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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…)

Unite Your Neighbors: Community Outreach and Advocacy in Baltimore

Thursday, July 14th, 2016
Join your neighbors in making your community a better place!

Join your neighbors in making your community a better place!

At My Brother’s Keeper, we are driven by the desire to make our community a better place for ourselves and for our neighbors. We honor the lives of those who grew up in our neighborhood years ago and we hope to improve the quality of life for those are currently residing in Irvington and the generations to come. Let’s discuss the importance of community outreach and advocacy in Baltimore. (more…)


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