International Cultural Center

Events

Senior Fellow Nouf Bazaz Presents at the Annual School Community United in Partnership (SCUP) Conference

On Friday October 6, 2017 WORDE Senior Fellow Nouf Bazaz will present at the 18th annual SCUP Conference, “Embracing Diversity: All Means All!” Speaking in two morning sessions, she will discuss avenues to improve care for under-served populations, such as as the growing Muslim American community in Montgomery County, MD.  Her presentation will highlight statistics and anecdotes […]

  • The Universities at Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive Building II, Rockville, MD 20850
  • 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • October 6, 2017

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Coping & Resiliency Workshop for Teens

In response to an increase in incidents of violence, discrimination and bias, the ICC in partnership with Kahilat Shalom and Church of the Ascension, Gaithersburg will be hosting an interactive workshop for teens. Participants are welcome to share their reactions to recent events and discuss various ways to support themselves, their peers and the wider […]

  • 205 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • October 1, 2017

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Courageous Conversations

Join this interactive discussion and workshop to share stories about injustice & resiliency spanning across generations. Hear personal narratives from elderly adults that may include – a Holocaust survivor, a former prisoner of a Japanese internment camp, and civil rights activists including African Americans, LGBT advocates, and Muslim Americans. Students from all backgrounds are welcome […]

  • Epworth United Methodist Church 9008 Rosemont Dr, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • September 24, 2017

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Courageous Conversations

Join this interactive discussion and workshop to share stories about injustice & resiliency spanning across generations. Hear personal narratives from elderly adults that may include – a Holocaust survivor, a former prisoner of a Japanese internment camp, and civil rights activists including African Americans, LGBT advocates, and Muslim Americans. Students from all backgrounds are welcome […]

  • 301 Teachers Way, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, USA
  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • August 15, 2017

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STAND UP! Uniting to Respond to Hate Speech & Violence

You’re invited to a timely interactive workshop to learn how to: Identify the roots of hate and bias and how they can escalate when unchecked Become an up-stander and provide direct peer support to individuals and communities targeted by hate speech and violence Click here to register today! Welcome: James L. Stowe, Director, Montgomery County Office of […]

  • TBD
  • 6:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • May 23, 2017

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Faith Leaders Response Team (FLRT) Meeting

Please mark your calendars for our next Faith Leaders Response Team Meeting. In this meeting we will strengthen our bonds as faith leaders and review the impact of a 60 percent increase in hate incidents since the election.  It has motivated the formation of several anti-hate groups in Montgomery County.  We will reassess our role as […]

  • 15000 New Hope Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • February 16, 2017

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Interracial/Interfaith Dialogue on Racism: Seeing the Divine in Each Other

The Faith Community Working Group (FCWG) invites you to join our next Interracial/Interfaith Dialogue, “Seeing the Divine in Each Other”. “In small groups, led by trained facilitators, this dialogue will raise our awareness of racism and prejudice in our lives, and then focus on developing strategies and actions to change attitudes and remove obstacles that […]

  • Silver Spring Civic Building 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • 6:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • January 3, 2017

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Interracial/Interfaith/Community Dialogue on Racism: Open to Everyone!

The Faith Community Working Group (FCWG) invites you to join our next Interracial/Interfaith Dialogue, “Seeing the Divine in Each Other”. In small groups, led by trained facilitators, this dialogue will raise our awareness of racism and prejudice in our lives, and then focus on developing strategies and actions to change attitudes and remove obstacles that […]

  • Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm

  • January 3, 2017

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Faith Leaders Response Team (FLRT) Meeting: Safeguarding our Places of Worship

Leaders of any faith tradition are invited to a meeting on Safeguarding our Places of Worship. MCPD officer will present how to respond to an active assailant; securing your facilities, etc. And we will discuss how faith leaders will support any faith community or person of faith who becomes a victim of an act of prejudice, […]

  • Christ Congregational Church 9525 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20901
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • December 7, 2016

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Interracial/Interfaith Dialogue on Racism: Seeing the Divine in Each Other

The Faith Community Working Group invites you to join our second Interracial/Interfaith Dialogue, “Seeing the Divine in Each Other”. Participants will engage in anti-racism exercises in diverse groups with a trained facilitator. This is the first in a series of dialogues on racism. Each dialogue will begin with reflections on our sacred texts, our common […]

  • Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville, 100 Welsh Park Dr, Rockville, MD 20850
  • 6:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • November 3, 2016

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