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Through funding and technical assistance, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (the Department) works with local partners to revitalize cities, towns and neighborhoods across Maryland. Our community development programs enhance existing neighborhood resources, support economic development, provide public services and infrastructure, and improve the quality of life [...]
Office of Maryland’s first Black woman lawyer to be restored as legal hub in West Baltimore
The former office of Juanita Jackson Mitchell, the first Black woman to practice law in Maryland, will soon serve as a legal and social services hub in West Baltimore’s Marble Hill historic district, community leaders announced Monday. Located at 1239 Druid Hill Ave. in Upton, the vacant building where [...]
Wanda Best recognized as a 2023 Woman of Impact
Congratulations to Wanda Best, Upton Planning Committee, Inc. Executive Director for being recognized by Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott and Councilman Eric Costello as a 2023 Women of Impact. Ms. Best has been dedicated to the revitalization of Upton and West Baltimore for over 30 Years!
Happy Birthday Lady Day
Born in 1915 Baltimore, Holiday grew up during the prominence of Jazz legends Louis Armstrong, Bessie Smith, and the growth of Swing Jazz. With a haunting voice at once filled with Jazz cool and melancholy, Billie Holiday was beautiful in her music, and exemplified the harsh state of racial [...]
Free Small Business Workshops
Get professional advice from experts in the fields of small business. This event is free and open to the public and made possible by M&T Bank. Every 3rd Friday 9:30 - 11am. See flyer below for more details.