July 12, 2018

“Surrounded by peace” — a summer camp focused on building a conflict-free world

It’s Monday morning on a warm July day, and the A/C is out of commission. You might expect a group of several dozen kids – ages […]
June 7, 2018

ALC achiever Joyce Bates an inspiration to her kids — and her mom

When Strong City’s Adult Learning Center holds its annual Achievement Night on Tuesday, June 12th, you can count on Joyce Bates being there. She passed all […]
May 16, 2018

Strong City Staff Spotlight: Barclay Community Builder Farajii Muhammad

By Mike Cross-Barnet Baltimore native Farajii Muhammad has founded a youth-run, youth-serving nonprofit; become a local media personality, first with a weekly and now with a […]
April 17, 2018

Fiscally sponsored project spotlight: AZIZA/PE&CE

By Mike Cross-Barnet When AZIZA/PE&CE received the award for “Project to Watch” at Strong City Baltimore’s 11th annual Neighborhood Institute on April 14th, a lot of […]
March 13, 2018

Keeping it positive and inclusive at Remington’s sweet spot

By Robyn Githui Sweet 27 has been a staple in the Remington neighborhood for over eight years. When I arrived at the café on West 27th […]
February 6, 2018

Progress Report on Strong City’s Anti-Racism Collective Work With the Rev. Eric P. Lee

Strong City Baltimore is engaged in a long-term process toward becoming an organization that is not only non-discriminatory but is actively anti-racist. The Strong City Anti-Racist […]
February 6, 2018

Strong City-backed Greenmount Ave. LINCS plan moves forward

Greenmount Avenue is one of Baltimore’s most important north-south corridors. It once was a thriving hub of commercial activity and civic life – and could be so again, thanks to investments the city is making and the advocacy work of community members and Strong City Baltimore.
March 8, 2017

Strong City Baltimore supports immigrants and refugees

Encouraging fear and hatred of immigrants goes against everything Strong City Baltimore stands for. Our mission is building and strengthening neighborhoods and people in Baltimore. Immigrants […]
January 12, 2017

Impact Taskforce: What Was Learned, What Comes Next

In July 2015, three months after the Baltimore Uprising that drew national attention to our city, the Corporation for National and Community Service approached Strong City […]