Sponsored by The University of Maryland R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center Violence Prevention Program, the event was held April 10, 2019, during National Youth Violence Prevention Week, This year’s Art Against Violence theme was “Honoring Our Past. Creating Hope for the Future.” Featured artwork promoted themes of anti-violence, youth against violence, strength, resilience, and collective justice and healing.
The Rev. Dr. Ruth Travis
The Rev. Dr. Ruth Travis is in the ring with an opponent nicknamed “The Big C” (Cancer), and she is determined to deliver a knockout blow.
Does your neighborhood need some sprucing up? Perhaps there is a building you believe could use a fresh, inviting façade or a coat of paint? Maybe, a vacant lot across the way could use a community garden. Whatever that sprucing up might entail, the Central Baltimore Partnership (CBP) Community Spruce-Up program could be just the ‘helping hand’ you need to beautify your community.
Music Director Marin Alsop and The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will present a semi-staged production of Gershwin’s classic American opera Porgy and Bess with the Morgan State University Choir. Performances will be held April 11, 2019 through April 14, 2019.
Who says you can’t work out, be chic and comfortable, and fashionably celebrate your cultural ancestry? Glamourina, that’s who. Founded by Kia Phillips and Nekol Gaskins, Glamourina is an active apparel brand that is ‘running’ towards changing the athletic industry with its unique cultural activewear for all body types.
The Baltimore Chapter of Continental Societies Inc.: A Rich Legacy Of Serving Children And Youth Since 1955
Margaret Turner, 90, has been a member of the group for 65 years. Since its inception in 1955, the Baltimore Chapter of Continental Societies, Incorporated has planned and implemented many educational programs in Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Harford County Public Schools through their Five-Point Programmatic Thrust: Health, Education, Employment, and Recreation (H.E.E.R.) where they provide recreation activities such as yoga and hula-hoop for the students. Turner who recently celebrated a birthday, was born on March 1,1929. A retired educator, she also writes poetry.
Delegate Adrienne Jones Continues To Write ‘Herstory’
The award recognizes House Delegates who serve with integrity and a focus on public service, and is the highest award given to sitting House members. "I don't do things to be honored. I do things because it's the right thing to do," said Jones. "My emphasis has always been to do what's best for those in the 10th Legislative District who have sent me to Annapolis to serve."
Investing In Tomorrow’s Black Men Today
I AM MENtality, is a free program, and offers group, peer-to-peer, individual and virtual mentoring that helps male youth with overcoming environmental challenges presented in some Baltimore communities. I AM MENtality serves approximately 100 youth, and is operated out of the Liberty Recreation Center located at 3901 Maine Avenue in Baltimore City.
On February 1, 1968, two Memphis garbage collectors, Echol Cole and Robert Walker, were crushed to death by a malfunctioning truck. Twelve days later, frustrated by the city’s response to the latest event in a long pattern of neglect and abuse of its black employees, 1,300 black men from the Memphis Department of Public Works went on strike.
Central Baltimore Partnership
Formed in 2006, the Central Baltimore Partnership’s mission is to galvanize the renaissance of Central Baltimore. It pursues its mission by partnering with neighborhood organizations, non-profits, educational institutions, businesses and government agencies.