Upcoming Events


June 22- AACR Healthfair




Howard County Bystander Intervention Training co-sponsored by the Office of Human Rights

Have you ever witnessed someone being harassed for their identity or appearance? Learn how to safely step up and be supportive when community members encounter harassment or hate speech. Please join us at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 24th at the Howard County Library – Elkridge Branch, 6540 Washington Boulevard, Elkridge, MD 21075 for this timely training. To register for this event, please visit https://hocobystanderintervention.eventbrite.com . This program is co-sponsored with CAIR (Council for American-Islamic Relations), Muslim Family Center, People Acting Together in Howard (PATH), NAACP Howard County, Howard County Muslim Council, and Maryum Islamic Center.

June 24 - Bystander Intervention Training



Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month

June is Caribbean American Heritage Month! Please join County Executive Calvin Ball and the Office of Human Rights on Tuesday, June 25th at the Belmont Manor and Historic Park, 6555 Belmont Woods Road in Elkridge for an evening panel discussion with the Caribbean American community honoring Caribbean American Heritage Month in Howard County and within the state of Maryland. Representatives from Barbados, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, and more will share their knowledge, insight and culture as we celebrate the vibrant diversity within our Caribbean community.


The panel discussion will begin at 6:30 p.m., with a reception held prior at 5:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, however space is limited. Please call 410-313-5906 to  reserve your seat, or email fsheik@howardcountymd.gov or schapple@howardcountymd.gov for more information.   

Caribbean American Heritage Month Panel Discussion