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ICC's Devoted Event Staff


"ICC is an outstanding model... there is integrity between what they claim as their mission and what they exhibit as a staff and are able to implement within the greater community. From their Youth Against Hunger Program to their Mentoring and Counseling and on to culturally based Case Management you will find large numbers of grateful clients and enthusiastic volunteers. Their work with County Government is exemplary particularly in responding to acts of hate and violence, developing a model (already gaining national attention) for the prevention and intervention of violent extremism, and working with the public school system on issues of cultural competency and religious holidays."

Rev. Mansfield Kaseman, Interfaith Community Liaison, Office of Community Partnerships, Montgomery County Government
 

The ICC prides itself in its outreach ability in collaborating with a diverse range of partners. Not only do we support and attend our partners’ events such as Good Deeds Day, but we also offer our own space, often free of charge, to host partner events, such as the Martin Luther King Day of Service and the Family Reunification Exercise. Partnering with other area nonprofits, faith communities, county agencies and community groups serves to expand and enhance the work of the ICC, fosters a healthy community spirit, and creates fabulous friendships along the way.

Partner Events

On Monday June 13, 2016 over 200 community leaders, activists, representatives from faith- based organizations and members of the law enforcement community attended a solidarity event to speak out against hate and violence organized by Dr. Hedieh Mirahmaid (WORDE President), Hamza Khan (Muslim Democratic Club Chairperson) and Patrick Paschall (Executive Director of Free State Legal). […]

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On January 20th, the International Cultural Center was privileged to host the MLK Day of Service. 12 different organizations and over 300 volunteers gathered at the building in a spirit of enthusiasm, service and community, making sandwiches as part of the ICC’s ongoing Youth Against Hunger event, as well food and blanket drives, pins for veterans, […]

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On Thursday, April 3 more than 60 volunteers joined the International Cultural Center at Kehilat Shalom to do service projects that benefitted the needy and senior citizens in Montgomery County.  Rabbi Charles Arian hosted the event and welcomed all the participants with great zeal. Good Deeds Day is an annual celebration of good deeds. All […]

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The International Cultural Center (ICC) community joined the 9/11 Unity Walk on Sunday, September 9, 2012 from 1:30 – 5:30 p.m at the Washington Hebrew Congregation. The 2012 9/11 Unity Walk brought together people of all ages, backgrounds and faiths to learn to respect each other through a framework of experiential education, compassionate leadership and […]

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Community Building Programs

On Friday, August 4th at 6 pm, the ICC Crossroads program hosted an interactive Coping & Resiliency Workshop for teens. Participants shared their reactions, thoughts and feelings to recent events and discussed various ways to support themselves, their peers and the community. Participants were taught about the grief and fear cycle, how to practice coping […]

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On June 22, 2017, WORDE hosted an interfaith iftaar (a meal to break a fast) at its International Cultural Center (ICC). The evening was a special opportunity for WORDE to express its gratitude towards many of our friends and colleagues whom we have had the pleasure of working with over the past several years! Guests […]

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On Thurs. June 15, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, seven adults from various faith communities met with Dr. Earl Stoddard, Director of the MoCo Office of Emergency Management and with Jim McClelland, Emergency Management Specialist, at the Silver Spring Civic Building for their training to be certified as Emotional & Spiritual Care Volunteers. […]

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