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Council to Host Hybrid Youth Town Hall Meeting with Montgomery County Board of Education President Brenda Wolff and Student Member of the Board Arvin Kim on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m.

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Students are encouraged to join in person at the Council building or sign up to participate on Zoom; students can receive up to two hours of student-service learning hours for advocacy

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 2, 2022—The Montgomery County Council will host a hybrid Youth Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. with Montgomery County School Board President Brenda Wolff and Student Member of the Board of Education Arvin Kim to learn more about the issues currently impacting young people across the County. Student are encouraged to come prepared with questions for Councilmembers. 

“After two years of COVID-19 precautionary measures, I am very excited that this year we will finally be back to host an in-person Youth Town Hall,” said Council President Gabe Albornoz. “Civic participation is so important, and it’s never too early to engage with elected representatives. This is a great opportunity for all students to participate and ask questions to their County Councilmembers, and it also helps us become more cognizant of the priorities of the residents that will shape, and be, the future of our County.” 

There will be a pizza reception at 6 p.m. in the Council Office Building cafeteria for students joining the town hall in person. Students may also participate in the Youth Town Hall via Zoom webinar. The event will be streamed live on the Council’s web page via YouTube (MoCoCouncilMD) and on Facebook Live (MontgomeryCountyMdCouncil) and can also be watched on County Cable Montgomery on channels 30 (Fios), 1056 (RCN) and 996 (Xfinity). 

Montgomery County Public Schools students need to register to receive their student-service learning hours for advocacy. All students interested in participating can register here

Youth Town Hall

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Release ID: 22-377
Media Contact: Lucia Jimenez 240-777-7832, Jordan Lindsay 240-777-7809