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“Save due process – restore the right to trial”

Takoma Park’s Farmer’s Market is a favorite Sunday destination for Takoma Park residents — so it’s also a traditional signature gathering spot for petitions. Today marked the beginning of a new campaign — petitioning the Takoma Park City Council to … Continue reading

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2011 in review

What the heck — WordPress.com prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog,  have a look. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,400 times in 2011. If it were … Continue reading

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MCCRC activists speak at Muslim Community Center

Activists Thomas Nephew and Sue Udry spoke to members of the renowned Muslim Community Center this Sunday at the invitation of Zaffer Mirza, a trustee of the center and chairman of its Adult Lecture Committee. The invitation was extended following … Continue reading

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Successful “Creeping Shariah” myth forum

The September 24th forum “Is ‘Creeping Shariah’ a Real Threat or a Trumped Up Scare Tactic?” was held yesterday at the Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center in Chevy Chase. Our forum was organized by MCCRC and former Maryland State Delegate … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights, Know The Law: Metro Bag Search Symposium

Thursday, April 7, 12:00pm – 1:30pm UDC-David A. Clarke School of Law Building 41, Room A03 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW — Join the ACLU of the Nation’s Capital, Maryland and Virgina, the University of the District of Columbia David A. … Continue reading

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