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MLK Jr. Commemoration
Five recognized for community contributions
Published Jan 13, 2023
Recipients of the annual MLK Jr. Community Service Awards were recognized during the 41st MLK Jr. Commemoration event, held in person for the first time since January 2020
Economic Development
BLocal partners celebrate power of collective impact
Published Jan 12, 2023
Local organizations representing business, academia, medicine, and the nonprofits sector commit to leverage their influence to create economic opportunity in the city
Community
Nurturing the commitment to the HopkinsLocal mission
Published Dec 5, 2022
Celebration honored four employees for their efforts to support local economic inclusion and announced HopkinsLocal's expansion into the national capital region
Baltimore, D.C. Scholars Program renamed to honor Elijah Cummings
Published Nov 29, 2022
The program provides scholarships to the best and brightest public-school students from Baltimore and Washington
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
History
Students united
Published Nov 7, 2022
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute students and Hopkins undergrads come together to learn about Baltimore's civil rights history
Vision for Baltimore
Vision realized
Published Nov 1, 2022
Vision for Baltimore celebrates providing 10,000 pairs of eyeglasses for Baltimore City students
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.