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Construction
Initial design unveiled for building named in honor of Henrietta Lacks
Published Nov 13, 2022
The building will support the Berman Institute of Bioethics, the School of Medicine, and additional departments, as well as collaborative space for education, research, and meetings
Community health
Hopkins-based partnership helps refugees find safety in Maryland
Published Nov 7, 2022
The Johns Hopkins, Esperanza and Loyola Refugee Health and Asylum Collaborative provides refugees with trauma-informed care and helps prepare affidavits to include in asylum applications
HopkinsLocal
Johns Hopkins partners on small-business incubator
Published Oct 20, 2022
New incubator in downtown Baltimore will provide office space, mentorship, and legal and marketing support for 26 small businesses in the JHU Office of Economic Development Small Business Cohort
Community
A summer of service
Published Aug 24, 2022
The Community Impact Internships Program connects undergraduate students with local nonprofit organizations. Meet some of this year's 50-person cohort as they share their experiences.
Economic Development
Working together to make an impact
Published June 27, 2022
Office of Economic Development releases its first Impact Report, which highlights initiatives and partnerships integral to Johns Hopkins' community efforts
Community safety
Partnering for a safer city
Published June 27, 2022
The Innovation Fund for Community Safety marks its first year supporting programs that aim to address the root causes of violence in Baltimore
Juneteenth
A space for reflection and celebration
Published June 22, 2022
A Friday, June 17 event, Juneteenth at Homewood: Expressions of Freedom, brought together Johns Hopkins and Baltimore community members for a celebratory afternoon filled with music, dance, and speeches
Public engagement
Retelling history through community narratives
Published May 6, 2022
A series of workshops empowered Baltimore residents to tell and preserve their history, contributing to a greater understanding of the community
JustUs Dialogue Series emphasizes taking small steps to make big changes
Published April 1, 2022
Monthlong series hosted by Johns Hopkins Office of Economic Development concluded Wednesday with a fireside chat featuring JHU President Ron Daniels
Community
Expungement clinics clear path to success
Published March 21, 2022
Johns Hopkins partners with Maryland Legal Aid and others to make attorneys available to help remove charges from public records, open doors to new opportunities