The House That ‘Extreme Makeover’ Built

Thousands of volunteers toiled in the sweltering Baltimore heat. Vendors and contractors donated supplies, raw materials, food and water. And within a week the...

Baltimore Youth Fare Well in NAACP ACT-SO Competition

Eight Baltimore City students participated in the NAACP’s national ACT-SO (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics). Two 2010 graduates of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute won...

Lochearn Family Sends Two Children to Graduate School

Proud parents Earl Lowe and Janet  Blount load the van that will take their son  Benjamin Lowe (third  from left) to the University of...

Black Law Enforcement Group, Local University Partner

Walden University and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) recently announced a partnership that will allow NOBLE members to enroll in...

Local Union Demands Living Wage

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union – advocate for workers in retail food, meatpacking and poultry, food processing and manufacturing, and retail stores...

Michelle Obama Throws First Pitch at Orioles Game

First lady Michelle Obama will show off her arm by throwing the first pitch of the Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles game on...

Partnership Programs Help ‘At-Risk’ Youth

Middle Grades Partnership (MGP) enrichment programs have been making a difference in the lives of over 500 Baltimore City public school students a year...

Report: Young Men at High Health Risks

A major health disparity exists between the young men of Baltimore and those throughout the rest of the country according to Johns Hopkins University...

‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ and Local Red Cross Host Blood Drive

Popular TV show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” is partnering with the American Red Cross, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Blood Services Region to host a...

Recreation Centers Extend Hours for Summer

Crispus Attucks Recreation Center Director Arlene Foreman is expecting to see and serve more children this summer, as are nine other recreation centers in...

Foundation Announces Grants to Baltimore-Area Arts and Culture Non-Profits

The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation announced July 13 that it has awarded $124,000 in grants to Baltimore-area art, culture, science and history organizations that...

Adult Literacy a ‘Top Priority’ for City

"Literacy opens doors," Todd Elliot said after sharing how the Greater Homewood Community Corporation (GHCC) has impacted the lives of many of the organization's...