Top Five Reasons Reading Partners Volunteers Make Baltimore A Better Place

In celebration of National Volunteer Week in 2018 (April 15-21), Reading Partners Baltimore created a list highlighting the top five ways its volunteers make the community stronger and better.

BOOST Scholarship Program Accepting Applications for 2018-19 School Year

The Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today (BOOST) Program, entering its third year, will provide more than $7 million in scholarships for students who are eligible for the free- or reduced-price lunch program. The BOOST program was the result ...

Four Ways You Can Help Your Child Deal With Stress

It’s well-documented that adult stress can lead to serious illnesses. But many researchers believe that ongoing stress during childhood – from poverty, parents fighting or substance abuse, bullying, violence or other adversity – can harm kids’ brains and other body ...

Story Trail at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum Debuts on April 21, 2018

Baltimore County Public Library in partnership with Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum debuts a story trail in the park’s nature play area on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11 a.m. The story trail, which is a series of picture ...

Driving + Inexperience + Texting = Trouble

Distracted driving is a growing problem with deadly consequences. In 2015 in the United States, almost 3,500 people were killed and 400,000 injured in car crashes involving distracted drivers.

AACC Employee Recognized for Leadership and Service

Cassandra Moore, Assistant Director of Admissions and Enrollment Development at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) was recognized with the 2018 Thomas A. Bliger award recently.

How High Schoolers Can Boost American Business

"It all starts at the local high school. With well-designed internship programs, businesses can help young people acquire the full range of skills they need to be successful throughout their lives."

The HBCU Community Needs Bipartisan Support

"We are cognizant that many lawmakers in the majority in Congress favor fiscal austerity to address budgetary issues, but in a legislative environment dominated by talks of budget cuts, critical HBCU funding lines were increased, which is a demonstrable return ...

MOD Pizza Joins Generosity Feeds to Make 20,000 Meals for Needy in AA County

Volunteers from various companies partnered to support Generosity Feeds for event that packed 20,000 meals for local kids.

Youth Prepare for "Kidpreneur" Event

Four years ago, Dr. Marlene Jackson— a Columbia, Maryland resident— and her daughter, Ashley Jackson answered a call to help empower girls by founding a nonprofit called Le’ Chic Academy. But young people who wanted to create viable businesses became ...

Letters to the Editor: The Kirwan Commission

"It is incumbent on us, the citizens of the state, to support the needs of our children and thus, the recommendations of the Kirwan Commission."

Anne Arundel County student wins 2018 Maryland ‘Poetry Out Loud’ State Competition

Cayla Turner, a senior at Indian Creek School in Anne Arundel County is this year’s Maryland State “Poetry Out Loud” Champion. Cayla was among nine finalists selected from more than 7,500 students in 13 counties competing in the statewide POL ...

Don’t Dissuade Your Kids From Pursuing Liberal Arts

“They think degrees in STEM subjects will ensure a prosperous future. It’s only natural. But, they may be making a big mistake by trying to dissuade children who want liberal arts degrees,” according to author, publisher and education advocate, David ...

WE Day Unites Young Change-makers in Baltimore with Special Guests Martin Luther King III, Rasheda Ali, Lizzy Greene, The Kenyan Boys Choir and more

The world’s largest youth empowerment event, WE Day, is coming to Baltimore for the first-time on April 11, 2018 at the Hippodrome Theatre. WE Day is a live event celebrating social change and bringing together thousands of young people who ...

The BSO’s OrchKids Program: Part II

This is Part II of a Two-Part Series on OrchKids. Founded in 2008, OrchKids is the cornerstone of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s community engagement efforts across the city.