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Tag Archives: Annie E. Casey Foundation

Betsy Nelson: Living Cities program is gaining ground here

Fall of 2010, when we first announced Baltimore as one of five sites selected to remake America's great urban places and reconnect residents to economic opportunity, I declared that there was no more important work that we could undertake.

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EBDI will break ground Monday on $40M charter school (access required)

A $40 million public charter school at the 88-acre East Baltimore Development Inc. site is scheduled to break ground Monday. Construction of the 7-acre campus of the Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School is expected to officially begin ...

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Y of Central Maryland names new board members (access required)

The Y of Central Maryland announced six newly appointed members to its Board of Directors at its annual meeting May 3. Kevin Anderson is athletic director at the University of Maryland, College Park, Previously, he held the same position at ...

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Joe Nathanson: Next steps for Baltimore’s ‘next economy’ (access required)

Periodically, various academics and think tank professionals have taken a look at the health of Baltimore’s economy. A study by the Washington-based Brookings Institution authored by Jennifer Vey is the latest, and it brings a refreshing new perspective to this ...

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Betsy Nelson: Region needs to build on significant assets (access required)

Last month, I was fortunate enough to attend the first of a four-part Redefining Capital series hosted by the Federal Reserve of Richmond/Baltimore Branch and a number of community partners — including, proudly, the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers. This ...

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Battle brews over EBDI board appointment (access required)

A Baltimore City Council member continues to insist that he is appointing a community activist to the East Baltimore Development Inc. board of directors even though the nonprofit’s CEO says there are no openings on the board. “My recommendation stands,” ...

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Marchers demand jobs at EBDI (access required)

Chanting “We want jobs” and “If we don’t work, nobody works,” about 200 city residents marched on East Baltimore Development Inc. headquarters Tuesday, demanding more employment opportunities at the 88-acre redevelopment site. The protest was organized by Baltimore Community Churches ...

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Editorial: More questions for EBDI

Baltimore City Council member Carl Stokes has called a second hearing to examine the status of the problem-plagued $1.8 billion redevelopment of the Middle East community led by East Baltimore Development Inc. Mr. Stokes has set the hearing for Nov. ...

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Betsy Nelson: Nonprofit groups should embrace evaluation (access required)

All donors want to know that their investment is making a difference. And we certainly should be channeling more of our scarce charitable resources into what we know gets better results. Several high-profile federal initiatives, such as the Social Innovation ...

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