An update from County Cable Montgomery highlighting items that help residents of Montgomery County. This program will feature interviews with elected officials, employees, public servants, and residents. This program is produced by the Office of Community Engagement from the Department of Technology Services.
What's Happening MoCo - Interview with Aseem Nigam
The devastating impact of the COVID-19 health crisis has placed many residents’ homes in financial jeopardy. However, the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) continues to provide guidance and help for homeowners who are facing issues because of COVID-19. On the latest episode of the What’s Happening MoCo podcast, DHCA Director Aseem Nigam discusses renter’s rights, the eviction moratorium and resources available through DHCA’s website.
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What's Happening MoCo #28 - Autism Acceptance Month
In this episode, we talk to Jennene Blakely, inclusion and community outreach specialist for Montgomery Parks, about autism, Autism Acceptance Month and the Shine Brighter Together program.
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Learn more about Shine Brighter Together: https://www.montgomeryparks.org/about/parks/accessibility/inclusive-special-events-and-programs/autism-acceptance/
What's Happening MoCo #27 - Seniors Quality of Life
Podcast guests Sydney Palinkas, community outreach and education manager for the ElderSafe Center Program, and Maria Brianconn, president of the Poolesville Senior Center share advice that will empower seniors to overcome the challenges that many face such as elder abuse, financial scams, and isolation.
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What's Happening MoCo - MoCoHacks & Change Management
In this episode, we talk with Elizabeth Qiu, an organizer with MoCo Hacks, a free, 36 hour coding event for Montgomery County Public Schools students, organized by Montgomery County Public School students.
Joining Ms. Qiu, are two County Technology professionals, Shayna Taqi, manager of Change Management, and Skyler Grubbs, Change Management specialists. They share advice for information technology professionals.
What's Happening MoCo #25 - Interview with Dorne Hill, Cynthia Elliott-Amadon
In this episode, we highlight behavioral health resources within Montgomery County. We talk with Dorne Hill, acting senior administrator for crisis and trauma services with Montgomery County's Department of Health and Human Services and Cynthia Elliott-Amadon, team leader with Common Ground, a peer-to-peer support services center for people facing mental health or substance abuse struggles. Hill's team facilitates live behavioral health live streams every two weeks on Wednesday. Links are below.
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Behavioral Health Live stream info: https://montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/get-help/mental-health-wellness.html
Hotline for behavioral health crisis 24/7: 240-777-4000
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Episode #24 - Child Behavioral Health and a County-wide Scavenger Hunt
In this episode, we talk with Sara Rose, supervisory therapist with Montgomery County's Department of Health and Human Services, about how childrens' behavioral or mental health during COVID-19. We also talk with Larissa Johnson, residential energy program manager for the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection.
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