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Year-Up Is Gearing-Up Young Adults For The Workplace

Launched in Baltimore in 2010 on the campus of Baltimore City Community College (BCCC), Year Up’s PTC offers an intensive, one-year program for college students, ages 18-24. Year Up Baltimore is located on the third floor of BCCC located at ...

Coppin Academy Principal Named Principal Of The Year For Baltimore City

Coppin Academy High School Principal, Aisha Almond was named Principal of the Year for Baltimore City. The recognition was bestowed by the College Bound Foundation (CBF), at the 30th Annual Scholars’ Luncheon.

Moon’s Barbershop, Boys And Girls Club Host Annual Backpack Giveaway Extravaganza

Once a year, Edward Moon— owner of the barbershop— and volunteers who comprise “Team Moon,” turn off their clippers and leave barbershop stations to co-sponsor an annual Backpack Giveaway Extravaganza with the Boys and Girls Club.

Author Celebrates Success With Local Tour With Kid-Friendly Activities

In Baltimore City, the Curls and Coils Tour will stop at the African Griot Book Fair for Children on Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Druid Hill Park at the Lakeside Pavilion from noon to 6 p.m.

Baltimore Boxing Guru Releases Guide Book For Kid Athletes, Parents, Coaches

As the founder of Time2Grind Boxing Club, a safe haven for at-risk youth in Baltimore’s Northeast section, Mack Allison III has already established himself as one of the city's saviors for young people. Now, he is turning his attention to ...

Camp Impact Leaves A Mark At Ft. Washington Elementary/Middle School

Camp Impact participants pose for a photo during the second week of the camp. Camp Impact was a five-week camp that introduced them to functional life skills. The camp exposed the youth to educational and cultural experiences to prepare them ...

New App Lets Kids Earn And Invest Money

The exciting new App provides real “life lessons” through hands-on experience of earning, saving, sharing, spending, and investing real allowance each week.

Baltimore Law Office Gives Back To Community By Hosting Horizon Day Camp Carnival

Funded by local donors, the Horizon Day Camp’s team of medical, staff enabled the kids and their siblings to enjoy all the activities of a day camp, while providing a support system for the children’s families.

Dole And ShopRite Bring “Learning Garden” To Liberty Elementary School

The students and faculty of Liberty Elementary School were involved in a very special event on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Jacob Klein of Klein’s ShopRite of Maryland joined Dole Packaged Foods to mark the donation of a Captain Planet Foundation ...

Nonprofits Team Up To Host Anti-Bullying Conversation, Positive Self-Image For Maryland Youth

Even though bullying, positive self-image and mental health concerns are rarely top of mind when summer fun is underway, three nonprofits, IT TAKES TWO, INC. and Lauryn’s Law, Inc. and Art Works Now teamed up to offer an inaugural “No ...

Morgan State Student Receives First McDonald’s-TMCF Scholarship

Morgan State University Freshman Quamir Payton, a first-generation college student who boasts a 3.9 GPA, has earned the first $10,000 scholarship from a partnership between McDonald’s and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

CCBC Hosts Baltimore County College Promise Information Sessions

The Community College of Baltimore County will hold Baltimore County College Promise Information Sessions from July 31 to August 2, 2018 for students and their parents, who are interested in learning about how to earn an associate degree or workplace ...

Local Head Start Administrator Graduates From UCLA Head Start Management Fellows Program

Training completed by Head Start executive Aamil Abdul-Saboor will ultimately benefit children and their families from Union Baptist-Harvey Johnson Head Start in Baltimore City.

Special Night With Bowie Baysox Benefits Chesapeake Kids Programs

Kids who attended Camp Nabi in 2017 run with Bowie Baysox starting players to take their positions on the field before the “Star-Spangled Banner” is performed.

A Small Gift Can Leave A Lasting Legacy When You Invest In HBCUs

Earlier this year, a man named Jack Weldon Patrick passed away in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. A long-time lawyer, Patrick was remembered as a family man, an advocate for social justice, and a respected community leader.