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…

Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Appoints Jessica Solomon Senior Program Officer

The Robert W. Deutsch Foundation announced today that Jessica Solomon will join the Foundation as Senior Program Officer. Solomon brings over a decade of experience facilitating organizational development, and shaping racial and cultural equity strategies in the social sector. In her new role, she joins the Foundation’s leadership team working to improve the quality of…

The Deutsch Foundation Attends the 19th Annual Allied Media Conference

The Deutsch Foundation organized a delegation of Baltimore-based colleagues, fellows, and grantees to attend the 19th annual Allied Media Conference on June 15-18, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. The participants included Jane Brown, President of the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, and Jess Solomon, Senior Program Officer, as well as Khadija Nia Adell, Jen Schacter, Kimi Hanauer,…

BMORE Than The Story Wins Design Award

BMORE Than The Story: Runner Up, Design Education Initiative Award Core77 Design Awards 2017 The death of Freddie Gray and his treatment by police sparked anger, protest, and violence in Baltimore during April 2015. National and local media implicated area youth in the crime and destruction, whether they committed it or not. Their overriding narrative…

The Democratization of Information

Robert W. Deutsch Foundation President Jane Brown at the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) Baltimore Meeting on May 17 The National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) is a collaboration between the Urban Institute and local organizations that connect people with neighborhood data. They tackle challenges in education, health, housing, economic opportunity, and public safety. Begun in…