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 […]
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 […]
April 7, 2015

Neighborhood Institute Workshop Preview: “Making the Most of Your Higher Eds” – A Panel Discussion

If your community is looking to ensure successful partnerships with local higher education anchor institutions, “Making the Most of Your Higher Eds”, a panel discussion led […]
April 2, 2015

Neighborhood Institute Workshop Preview: “So Many Liquor Stores, So Little Space” by Cassie Greisen

If your neighborhood is looking to address problems of alcohol outlet density and nuisance, “So Many Liquor Stores, So Little Space” led by Cassie Greisen, will […]
March 25, 2015

Neighborhood Institute Workshop Preview: “Internet for All” by Philip Spevak

If you are interested in bringing high-speed, low-cost internet to all Baltimore residents, “Internet for All” led by Philip Spevak, this workshop is for you! To […]
February 20, 2014

Neighborhood Institute Workshop Spotlight – Youth Development

Nawal Rajeh of By Peaceful Means will lead an interactive workshop session that shows how neighborhood youth can be an asset for you community. The session […]
February 19, 2014

Neighborhood Institute Workshop Spotlight – Ensure Equitable Development

As an active community member, it can be difficult to negotiate with large businesses and property owners. Kelly Pfeifer of the Community Law Center will share […]
June 6, 2012

A Win for Waverly School

Waverly, Oakenshawe, and Ednor Gardens-Lakeside families are one step closer to getting the new Waverly Elementary/Middle School building they have been waiting for since 1998. On […]