Author Archives: Capital News Service

‘I’ve lived on the street before’

Wesley Hawkins, founder of The Nolita Project, works with small groups of Baltimore students in spring 2020. (Capital News Service/Victoria Daniels)

Wesley Hawkins pulled into a parking space outside an East Baltimore high school, already running late for his weekly check-in with teenagers he mentors. His visit to a hospitalized student, another of the youths he counsels, had delayed him. Stacked ...

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Meeting teens in their world


Third in a Series Larry Thompson, a junior at Reach! Partnership School, in Baltimore’s Clifton Park area, counts at least nine friends who died in the last two years — shootings, stabbings, a car crash, a drowning. “I’ve been losing ...

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