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Organized blocks are the foundation of strong neighborhoods. Learn more about how to start a block captain program, asset based community development, and techniques to engage neighbors to build your community. Strong City Baltimore has over 40 years of experience building and strengthening Baltimore's neighborhoods and people. Workshops are $10 and open to the public - residents from across Baltimore City are encouraged to attend!
Gertrude S. Williams Speaker Series with Takkara Brunson – June 19th Real Talk: The Meaning of Juneteenth in Baltimore The next event in the Gertrude S. William Speaker Series falls on JUNETEENTH, the celebration of freedom that dates to June 19, 1865 in Galveston, Texas when the enslaved population there first learned that Abraham Lincoln (who had since been assassinated) had published the Emancipation Proclamation two and a half years earlier. In honor of this historic moment Dr. Takkara Brunson, a…