Maryland United 4 Youth

Are you concerned about opportunities for all youth in Maryland? Are you a parent, guardian, young person, or someone who works with children or youth? Our conference will be the biggest gathering of those serving youth and children in the state and will draw together an interdisciplinary group of 400 professionals from many fields as well as volunteers, youth, parents/guardians from across the mid-Atlantic region. Maryland United 4 Youth will give attendees access to more than 50 seminar and breakout sessions, a curated slate of exhibitors with high-quality resources, a “Health Is Wealth” preconference focused on self-care, and an evening […]

Policing Alternatives: Panel and Community Meeting

Students Against Private Police and the Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts at Johns Hopkins University will host a panel and community meeting to discuss alternatives to policing initiatives underway in Baltimore City, particularly current legislative proposals to establish a private armed police force at JHU. Featuring Baltimore Redevelopment Action Coalition for Empowerment, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, Safe Streets, Center for Urban Families, and others, this event will provide Hopkins faculty, staff, students and neighborhood residents the opportunity to hear from the leaders of progressive political and social movements serving Baltimore’s neediest communities and neighborhoods and pioneering innovative solutions […]

LGBTQ Forum for MD Gubernatorial Candidates

Join the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland & Pride Foundation of Maryland on April 28, 2018 from 4:30-6:30 PM (forum will begin promptly at 4:30 PM, so please arrive early) for an important conversation with the Democratic candidates for Governor of Maryland in the 2018 election. Moderator: Anthony McCarthy The discussion topics will be: -Continued Discrimination Against LGBTQ People in Maryland -Economic Insecurity and Housing Insecurity -LGBTQ Health and Healthcare in Maryland -Criminal Justice and Baltimore’s Federal Consent Decree -Youth in Maryland’s Education System The candidates will be taking questions from the community […]