Access to stable housing, food quality, social support networks, and other social factors are critical in shaping health outcomes. These factors are known as social determinants of health and they are rooted in unjust systems.
The South Baltimore Grocery Access Program is a partnership between the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, Lyft, and other community-based organizations.
Visit Baltimore is working on a comprehensive rebrand of its organization as well as a national marketing campaign to reintroduce Baltimore to travelers. The agency is also beginning to conceptualize a civic pride campaign that will encourage city residents and those who live in the surrounding five counties to act as ambassadors for Baltimore.
Laurie Latuda Kinkel will kick off our Sharing Session by talking about the Baltimore Community Foundation’s new strategic plan and current priorities. Following that, participants will share with one another their current projects and grantmaking, as well as questions/struggles.
Maryland Philanthropy Network members interested in Baltimore’s Arts and Entertainment Districts are invited to meet with Chris Ryer, Director of Planning for Baltimore City. Mr.
Please join us for a conversation with Chris Ryer, Director of Baltimore City Department of Planning.
All funders interested in community development, workforce development, affordable housing and the creative arts are welcome to attend this briefing. Part presentation, part workshop, this briefing will lift up a new model for community growth; one that increases the impact for low- and moderate-income families while bringing vital services back into historically marginalized neighborhoods.
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.
Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Community Investment Affinity Group invites all Maryland Philanthropy Network members to hear from Brad Rogers, Executive Director of SBGP for an overview of this new philanthropic presence for south Baltimore. He will highlight one of their high priority “Transformative Initiatives” around the Middle Branch, which would environmentally restore a potential 10 miles of publicly-accessible waterfront with integrated recreational opportunities for nearby communities and the whole city.