Join Maryland Philanthropy Network's Education Funders Affinity Group for our annual conversation with Baltimore City Public Schools Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Sonja Santelises. Dr. Santelises will share updates on City Schools 3-year plan to provide a robust education for students. She will also share information about opportunities for the funding community to support City Schools in light of their investment plans for federal American Rescue Plan dollars (ESSER III).
Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to announce the formation of the Prenatal to Five Impact Collaborative (PN-5 Impact Collaborative). This group is for funders interested in learning together about the needs of pregnant women and families with children up to age 5 and how to best support them.
Join us for a conversation with Laura Weeldreyer, Executive Director of Maryland Family Network, and some of our region’s child care providers to shed light on how national predictions are playing out in Maryland. Participants will learn how to support the safe, responsible re-opening of child care across the state, as well as how we rebuild a stronger and more sustainable industry made for all children and their caregivers.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Sonja Santelises, Chief Executive Officer of the Baltimore City Public School System, for our annual conversation with members.
Maternal and child health outcomes are determined by a complex series of social and environmental factors. As well, disparities in maternal and child health outcomes exist along racial and socioeconomic lines.
Please join us for a conversation with Reginald Moore, Director of Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks. Director Moore will discuss his vision and strategies for the Department of Recreation and Parks, as well as its priorities, assets, and challenges. Time will be allotted to engage in questions and discussion of ways Maryland Philanthropy Network members can collaborate or align with the Department’s initiatives.
Join us to learn about the Maryland Suspension Representation Project's work to reconnect students with school and needed supports, hear how this can improve school systems and reduce school push-out and racial disparities in discipline, and share your ideas for keeping students in school.
On June 6, Baltimore City announced a month-long request for proposal (RFP) period for the first round of disbursements from the $12 million Baltimore Children and Youth Fund. Attendees will learn more about the priority investment areas, grant review process, and public engagement throughout the process from members of the planning team representing Frontline Solutions, UPD Consulting and Associated Black Charities.
Join our panel to learn more about the youth fund and hear about other children and youth priorities of the city.
Join Jan Rivitz of the Aaron Straus and Lillie Straus Foundation for a Member Sponsored briefing featuring Centro SOL: Center for Salud and Opportunity for Latinos at Johns Hopkins.