Building and Strengthening Neighborhoods and People

January News Bites and Events from the Strong City Community

Have You Read Our 2019 Impact Report? 

Take a look back at the impact of our work over fiscal year 2019, and get a preview of our exciting new journey of moving to East Baltimore. 


Strong City in the News 

ICYMI: In the Baltimore Sun, columnist Jacques Kelly declares Strong City steps boldly in its move to Baltimore’s east side,” while our own CEO Karen D. Stokes notes that “Strong City is getting a new home, but its mission is the same. 



Call Now to Register for ALC Classes 

There’s still time! Late registration for the Adult Learning Center’s Winter/Spring term will take place January 20-24. You must call 410-261-3524 to make an appointment to register.  


Free Chess Lessons From the Board Room 

All levels welcome: beginner, intermediate and advanced. Every 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Saturday, beginning Jan. 18. At Pennsylvania Avenue Mainstreet (inside The Avenue Market) 1700 Pennsylvania Ave. Free. 


Census Job Fair on January 25 

A Census Job Fair will take place Saturday, January 25, 12:30-2:30 p.m., at the Southeast Anchor Library, 3601 Eastern Ave. Strong City is a member of the Census Complete Count Committee, a co-presenter of this event. Apply for a Census job on the spot! Spanish speakers welcome.  


The Be. Org’s Sneaker Ball  

Join nearly 500 supporters January 31 at 8 p.m. as The Be. Org celebrates its six-year anniversary and commemorates years of impact in Baltimore. Funds raised will be used to further support its mission and programs. Tickets $125.