Attendees Pack Town Hall to Talk About Rockville’s Diversity

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Question board
An example of one of the question boards conversation-circle members were invited to discuss.

Rockville Senior Center’s Carnation Room was at capacity Thursday night for a town hall discussion on diversity, and how to make Rockville a more inclusive place that actively welcomes and engages its broad, multicultural community.

More than 150 participants divided themselves among six “conversation circles,” each set up to address a different set of questions on topics that included hate crime, enhancing community policing, barriers to government, communicating to young people and promoting inclusion.

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Mayor and Council to Hold Town Hall on Diversity, Feb. 9

For Spanish and Chinese translations of this announcement, see below.

The Mayor and Council are inviting Rockville residents to a conversation about how the community can become a more inclusive place to live and work.

A Thursday, Feb. 9, evening town hall aims to foster dialogue about how to improve the city’s efforts to welcome and engage its diverse residents. Rockville is the 14th most diverse city in America and one-third of its residents were born outside the United States.

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