July 6, 2020

Kirk Gaddy, black Catholic educator and father figure to many, dies suddenly at 55

One of the final works of mercy of Dr. Kirk P. Gaddy’s life as a Catholic educator occurred June 13, when he helped transform St. Frances […]
June 22, 2020

ALC Joins Fight for Digital Equity

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 […]
June 22, 2020

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 […]
June 3, 2020

A Message of Solidarity from Strong City Baltimore

Early last week, Baltimore and the nation were shaken by the tragic murder of George Floyd. His family remain in our thoughts and prayers at this […]
May 19, 2020

Club at Collington Serves as COVID-19 Food Distribution Site

The Club at Collington Square is an after-school program of Strong City that serves K through 12th grade students in the Collington Square neighborhood of East […]
May 18, 2020

Virtual Silent Auction for ALC Achievement Night

Every spring, Strong City Baltimore’s Adult Learning Center (ALC) celebrates learners’ graduation at Achievement Night. During this special event, family and friends watch as the learners […]
April 9, 2020

Voting — It’s All It’s Chalked Up To Be!

Guest post by Arianna Koudounas I am a firm believer in the power of sidewalk chalk. It’s accessible and whimsical; nimble and poetic. In recent weeks, […]
April 8, 2020

Celebrating Democracy Without Leaving Home

Guest post by Sam Novey and Tasmin Swanson at Baltimore Votes Baltimore Votes has a simple mission. We want every voter, in every precinct, to vote […]
April 7, 2020

Democracy Doesn’t Stop: Black Girls Vote’s Work Continues During COVID-19 Crisis

“You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” – Shirley Chisholm The words of historic trailblazer […]