March 7, 2019

NEWFit Brings Wellness, Athletics, Structured Recess To Students in 75 Baltimore City Schools

Kevin Anderson didn’t begin with the goal of starting a nonprofit to bring afterschool athletics, structured recess, and wellness programs to Baltimore City schools that were lacking those programs.
March 7, 2019

Strong City’s New ‘Cohort Track’ Better Serves Beginning Fiscally Sponsored Projects

We are about to introduce significant changes to how we integrate new fiscally sponsored projects, which will benefit both the projects and Strong City as a whole.
March 7, 2019

Govans Elementary Team Wins Regional LEGO Robotics Competition

The Govans Elementary School Robotics Team won top honors in the FIRST LEGO League regional competition on January 26, taking both First Place in Robot Performance and the Champions Award – the highest award at the competition, recognizing the team’s commitment to core values, excellence, and innovation.
February 6, 2019

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, 2019

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 […]
January 18, 2019

Hoen Deal Closes — Strong City Is Moving to East Baltimore

Efforts to revitalize once-thriving East Baltimore took a big step forward this week with the completion of financial arrangements to renovate the Hoen Lithograph Building in the Collington Square neighborhood.
December 5, 2018

Q&A with Danielle Torain of the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund

Strong City: How did the idea for the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund come about? Danielle Torain: In 2015, the Youth Fund was proposed following the […]
December 5, 2018

With Baltimore Children and Youth Fund Award, Moving History Moves Toward Making a Bigger Impact

Year after year, Breai Mason-Campbell taught African dance to first-graders in Sandtown-Winchester. Year after year, on the first day of school, she would begin by asking […]
December 5, 2018

Youth Fund Award Allows YES to Expand Services

Blair Franklin envisions a day when there is little need for homeless services for Baltimore City youth. As Executive Director of the Youth Empowered Society (YES) […]