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Welcome Victoria Gomez Lozano to ChesMRC!

Thanks to the out pour of support ChesMRC received in June to expand our capacity, we are happy to announce we received enough funding to hire our new full-time Hispanic Outreach Coordinator. Originally from Mexico and fluent in both English and Spanish, Victoria brings years of knowledge and experience in understanding and assisting the Hispanic […]

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Emergency fund initiated for undocumented immigrants

For more information or to contribute to the ChesMRC Family Support Fund, visit the GoFundMe page at www.gofundme.com/chesmrc-family-support-fund  

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Talbot Family Network awards ChesMRC Healthy Habits Grant

ChesMRC was recently awarded funding from Talbot Family Network (TFN) for the FY 2018 Healthy Habits Program. The Healthy Habits Program will be implemented in conjunction with the ChesMRC after-school program integrating enrichment lessons focusing on hunger and nutrition for grades 1-5. The program targets Free and Reduced Price Meals Program (FARMs) children with research based nutrition […]

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ChesMRC continues Year 2 Contract with SEEDCO – Connecting Kids to Coverage

As part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization Act (MACRA) “Connecting Kids to Coverage” program, Structured Employment Economic Development Corporation (SEEDCO) has contracted with ChesMRC for 2 years to assist with outreach, education, enrollment and re-certification services regarding health insurance for children and their families in both Talbot and Caroline counties. The program focuses […]

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ChesMRC Receives Challenge Grant Opportunity

Easton, Maryland, May 2, 2017 –In response to recent press releases and efforts to expand capacity to help individuals and families in our community, The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) has been offered, through a gracious donor, a $15,000.00 Challenge Grant Opportunity. ChesMRC is currently seeking $50,000.00 to expand its capacity by hiring a full […]

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Women & Girls Fund Awards Grant to ChesMRC

The Chesapeake Multicultural Resource Center (ChesMRC) was one of 16 Mid-Shore non profit organizations to receive a grant from the Women & Girls Fund (W&G) this year. Awarded during the 15th annual spring luncheon held on April 24th, the grant, totaling $2,250.00 will support ChesMRC’s new “ESL Computer Literacy” initiative for mother’s of ChesMRC’s afterschool students. Estela […]

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ChesMRC Hosts 1st Collaborative Community Discussion on Minority Health Disparities

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, ChesMRC hosted it’s first “Minority Health and Health Disparities Collaborative Community Discussion” to focus on health disparities specifically in Talbot County. Thanks to the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DHMH) Minority Outreach Technical Assistance (MOTA) grant, ChesMRC received supplemental funding to invite organizations throughout Talbot County for a round […]

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Town of Easton & ChesMRC develop new immigration policy statement

Read Actual Article here: Star Demo Policy Statement EASTON — The Town of Easton has developed a policy statement in response to growing fears in the town’s immigrant community. The purpose of the statement is not to argue with federal immigration laws, however, but “really is to make clear what Easton’s policy is,” John Ford Easton […]

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ChesMRC partners with Mid-Shore Pro Bono – Contingency Planning for MD Families

ChesMRC is partnering with Mid-Shore Pro Bono to initiate a new program “Contingency Planning for Maryland Families Facing Immigration Enforcement”. The need for this program has come about from the fear and panic generated by the media, Facebook and foreign embassies in the immigrant community. Since January, ChesMRC has faced multiple challenges and had a surge […]

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