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Importance of Early Education is Focus of El Momento Cívico/The Civic Moment on Council’s Radio America Show on Nov. 10 at 2:30 p.m.

For Immediate Release: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Importance of Early Education is Focus
of El Momento Cívico/The Civic Moment
on Council’s Radio America Show
on Nov. 10 at 2:30 p.m.

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 9, 2017— Lisa Conlon, MCPS Early education specialist; Nelida Andres, Interim Director of the Early Education Department of Montgomery College; Rossana Espinoza, Montgomery County Child Care Provider; and Mayra Cruz-Solís, Latino Liaison for Councilmember Nancy Navarro are the featured guests on the Friday, November 10 broadcast of “El Momento Cívico/The Civic Moment” on En Sintonía con el Concejo del Condado de Montgomery (Tuned in with the Montgomery County Council), a weekly show on Radio America (WACA 1540AM). They will discuss the importance of early education as the basis for the entire educational process. This prerecorded show originally aired on October 27.

“El Momento Cívico/The Civic Moment” is one component of Councilmember Navarro’s Latino Civic Project that features topics related to civic engagement and understanding the various functions of County government. Councilmember Navarro started the Latino Civic Project in 2012 to promote and strengthen civic participation among Latinos and immigrants.

More information on the Latino Civic Project including the program’s achievements is available in English at:
http://tinyurl.com/gvsk4g4 .

More information on the Latino Civic Project is available in Spanish at:
http://tinyurl.com/zf59me4 .

The Montgomery County Council and Radio America have entered a partnership that provides the Latino community with key information on issues and programs. The partnership also provides a forum for residents to express views and ask questions. The partnership includes the weekly one- hour show each Friday on the Washington metropolitan area’s most popular Spanish language station. Lilian Mass is the show’s host.

Each week, the show features guests talking about important issues before the Council and provides information about programs offered by the County to help residents.

In addition to the radio broadcast, the show can be heard via the Internet at:
https://tunein.com/radio/Radio-America-WACA-1540-AM-s6029/ .

Video links with a summary of the show are available each week at the County Council's mobile friendly web site at: 
www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council .

The program also can be viewed on Facebook
@concejodelcondadodemontgomery .

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Media Contact: Sonya Healy 2407777926