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Statement Regarding the Death of George Floyd and National Uprising Against Racial Injustice We have reached an inflexion point for our nation and Roberta's House. For over a decade, we have worked with individuals and families to address their grief due...
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Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, emocha Partner to Implement Return-to-Work Solution for City Employees

PRESS RELEASE Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, emocha Partner to Implement Return-to-Work Solution for City Employees Mobile application will allow employees to self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms BALTIMORE, MD.  — Today, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced a new partnership with emocha to allow City...
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Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Launch BMORE Summer Fun...

PRESS RELEASE Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Launch BMORE Summer Fun as a Camp Baltimore Alternative Program will provide free, outdoor camp alternative for Baltimore youth ages five to 12 BALTIMORE, MD.  — Today, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack”...

Baltimore City Recreation and Parks launches BMORE Summer Fun as a Camp Baltimore Alternative

Baltimore City Recreation and Parks launches BMORE Summer Fun as a Camp Baltimore Alternative BCRP 2020 summer camp season looks a little different (Baltimore, MD) - Today, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ (BCRP) Executive Director, Reginald Moore, announced BMORE...

Baltimore County Earns Seven National Awards Recognizing Government Innovation

Baltimore County Earns Seven National Awards Recognizing Government Innovation County’s “Balancing Act” budget platform named one of nation’s best programs as National Association of Counties highlights five County Departments for effective leadership TOWSON, MD — Baltimore County earned seven awards from the...

Announcing the JOTF Community Bail Fund

  In many states, including Maryland, the use of cash bail creates a two-tier system of justice based on income. Individuals who can afford to post bail are able to buy their freedom, and individuals who cannot are detained for...
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New ‘Baltimore Health Corps’ to Hire and Train Hundreds of Jobless Residents to Serve...

PRESS RELEASE New ‘Baltimore Health Corps’ to Hire and Train Hundreds of Jobless Residents to Serve Neighborhoods Hardest-Hit by COVID-19 Innovative Pilot Program to Equitably Address City’s Public Health and Employment Challenges $12 Million Public-Private Partnership Mobilized by Initial $2M Commitment by...

Ceasefire’s Wharton: `We’re Under This Cloud of Violence’

By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor syoes@afro.com In Baltimore, protests against the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis have been largely peaceful. There have been some scattered incidents of property destruction this week, but the city has not had to endure the...

A Stand For Justice. A Consistent Stand Against Racism. A Recommitment to Bring About...

We the Board Members of Baltimore’s first fully inclusive club established in 1962 as a gathering place for members regardless of race, gender, religion and creed, now stand united against the persistent attitudes and practices that have once again...

Baltimoreans Protest In Peace

By Alexis Taylor, Special to the AFRO Protests in downtown Baltimore Keith Davis Jr.'s wife speaks to the crowd gathered in protest in downtown Baltimore. Organizers speak to the crowd, imploring them to say the names of all those killed by police...

Several Arrests Made in Largely Peaceful Baltimore Protests

By The Associated Press Police in Baltimore say they made several arrests of protesters who marched by the hundreds through the city to protest the death of George Floyd. City leaders had pleaded for calm May 30, seeking to avoid the...
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Mayor Young, Dr. Dzirasa and Commissioner Harrison Update Public on Protests and COVID-19

Mayor Young, Dr. Dzirasa and Commissioner Harrison Update Public on Protests and COVID-19 BALTIMORE, MD. — Today, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young was joined by Baltimore City Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa and Commissioner Michael S. Harrison to brief the public...

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