At first glance, Wicomico Street in Baltimore City looks like any other industrial area with many warehouses and big trucks.
While flipping through the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland (GSCM) Beyond Bars 25th Anniversary program booklet at the luncheon at La Fontaine Bleue on November 4, 2017, the alarming statistics sprawled across two pages commanded attention. Two of which read: “Women, compared to men, are the fastest growing group of prisoners in the United States,” and “68 percent of incarcerated women have at least one child under the age of 18 left behind when they enter prison.”
Domestic Violence Awareness Month is an ideal time to raise awareness about domestic violence but Owings Mills, Maryland resident, Cindy Tawiah is committed to helping women and young girls who have been touched by this issue anytime of year.
Award-winning writer and producer Rodney Barnes recalls walking to a convenience store on the corner of Chesapeake Avenue and 6th Street in Annapolis, Maryland, where he would read comics for hours.
DaJuan Gay, a 20-year-old college student who attends the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), can vouch for the power of using social media to make a positive community impact.
School is out for the summer and finding fun, free activities for kids to do can leave parents wondering where to turn. Parents who are looking for creative activities may find one opportunity closer than they think.
The scholarship season for applicants in Anne Arundel County, Prince George’s County, Baltimore County and Baltimore City is now open
Hands of Hope provides health information and offers programs and resources for people of all ages in an effort to strengthen the communities it serves. Hands of Hope will hold the 2nd Annual Spring into Health Expo on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Marley Station Mall located at 7900 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie, Maryland.
Dr. Marlene Jackson and her daughter, Ashley Jackson founded Le' Chic Academy Foundation in 2014
Deonte Ward, 27, is an Annapolis resident who acknowledges the importance of helping young black men on a positive path.