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    LGBTQ History @ The Sandy Spring Museum

    THREE CENTURIES OF LGBTQ+ HISTORY IN THE MID-ATLANTIC

    February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    $15 for Museum Members, $20 for Non-members
    More information here.

    Members of the newly formed

    Howard County Executive LGBTQ+ WorkGroup

    at the inaugural meeting on Jan. 14, 2020.

    ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Calvin Ball signed an Executive Order to create a LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer+) Work Group to promote the shared community values of diversity and civility. The Work Group will work with County agencies, non-profit organizations, and other community groups to facilitate an environment of inclusion, communication, understanding, and respect throughout Howard County.
     
    “Our vision is to ensure that every person in Howard County, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation, can live with dignity, be unapologetically proud, and feel totally safe in our community. Our LGBTQ+ Work Group will work to eliminate discrimination, promote inclusion, and make sure that our government supports all our residents,” said Ball. “We were so proud to hold Howard County’s first PRIDE Festival this year, and we want to continue to protect and embrace the beautiful spectrum of diversity that Howard County has to offer. To every single member of our LGBTQ+ community, know that we see you, we support you, and we stand in solidarity with you.”

    “Our Office is proud to partner on this new Work Group and to continue advancing our mission of safety, equality, and the best quality of life for every single person in Howard County," said Howard County's Office of Human Rights Administrator Yolanda F. Sonnier.

    “Howard County is always working to identify best practices that will make our government responsive to the needs of every community,” said Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, Janssen E. Evelyn. “Our new Work Group will help us foster a more inclusive local government that can support LGBTQ+ residents in the workplace, community, and across the County.”
     

    From August-February -- Bring your reusable bags when you shop at Roots Market and donate to PFLAG! Roots is an eco-conscious vegan focused grocery store, with locations in Clarksville & Olney, MD. Receive a "dime" for every bag and Roots will match it at the end of the session. Read about the program here.

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