COVID-19 Response

We are continuing to serve by supporting our programs and fiscally sponsored projects. See how the Strong City Community has shifted to focus on providing essential services and creative programming. Support their work through the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund.

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50 years of experience has shown us that lasting change is achieved by supporting neighborhood leaders, fostering civic engagement, and building community.

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Strong City Baltimore has been building and strengthening neighborhoods and people by enhancing the capacity of residents and social change makers since 1969.

Support Our Initiatives

Strong City supports a variety of initiatives led by independent leaders through fiscal sponsorship and fiscal management. We also operate several direct programs that support personal development.

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Building Blocks: Stories of Neighborhood Transformation

Strong City’s mission is to build and strengthen neighborhoods and people. Doing community organizing in Baltimore for 50 years has demonstrated that building the capacity of neighborhood and grassroots leaders is the path to lasting change. Building Blocks uses the unique, compelling stories of Barclay, Harwood, Remington, and the York Road Corridor to give people the tools to improve their own communities.

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As schools, businesses, libraries and community centers have closed due to COVID-19, access to public computers has been completely cut off. This has left close to 60,000 […]

ALC Hosts Successful Virtual 2020 Achievement Night

A typical summer at Strong City’s Adult Learning Center would start off with the annual Achievement Night (ALC). Learners, some for the first time, would receive […]

Partner With Us

Through our comprehensive model of fiscal sponsorship, unincorporated initiatives and projects can come under the Strong City umbrella so that they can operate as a non-profit without having to secure their own 501(c)(3) certification.

Classes in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English Language Acquisition (ELA/ESL/ESOL) to Baltimore residents, all at no cost to the learner.

The Center for Neighborhood Innovation, housed in a historic factory building, will bring together a critical mass of community members, social entrepreneurs, nonprofits, service providers, and researchers committed to solving challenges facing Baltimore’s neighborhoods.

A hub for community members to be able to grow their programs and businesses while creating pipelines for the youth in our community to realize their full potential.

An afterschool and summer program and a consistent, loving, educational haven for 128 children in a disinvested neighborhood.

Questions about getting involved?

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