Black Law Enforcement Group, Local University Partner

Walden University and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) recently announced a partnership that will allow NOBLE members to enroll in online higher education programs at a reduced rate. According to a...

Local Union Demands Living Wage

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union – advocate for workers in retail food, meatpacking and poultry, food processing and manufacturing, and retail stores across the country – will announce the findings of a...

Michelle Obama Throws First Pitch at Orioles Game

First lady Michelle Obama will show off her arm by throwing the first pitch of the Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles game on July 20. The honorary tossing of the first pitch will...

‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ and Local Red Cross Host Blood Drive

Popular TV show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” is partnering with the American Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region to host a blood drive with Boys Hope Girls Hope Baltimore. An upcoming...

Recreation Centers Extend Hours for Summer

Crispus Attucks Recreation Center Director Arlene Foreman is expecting to see and serve more children this summer, as are nine other recreation centers in the city. The reason: about $91,000 from the Governor's Office...

Foundation Announces Grants to Baltimore-Area Arts and Culture Non-Profits

The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation announced July 13 that it has awarded $124,000 in grants to Baltimore-area art, culture, science and history organizations that promote education through innovative school partnerships and nontraditional teaching. “The...

Adult Literacy a ‘Top Priority’ for City

"Literacy opens doors," Todd Elliot said after sharing how the Greater Homewood Community Corporation (GHCC) has impacted the lives of many of the organization's clients. As program director of the facility for adult literacy...

Johns Hopkins to Assess East Baltimore Health

In order to find an answer to a problem, one must first ask a question. Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) plans on using that philosophy to learn about the health concerns of Baltimore...

Maryland Food Bank Celebrates New Facility

The Maryland Food Bank recently celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting for its 6,000- square-foot community kitchen. The space includes a culinary kitchen, classroom space and offices.  The community kitchen will take food...

Partnership Programs Help ‘At-Risk’ Youth

Middle Grades Partnership (MGP) enrichment programs have been making a difference in the lives of over 500 Baltimore City public school students a year since 2005. But it wasn’t until recently that MGP was...

Report: Young Men at High Health Risks

A major health disparity exists between the young men of Baltimore and those throughout the rest of the country according to Johns Hopkins University researchers. Issues of drugs, violence and poverty are compounded by...

Morgan Honors Esteemed Professor

Dr. Ruthe T. Sheffey, a professor of English and longstanding member of the Department of English and Language Arts at Morgan State University, was honored recently in a dedication ceremony at the University’s Communications...

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