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K-12 education
Alumna Berol Dewdney is Maryland's teacher of the year
Published Feb 16, 2023
'Neuroscience totally transformed my teaching practice,' says Dewdney, an alum of the Johns Hopkins School of Education
Defending Baltimore against climate change
Published Feb 15, 2023
A new partnership between Baltimore researchers and community organizations, led by Johns Hopkins University, has received funding to advance understanding of environmental conditions at the neighborhood level and prioritize environmental justice
Henderson-Hopkins neighborhood to benefit from infrastructure funding
Published Feb 13, 2023
Repairs to roads, sidewalks surrounding the East Baltimore school will be made possible by $2.3M in funding to East Baltimore Development Inc.
Exploring Baltimore's Black food scene
Published Feb 7, 2023
Center for Africana Studies sponsors two-day symposium to explore the history and politics of Black food in Baltimore
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
Sounds of the season
Published Dec 7, 2022
Peabody students perform throughout the Baltimore community through partnership with Pratt Library
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
Community Safety
Performing arts meet public health in innovative new program
Published Dec 5, 2022
Performance provides a path to healing in the Existential Determinants of Health program, an arts-based approach to substance abuse disorder supported by JHU's Innovation Fund for Community Safety
Public safety
Final MOU sets stage for next phase in JHPD development
Published Dec 2, 2022
The publicly available document incorporates the majority of community feedback and is accompanied by separate reports detailing the university's response to more than 250 comments submitted by the community
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