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Deacon Jones Foundation Awards Education Grant To Baltimore City Young Emerging Artists

The Deacon Jones Foundation and Maryland Art Place announced that a “Young Emerging Artists Education Grant” has been awarded to Baltimore in support of local programming to engage and enrich the lives of students.

Morgan State University Professor Talks About Inner City Youth And SurvivornomicsTM

SurvivornomicsTM proffers that youth and emerging adults residing in disadvantaged, hypersegregated and marginalized communities live, adjust and thrive in the face of adversities while finding resilience. Because the challenges they face are multi-factorial and involve so many different systems, we ...

Morgan State University’s Professor Talks About Inner City Youth And Survivalnomics

"Instead of pushing students out of school, we need to “rethink schools” and make them responsive to the contemporary needs of our children and young adults. There needs to be teacher trainings, appropriate resources, perceived-risk assessment, and the development of ...

Phenomenal Boy Wins Ellio’s Kids Scholarship Contest

Miguel Coppedge won Ellio’s 2018 Phenomenal Kids Scholarship Contest, which recognizes phenomenal kids in its second year of existence. Several months ago, Miguel participated in The Holiday Market Place that was held at Coppin State University’s Talon Center Lobby, sponsored ...

COMMENTARY: The Black Women Jailed For ‘Stealing’ An Education

“… she wanted a better life for her son, so she enrolled him in the Norwalk public schools despite having no real ties to the city. ‘When the city found out that it was spending its money educating her boy, ...

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 ...

Thirst Project ‘Warriors’ Encourage Student Participation In Environmental Advocacy

As part of their approximate 3,000-mile drive from Los Angeles, Hellen Elizondo and Anne Pfaff stopped by the Harford County school on February 22, 2019, as part of a “Road Warriors” program by the nonprofit Thirst Project, the world’s largest ...

Dr. Michael Lomax And The UNCF Continue To Champion HBCUs

UNCF awards more than $100 million in scholarships annually and administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs.

Millennials Must Answer ‘How Will You Lead?’

Dr. Wes Bellamy, the Tennessee Regional Black Millennial Convention’s “Black Millennials Unbossed & Unapologetic Summit” keynote speaker, was thrust into the spotlight in 2017 when he led efforts to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from a ...

Empower Others To Read By Volunteering

Want to volunteer as a tutor? Fill out a contact form on the website https://icanread.org or email: programdirector@aaclc.org or call 410-269-4419 to express interest and learn about the required training.

‘#MeToo.’ Movement Founder Guest Lecturer For 2019 President’s Distinguished African-American Lecture Series

CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis welcomes social activist and founder of the ‘me too.’ Movement, Tarana Burke as the guest lecturer for the 2019 President’s Distinguished African-American Lecture Series.

The ‘I AM MENtality’ Youth Mentoring Program

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 ...

Govans Elementary Takes First Place In Regional Robotics Competition

The Govans Elementary Robotics Team took first place in the FIRST LEGO League regional competition on January 26, 2019. The team of 10 students competed against 14 other Baltimore City teams.

Calvert School Students Participate In 6th Annual Kindness For Paws Art Show

The Maryland SPCA hosted the 6th Annual Kindness for Paws Art Show at White Marsh Mall in the Macy’s Home court between February 9 and February 17, 2019.

Lillie May Carroll Jackson Middle School gets brand new home

Monica Mitchell remembers well the privilege she enjoyed while attending an all-girls private school as a child growing up in Baltimore. Today, Mitchell says she is proud to announce the purchase of a new building to house the charter school, ...