When I began my work as Director of Community Affairs for The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation in 2010, I knew that I had much to learn as I transitioned from 30-plus years as a broadcast journalist. For all that time, I had been part of the audience for public relations and marketing folk.
In 2001, we approached The Daily Record about increasing coverage of the nonprofit sector. Eleven years and 260 columns later, I find myself writing the final column.
Whether a hurricane or a superstorm, Sandy has left countless people seeking the basic necessities of shelter, clothing, food and water.
Raising the public’s awareness of the role philanthropy plays — especially the work of our member foundations and corporate giving programs — to improve the quality of life in our region is a major goal of the Maryland Philanthropy Network.
Organizations have their own life cycles.
It's hard to believe that the insights and observations of 26-year-old Alexis de Tocqueville recorded in 1831 are still relevant.
During her inaugural address in December 2011, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake proposed an ambitious goal to grow the city by 10,000 households over 10 years.
Fall of 2010, when we first announced Baltimore as one of five sites selected to remake America's great urban places and reconnect residents to economic opportunity, I declared that there was no more important work that we could undertake.
The 2012-2013 school year will bring with it the new environmental literacy requirements passed by the legislature in June 2011.
I am proud to report that the National Civic League has named Baltimore an All-America City to recognize the Baltimore Campaign for Grade-Level Reading as an outstanding example of community problem solving, civic engagement and collabora