Thurgood Marshall & Civil Rights in Montgomery County (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

In 1937 Thurgood Marshall delivered an early blow to school segregation here in Montgomery County, gaining equal pay for African American teachers. Join us as Ralph Buglass details this local story. Civil rights icon Thurgood Marshall delivered an early blow to school segregation right here in Montgomery County—gaining equal pay […]

Segregation in Montgomery County Schools (MCPL) – VIRTUAL or PHONE

Ralph Buglass will discuss segregation in the Montgomery County schools prior to the 1954 Supreme Court decision outlawing segregated schools, and the changes that took place after 1954. This program is being presented in association with the Potomac Community Village (PCV).  PCV is an all-volunteer organization providing services and community […]

Learning From Home: Best Practices for Homeschooling & Virtual Learning (Baltimore Cty Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Are you going to be homeschooling this coming fall? Or are you looking for some good tips as your child enters a season of virtual learning from home? Hear some tips and best practices from homeschool parents in the community, along with relevant library resources. This program features a presentation, […]

Empowering Educators: A Convening On Racial Equity In Education (American University) – VIRTUAL

Empowering Educators: A Convening on Racial Equity in Education The AU Antiracist Research and Policy Center is proud to partner with First Book and Pizza Hut to present Empowering Educators: A Convening on Racial Equity in Education. Featuring National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds, as well as award-winning educator […]

Back to School Survival Tips for Parents (Baltimore Cty Public Library – VIRTUAL

Sylvan Learning’s Emily Levitt, vice president of education, shares helpful tips, strategies and more that can help make back to school — even though it may look a bit different this year — a positive experience for every family.​ Register HERE.

Teen Life Skills: Vet Science (Baltimore Cty Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Covers the topics of observing and measuring animal behavior, vital signs, disease transmission and risk, and tips for preparing for a career in veterinary medicine. Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A valid email address is needed at registration to send a Zoom link to the […]

How Cultural Factors Shape Children’s Economic Outcomes (Brookings Institution) – VIRTUAL

Children’s economic and social outcomes, both during their childhood and in their adult years, largely depend on the circumstances into which they are born and raised. Such circumstances are the product of children’s families, schools, and neighborhoods; the peers and adults with whom they spend time; the media images that […]

“Bully” Movie Viewing and Discussion (Teens Against Bullying) – VIRTUAL

Teens Against Bullying Presents: Virtual “Bully” Movie Viewing and Discussion. About this Event Teens Against Bullying would like to invite you to join us virtually on Saturday, July 18th, from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M. for a screening of the 2011 film “Bully.” Following the documentary, we will have our Teen […]