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Councilmember George Leventhal is the Special Guest on “En Sintonía con el Concejo del Condado,” Friday, April 6 at 2:30 p.m.

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Councilmember George Leventhal is the Special Guest
on “En Sintonía con el Concejo del Condado,”
Friday, April 6 at 2:30 p.m.
Councilmember Leventhal will discuss issues associated with poverty,
affordable housing, and the County’s partnership with nonprofit organizations

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 5, 2018—Councilmember George Leventhal is the featured guest on this episode of “En Sintonia con el Concejo del Condado” (In Tune with the Montgomery County Council), airing Friday, April 6 at 2:30 p.m. on Radio America (WACA 1540AM). Councilmember Leventhal is the chair of the Health and Human Services Committee and a member of the Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee. He will discuss several related topics impacting the Latino population in the County, including affordable housing and distressed common ownership properties, healthcare, and the County’s partnership with nonprofit organizations to help alleviate poverty and provide alternative housing options. Ilana Branda, Director of Policy and Neighborhood Development Manager at Montgomery Housing Partnership, and Monica Barberis-Young, Director of Family Services at Interfaith Works will also join in the conversation. This prerecorded show originally aired on March 16.

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 .

Release ID: 18-098
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 2407777926