Please join us together with OSI-Baltimore, Black Girls Vote, No Boundaries Coalition, and Baltimore Votes for a virtual roundtable about opportunities for funders to support a strong civic participation culture in Baltimore.
Philanthropy is crucial in maintaining a strong and equitable democracy. Such a democracy creates a culture of civic participation which enables communities to utilize collective power to shape systems and structures.
Join Maryland Nonprofits for a session that will bring together a variety of perspectives to discuss what the decennial census means for the nonprofit sector and our role in ensuring an accurate count.
The Declaration of Independence, written 245 years ago, inspired a revolution that helped birth a nation. The power of the Declaration’s “self-evident” truths also inspired global movements for human rights and democracy that remain powerful today, by declaring that all “are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” As we emerge from a tumultuous year—of pandemic, racial strife, and party polarization—it is worth returning to these fundamental truths, and to reflect on how they might help us heal and rebuild our incredibly diverse nation. This 4th of July weekend, a group of funders, thinkers, creators, and community leaders are launching the New Declaration campaign, which invites every community to join in reflection and creative expression. Our goal is to strengthen the foundations of our nation in advance of the Declaration’s 250th anniversary in 2026.
To ensure that a greater number of residents affirmatively vote for municipal candidates and create a broader mandate for elected officials, we should examine the options for reforming Baltimore City’s election process to expand participation, inc
In an effort to maximize the state’s population count in the 2020 U.S.