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Council Spotlight

Third Annual African Heritage Month Commemoration

The Montgomery County Council held its third annual African Heritage Month commemoration hosted by Councilmembers Will Jawando, Laurie-Anne Sayles, and Council President Evan Glass on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 11:30 a.m. The theme of this year’s event was Celebrating African Changemakers who are redefining Culture and Community.

The presentation included a commemorative video, which featured KaribFIT, Tsiona Foods, Passion to Seed Gardening, the Howard University isiZulu language program, and Fela! the Musical at the Olney Theatre Center. Watch the commemorative video and the proclamation presentation on YouTube. View the complete photo album on Flickr.

African Heritage Month 2023