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County Executive Kittleman hosts #OneHoward community forum to promote diversity, inclusiveness

 

December 2, 2016

Media Contact:

Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman will host the kickoff of #OneHoward, a series of community conversations and educational events designed to promote dialogue and reinforce the county’s shared goals of diversity and inclusiveness.

WHO:

Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman

Dr. Barbara Sands, Director, Howard County Office of Human Rights

David Steele, President, Howard County Chapter of the NAACP

James LeMon, Principal, Wilde Lake High School

Maryam Elhabashy, Centennial High student and member of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission

Rabbi Craig Axler, Temple Isaiah

Imam Dr. Maqbool Patel, Islamic Society of Baltimore

Dr. David Anderson, Bridgeway Community Church                   

WHAT:          

This first conversation will begin with brief messages from community leaders followed by an opportunity for residents to ask questions, raise concerns and provide input for #OneHoward.

WHEN:           

Saturday, December 3 from 2:00- 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:        

Bain 50+ Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 

WHY:             

#OneHoward was formed to address concerns of racism, intolerance and bigotry that surfaced recently, particularly on social media.

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