September 28, 2017

Jewru Bandeh Receives Panfest-USA Award

Jewru Bandeh, director, of the County's Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, received a 2017 Panfest-USA award for recognition of his contributions and service to the African community in Montgomery County and in Maryland. The award was presented by the Pan African Festival Committee at the Pan African Festival held in downtown Silver Spring on September 23.

Bandeh began his career in Montgomery County as the Assistant Director of the Upcounty Regional Service Center Director in 2006. He served as Vice Chair of the Governor of Maryland’s Commission for African Affairs from 2009 – 2015 advocating for the needs of the African and diaspora communities in Maryland. He established the African Affairs Advisory Group to advocate for the needs of the African community.

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