International Cultural Center

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!


  • James L. Stowe, Director, Montgomery County Office of Human Rights


  • Christopher E. Murray Jr., NBCT, Walter Johnson High School


  • Seth Gordon-Lipkin, Education Director, Washington DC Regional Office, ADL
  • Nouf Bazaz, Senior Fellow, WORDE
  • Beth Tabachnick, LCSW-C,Clinical Social Worker (Contractor), Crisis Intervention Team

Montgomery County Police Department

Click here to read speaker bios.


  • Faith Community Working Group (FCWG)
  • Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
  • Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)
  • Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Silver Spring
  • World Organization for Research Development and Education (WORDE)
To register, click on the link:


Open to:

  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Community Leaders
  • High School Students

SSL Hours will be provided.

Date & Time:
Tuesday, May 23
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Registration starts at 6:45 pm
Refreshments will be provided

Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Free parking at Town Square Garage