Baltimore Sun: Baltimore launches ‘bad batch’ text-alert system for overdoses

The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore launches ‘bad batch’ text-alert system for overdoses by Luke Broadwater and Alison Knezevich Published August 18, 2017 With the help of student computer programmers, Baltimore health officials have launched a text-messaging service to warn residents when deadly batches of drugs are in their neighborhood. Facing a dramatic rise in overdose deaths…

White People, Show Us: A Message from PolicyLink

PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works. We thought that their essay, White People, Show Us, published on August 16, 2017 at the PolicyLink Blog by Angela Glover Blackwell, CEO, and Michael McAfee, President, was well worth sharing and repeating. Over the past several days we have watched in disgust…

Rubys Grantees News and Upcoming Projects

Our engagement with The Rubys Artist Grants goes beyond their initial award. The project grants continue to bring energy and excellence to the Baltimore region, building an ecosystem of art and cultural programming. We are thrilled with the continued success that Ruby Grantees continue to fine and wanted to showcase the accomplishments of several recent Ruby grantees…

GEOLOOM Launch at Baltimore Data Day

Visualizing and Valuing Baltimore’s Neighborhoods by Cara Ober Published July 14, 2014 at BmoreArt.com An Introduction to the GEOLOOM co>map, an online, interactive map of Baltimore City that embeds arts and culture data with traditional community indicators When one Baltimorean meets another for the first time, the first question asked is always the same. What neighborhood do…