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Honor Lives Lost at the Baltimore Overdose Awareness Day Remembrance Vigil

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
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“Events are planned throughout the day to remember those who have lost their lives to overdose and to ensure that those at risk have the opportunity for a second chance.”

Back in February, we addressed drug use in Baltimore in a blog about President Obama’s decision to propose $1 billion in funds to combat the opioid and heroin epidemic. You can learn more about that here. Today, August 31, is International Overdose Awareness Day, and we want to shed some light on important events throughout the city as we honor those lives lost to overdose. At My Brother’s Keeper, we are proud to provide social services to those in need, including addiction treatment referrals. (more…)

5 Ways Average Community Members Can Contribute to Improving the Police Climate in Baltimore

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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The Baltimore police and its communities must rebuild mutual trust if they want to decrease violence and pain.

In our most recent blog post, we discussed the new Baltimore police reforms and what communities can expect following a scathing U.S. Justice Department report released on August 10. The report revealed shocking statistics, confirming the suspicions of many residents that the BCPD routinely violates the civil rights of black residents. This week, we’d like to focus on action and how average community members can contribute to improving the current police climate in Baltimore. MBK’s executive director Danise Jones-Dorsey and the president of the Irvington community, Dorothy Cunningham, will also weigh in on the issue. (more…)

New Baltimore Police Reforms: What Communities Can Expect

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
How do you think the new Baltimore police reforms will affect Irvington and other communities?

How do you think the new Baltimore police reforms will affect Irvington and other communities?

It’s no secret that the Baltimore City police department has been under the microscope since the death of Freddie Gray in April 2015. Police misconduct was in question and there was a major outcry from communities all over town demanding justice and a change in the BCPD. On August 10, 2016, Baltimore officials pledged to carry out sweeping police department reforms following a scathing U.S. Justice Department report that was released on Tuesday. Let’s discuss what these new Baltimore police reforms mean for Irvington and other communities in our city. (more…)

Start Planning Now to Engage Your Baltimore School This Fall

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
Does your student need volunteer hours or service experience for the upcoming school year? Contact us now!

Does your student need volunteer hours or service experience for the upcoming school year? Contact us now so we can assist with this valuable experience.

Summer isn’t over yet, but before we know it the kids will be gearing up to start another academic school year. For many parents who struggle to feed their children, going back to school is a welcomed transition. In the meantime, if you are wondering how your student can spend these last few weeks of summer in a productive way, we have an idea! Let’s talk about why August is the perfect month to start planning to engage your Baltimore school. (more…)


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