Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 03:00 to 04:30 PM

Maryland Philanthropy Network’s School-Centered Neighborhood Investment Initiative funded a research analysis of the 21st Century School Buildings Program efforts. All MPN members are invited to hear from the research team: Ariel H. Bierbaum, MCP, PhD; Erin O’Keefe, MPP; and Alisha Butler, MA; about the report’s findings and the overarching questions they raise about the 21CSBP. These questions bridge their findings with the current context and aim to prompt reflection and additional conversations about the 21CSBP in the face of the “dual pandemics” of COVID-19 and systemic racism in the United States.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 09:30 to 11:00 AM

Construction on 21st Century School Buildings is well underway with two completed schools, Fort Worthington Elementary/Middle School and Frederick Elementary School, and seven more currently in process. The Maryland Philanthropy Network team of consultant and member leaders will share an update on these efforts, future plans and opportunities as we enter 2018.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 09:30 to 11:00 AM

Join us on December 13th to hear from Cheryl Knott of the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance (BNIA) as they overlay data as it relates to School Centered Neighborhood Investment (SCNI) and student outcomes for Baltimore City children.

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Maryland Philanthropy Network’s (MPN) School-Centered Neighborhood Investment Initiative (SCNII) funded a research team to conduct an initial analysis that sought to document the 21CSBP’s implementation process, understand the complex relationships among responsible agencies, and explore the implementation and emerging outcomes of the program in three neighborhoods. Their recent report attempts to answer the question what is – and what should be – the role of a “community school?"