Tag Archives: youth rights

Youth-police panel: student arrest rates in MoCo schools much higher than in MD or US

On Monday night I was honored to be part of a panel, convened by the remarkable Montgomery Blair High School student activist Alix Swann, on the topic of “Youth Police Interactions.” Panelists included: Eddie Ellis (One By 1, Inc) Minister … Continue reading

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County Council tables curfew, loitering bills

On Tuesday the County Council voted on the youth curfew and loitering/prowling bills  — but neither approved or rejected either one.  Instead, in a procedure that left at least one pro-curfew councilmember fuming, the Council simply tabled both bills. While … Continue reading

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The youth curfew and anti-loitering bills — not “either or” but “neither nor”

Dear County Council members, The Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition joins a great number of county residents and organizations urging the Council not to pass the expedited youth curfew proposal.  We also urge you not to introduce or support a … Continue reading

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Andrews says “steam has gone out” of curfew push, touts anti-loitering bill – UPDATED

Speaking to an ACLU of Montgomery County meeting Wednesday night, County Councilmember Phil Andrews said he believed the “steam has gone out” of efforts to saddle Montgomery County with a youth curfew, and that the proposal would not pass the … Continue reading

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Curfew discussion, Youth Town Hall: David Stark

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Colin Kinkaid evaluates council answers to his questions, discusses next steps

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Curfew discussion, Youth Town Hall: Mojan N. evaluates council answers to her questions

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Curfew discussion, Youth Town Hall: Zoe Dobkin

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Curfew discussion, Youth Town Hall: Colin Kinkaid–Councilmembers Berliner, Rice, Riemer, Elrich

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Curfew discussion, Youth Town Hall: Paul Cheakalos–Councilmembers Navarro, Floreen

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