Building and Strengthening Neighborhoods and People

What’s new at Strong City and Beyond

Strong City launched its 50th anniversary year in style on May 4th, as hundreds of guests enjoyed Get On Up!, a 1969-themed party in the unique space of the Hoen Lithograph Building, our future home in East Baltimore. Jonathan Gilmore and The Experience, top local DJs, a costume contest, a 007 martini contest, great local food and drinks, pop-up experiences, a photo booth, a silent auction and more kept visitors entertained throughout the night. The
It’s not every day that a nonprofit turns 50, and it’s not every day that it moves from its longtime home to an exciting, new location on the other side of town. But guess what, both of those things are happening this year at Strong City Baltimore, and that means it is TIME TO PARTY! On Saturday, May 4, Strong City is thrilled to present our 50th anniversary celebration, called Get On Up!, at the
Serving as a fiscal sponsor to more than 130 community-led initiatives is a primary way Strong City carries out its mission of building and strengthening neighborhoods and people. Fiscal Sponsorship is a new, burgeoning sector of the nonprofit world, so we spend a lot of time reflecting and exploring how we can better structure our operations. In 2019, we introduced a two-track intake process, meaning there are now two ways we invite in new fiscally
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. The team of 10 students defeated teams from 14 other city schools, earning its way into the state competition on February 23. “I am so proud of our
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 Collective (ARC) was formed in 2015 with the following Mission Statement: “Strong City Baltimore aspires to operate  as an explicit  anti-racist organization in Baltimore City. This means we are committed to the work of dismantling systemic racism and supporting community-led efforts to build healthy, restorative, and sustainable communities in