Monday, March 04, 2024 at 01:45 to 02:45 PM

2024 promises to be a big year for housing policy in the State of Maryland with implications for the next several years. Join us for a conversation with Jacob R. (Jake) Day, Maryland Secretary of Housing & Community Development, to learn about his vision for the department under the Moore-Miller administration and key priorities. This will also be an opportunity for MPN members to share information about what they see in communities, their priorities, along with ideas for working together with state leaders to ensure safe, affordable, and supportive housing for all Marylanders.

Monday, January 29, 2024 at 11:00 to 12:30 PM

Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health Funders Affinity Group is pleased to host Deputy Secretary Alyssa Lord for a conversation on her efforts to work collaboratively across local, city, state, and federal public and private sectors to improve the implementation of care coordination services by establishing and expanding community behavioral health programs. She will speak about Maryland Department of Health (MDH) initiatives supporting suicide prevention, and MDH’s campaign to amplify awareness of substance use disorders and promote evidence-based treatments by supporting communities and professionals who make recovery possible.

Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 10:00 to 11:30 AM

Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health Funders Affinity Group is pleased to host Maryland Department of Health’s Secretary Laura Herrera Scott for a conversation about the Secretary’s vision for the Department and its strategies to promote lifelong health and wellness for all Marylanders.  She will speak on their efforts to promote and improve the health and safety of Maryland residents of all ages through disease prevention, access to care, quality management, and community engagement.

Monday, September 18, 2023 at 11:00 to 12:30 PM

Maryland Philanthropy Network's Education Funders Affinity Group is pleased to host Dr. Sonja Santelises, Chief Executive Officer of the Baltimore City Public School System, for our annual conversation with members. Dr. Santelises will discuss the plan for the upcoming school year and highlight how philanthropy can best support the District.

Thursday, July 13, 2023 at 09:30 to 11:00 AM

Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Community Investment Affinity Group is pleased to host Alice Kennedy, Commissioner of Baltimore City’s Department of Housing and Community Development for a conversation about the Department’s work to improve the quality of life for all Baltimore City residents by revitalizing and redeveloping communities and promoting access to quality affordable housing opportunities in safe, livable neighborhoods. We’ll hear the status of DHCD's aspirational and comprehensive Framework for Community Development, various approaches to address residential vacant properties and the availability of quality affordable housing. We’ll also discuss the role that funders could play in addressing the issue of neighborhoods impacted by high levels of vacancy and disinvestment. 

Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at 03:00 to 04:30 PM

Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network members for a meet and greet with the new Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Portia Wu, and Deputy Secretary, Jason Perkins-Cohen. The Maryland Department of Labor provides job development and employment training to help Marylanders get the skills and expertise they need to move with our economy into Maryland's future.