Congratulations to DF Grantees in the 2017 City Paper “Best of Baltimore” Issue

Congratulations to Kimi Hanuer and Press Press for “Best Press,” to Shannon Wallace for “Best Solo Show,” to Baltimore Youth Arts for “Best Artists,” and to the Baltimore Brew and BmoreArt for “Best Local Blog” from the Reader’s Poll in this year’s City Paper Best of Baltimore Issue. We are so proud of your accomplishments!…

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…