Connecting our communities

When Johns Hopkins bequeathed $7 million to create a hospital and university, he did so to benefit the city where he spent most of his life. Nearly 140 years later, Johns Hopkins remains steadfast in its commitment to Baltimore. As part of his Ten by Twenty initiative, President Ronald J. Daniels has made enhancing and enriching our ties to the community one of his top priorities.

We like to say that we’re not just in Baltimore, but we are truly and proudly of Baltimore. Here are just a few examples of how we’re making a difference:

HopkinsLocal
Initiative to build, hire, and buy locally shows sustained growth
Published May 9, 2018
Johns Hopkins effort to promote economic growth in Baltimore exceeds expectations in second year
HopkinsLocal
Strengthening the pipeline of opportunity
Published May 29, 2018
A strategic partnership with Project JumpStart, a training program that teaches construction skills to city residents, helps Johns Hopkins fulfill its promise to improve economic opportunities in Baltimore
HopkinsLocal
Hopkins helps local businesses survive, thrive
Published May 14, 2018
Gundalow Gourmet, a boutique catering company based in Govans, has catered more than a dozen meals for Johns Hopkins thanks in part to the HopkinsLocal initiative

Recent coverage

HopkinsLocal
Hopkins surpasses three-year goals to build, hire, buy locally
Published Feb 20, 2019
University, health system exceed initial pledges made in 2015, begin planning next steps in ongoing effort to create more opportunities for Baltimore's citizens, businesses
Black History Month
Hopkins Day returns at Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Published Feb 13, 2019
All Johns Hopkins affiliates and their families can visit the museum for free on Saturday, Feb. 23
STEAM Education
Curious wonders
Published Feb 8, 2019 Photos
Montgomery County Campus art show, now in its 13th year, challenges student artists to create works of art with a 'curious' theme
MLK Day of Service
Volunteers serve in Baltimore and beyond
Published Jan 25, 2019 Photos
Members of Hopkins community assist local nonprofits for second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
MLK commemoration
A stirring tribute to the power of voices
Published Jan 20, 2019
President of NAACP joins Hopkins leaders, Unified Voices choir in celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Glori's Day
Vision for success
Published Dec 11, 2018
Vision for Baltimore, which provides free vision screenings and eyeglasses for all Baltimore City students, celebrates the distribution of 5,000 pairs of glasses since the program launched in 2016
President's Day of Service
Hundreds from Hopkins make 'meaningful impact'
Published Oct 15, 2018 Photos
Nearly 1,000 participate in community service activities across Baltimore as part of 10th annual President's Day of Service
Peabody's support helps lift city musician to new heights
Published Oct 12, 2018
Peabody provides a springboard for East Baltimore native Mateen Milan, who dreams of joining a professional orchestra

Contact information

Johns Hopkins Government and Community Affairs works closely with members of the local community on our shared interests. We want to hear from you.

Johns Hopkins Government and Community Affairs
Office of Community Affairs
901 S. Bond Street, Suite 540
Baltimore, MD 21231
Phone: 443-287-9900

Homewood, Harbor East, Mt. Vernon, Mt. Washington, and Station North
commrelations@jhu.edu

East Baltimore
ebca@jhmi.edu

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