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Organization - The International Cultural Center (ICC) Student Service Learning (SSL) Approved


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The International Cultural Center (ICC)
Last updated on September 14, 2017

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Vision:
The International Cultural Center (ICC) envisions a world where diverse communities are better understood, accepted and respected by all people.

Mission:
The ICC is a non-profit, educational organization whose mission is to bridge gaps in understanding amongst communities through actions of sharing and experiencing cultural, intellectual and spiritual diversity.

Description:
The ICC champions ideals of pluralism based on mutual respect and harmonious co-existence. We are a dynamic platform for communities to explore and appreciate varied beliefs and philosophies. Through compassion, critical thinking, knowledge and reason, we strengthen bonds of social cohesion. The ICC engages diverse communities through a wide spectrum of cultural, intellectual and spiritual endeavors including:

-Civic engagement initiatives that teach the hallmarks of democracy such as community service, grass-root organizing, and media outreach

-Inter-communities dialogue to forge social unity and instill conflict management skills

-Programs showcasing arts, music, poetry and religious celebrations around the world to foster an appreciation and develop awareness of different cultures

Contact people:

 Samia Haque, Program Manager, (phone), (email)
Nouf Bazaaz, Program Director, (phone), (email)


Main office number: (240) 396-5350
TDD number: (240) 396-5350

Address:

 19650 Club House Road, Suite 205
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.theicc.net

Directions:

 From I-270, take exit 11 (Montgomery Village)-turn left on Centerway, make right at first stop sign and left at second stop sign. Building is on the left hand side.

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Approved for SSL by MCPS
Youth Against Hunger-youths come together to make sandwiches that are delivered to local homeless shelters.

Students also help with setting up and cleaning the center for various events & programs hosted by the center.
Last updated on September 14, 2017

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