Council President Nancy Navarro

November 6, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Bill Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Natural Hairstyles Passed Unanimously by Council

Montgomery County Councilmembers voted unanimously for Bill 30-19, the CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act, during a hearing on Tuesday. The CROWN Act will prohibit discrimination against certain types of natural hairstyles, including braids, locks, Afros, curls and twists. In addition, this bill will ensure that individuals who are discriminated […]

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October 18, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Town Hall Meeting with Montgomery County Council

Montgomery County Council to Host Youth Town Halls

The Montgomery County Council will be hosting two youth town halls in the upcoming weeks. The County wants to learn more about the issues that are impacting young people in the area. The two town halls will be taking place on Oct. 30 at Clarksburg High School and Nov. 13 at Wheaton High School. Each […]

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October 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Navarro Figura en la Lista de las “Mujeres Más Poderosas” de Washington

La actual Presidenta del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, la venezolana Nancy Navarro, fue nombrada entre las 150 mujeres más poderosas de la revista Washingtonian en la edición de octubre, que saldrá el martes. Washington tiene diferentes tipos de poder, incluidos los políticos y culturales, dijo Michael Schaffer, editor de la revista. “Buscamos funcionarios electos […]

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October 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Navarro Makes Washingtonian’s ‘Most Powerful Women’ List

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro was named to Washingtonian magazine’s 150 Most Powerful Women in Washington in the October edition that’s out Tuesday. Washington has different kinds of power, including political, cultural said Michael Schaffer, editor at the magazine. “We looked for elected officials holding senior posts and as head of the county council […]

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September 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 17 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Sept. 17. and it’s Constitution Day! Today we commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution. Here are five more things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning in Rockville at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. School Immunization Clinic: Students in 7th through 12th […]

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September 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Navarro to Introduce County-Wide Racial Equity Program

Nancy Navarro is introducing Bill 27-19 at a press conference Tuesday, which would create a racial equity and social justice program for Montgomery County government. Navarro has been spearheading the effort to create a policy about racial equity in the county since April 2018. Meanwhile, since March 2019, Navarro, County Executive Marc Elrich, and other […]

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July 22, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich anunció orden ejecutiva para proteger a los inmigrantes en el condado

La Orden Ejecutiva “Promoting Community Trust”, que promueve la confianza en la comunidad, busca reafirmar la política actual del Condado de Montgomery, y mejorar la seguridad de la comunidad al garantizar que las comunidades inmigrantes y vulnerables puedan participar en los departamentos del Condado, incluidos los departamentos de seguridad pública, con la confianza de que […]

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July 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Elrich Announces Community Trust Executive Order to Protect Immigrants

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich briefed the media and signed the Promoting Community Trust Executive Order Monday. Elrich was joined by County Council President Nancy Navarro; other members of the County Council; and other community leaders. The Promoting Community Trust Executive Order reaffirms current County policy and improve community security by ensuring that immigrant and […]

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July 18, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Search for New Police Chief Could Be Down to One

County Executive Marc Elrich might have a pick to be chief of police. He’s just keeping the name to himself … for now. In a Thursday letter to Elrich from Council President Nancy Navarro, she writes that Elrich wrote the council during the week saying he intends to nominate a woman to the position. Navarro’s […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich, Navarro Release Joint Statement Addressing Impending ICE Raids

Less than 48 hours before ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) will reportedly raid homes of undocumented immigrants in 10 cities, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and Council President Nancy Navarro released a joint statement Friday evening supporting the immigrant community. Montgomery County is a welcoming community that values the diversity of communities which are […]

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