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Community

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
Public health
Defining harm reduction
Published Feb 25, 2022
Harm reduction aims to protect people using drugs by providing the support and resources they need
Engineering
Carbs, creativity, and competition
Published Feb 24, 2022
Annual Tower of Power event challenges budding engineers to build structures out of dry spaghetti and marshmallows
Construction
Design, construction firms for Henrietta Lacks building named
Published Feb 24, 2022
The East Baltimore building project, expected to be completed in 2024, will be designed and managed by local and/or minority-owned businesses
Community
Hopkins to distribute COVID-19 test kits in Baltimore
Published Feb 14, 2022
More than 3,300 rapid test kits will be provided to community partners for distribution along with approximately 30,000 N95 and KN95 masks, hand sanitizer, and other items
Community
A fridge full of love
Published Jan 28, 2022
Launched by a Johns Hopkins senior and a MICA student in November 2020, the Baltimore Community Fridge provides fresh foods, toiletries, and other necessities to local community members, thanks to a cadre of volunteers.
MLK Jr. Commemoration
Hopkins honors nine individuals for community contributions
Published Jan 16, 2022
Recipients of the annual MLK Jr. Community Service Awards were recognized during a virtual ceremony Friday
Community
East Baltimore Historical Library opens its doors
Published Dec 2, 2021
The space, developed with support from Johns Hopkins and located in three row homes attached to Henderson-Hopkins School, aims to preserve and celebrate the history of East Baltimore