News

Shooting for the Stars: A Feel Good Story for Challenging Times!

We hope all mothers had a safe and enjoyable Mother’s Day celebration earlier this month!  During Mother’s Day weekend, we shared a popular post on ChesMRC’s Facebook page: Tori Gomez’ interpretation of the song “Everything I know” from the Broadway show “In the Heights”.  Tori came to the USA at age 5 from Mexico and she […]

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ChesMRC News During COVID-19

ChesMRC has been front and center lately working hard to help families on the Eastern Shore navigate these difficult time. Here are links to all we have been doing: 03.16.20 – Star Democrat – ChesMRC works to keep Hispanic community updated 03.31.20 – Talbot Spy – COVID-19: Supporting the Most Vulnerable with Matthew Peters 04.01.20 – […]

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April 2020 ChesMRC’s Newsletter

Who could have imagined that everything we had planned for this moment in time would be changed by something completely out of our control? -Our professional commitments, trips, vacations? The COVID-19 pandemic has affected each of us in different ways.  To say the least, it has changed the ways we live and work.  For ChesMRC staff, for […]

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Compassionate CHOICE

BY AMELIA BLADES STEWARD | PHOTOS BY CAROLINE J. PHILLIPS “If I hadn’t had my journey, I may have the same opinion as many others have about the immigrant community on the Mid Shore,” says Matthew R. Peters, Executive Director of Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC). Keep reading

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Thinking of you and Supporting Families

We at ChesMRC hope that you are staying safe and coping well with this unprecedented COVID-19 crisis.  As you well know, this situation has forced our community to adopt strong measures to protect ourselves and each other. Like us, you probably feel like an isolated piece of a puzzle, separated from the big picture, unable […]

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Community Interpreting at Chesapeake College

A new group of Community Interpreters is undergoing training at Chesapeake College with ChesMRC staff and Licensed Instructor, Dr. Lorelly Solano. The 44-hour certificate program prepares bilingual individuals and service providers to offer services with linguistic and cultural competence.  As noted in the picture, students devote a significant amount of time practicing their protocols and […]

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Grand Opening of ChesMRC’s New Home!

Join us October 11th for the ChesMRC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! Since 2012, the Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center has provided services to more than 3,500 immigrants from approximately 50 countries. These immigrants now call the Eastern Shore of Maryland home. Each immigrant has a special story that has led him or her to this new place. […]

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We’ve Moved!

The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center has moved to 20 Bay Street in Easton, Maryland.

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ChesMRC Crossover Ceremony for Cub Scout Pack 003

ChesMRC brings cultures together at Boy Scouts Crossover Ceremony in Easton EASTON, MD.  A symbolic moment in every Scouts journey. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019 , 17 total Cub Scouts crossed over into Scouts BSA Troop 190 in Easton, Maryland. The majority of these scouts were from ChesMRC’s outreach cub scout pack 003. For ChesMRC, […]

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ChesMRC Now an Application Counselor Sponsoring Entity

As part of a two – year contract that recently ended with SEEDCO, ChesMRC was able to train (2) certified application counselors (CAC) on staff and is now it’s own Application Counselor Sponsoring Entity (ACSE) for Maryland’s Eastern Shore. What is an ASCE? An Application Counselor Sponsoring Entity (ACSE) is an organization that employs or […]

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