For support of a data system pilot and evaluation of the summer learning programs funded by the Summer Funding Collaborative in 2017.
Maryland delivers some of the highest-quality education in the country by some measures, and yet too many students still see their educational opportunities limited based solely on where they live. This is because our investments in education have not kept pace with the standards we expect students to meet, and these investments are not distributed equitably among school districts.
March 7, 2017
What if we discovered a plant that grew quickly and in multiple climates, could make everything from textiles to medicine to fuel, and could be more valuable to a farmer’s bottom line than most commodity crops?
There is an opioid epidemic in the United States, and it is ravaging families and communities in Baltimore City and nationwide. In Baltimore City, there are currently an estimated 19,000 people who inject drugs. During the first half of 2016, 290 people died from fatal overdoses, of which 51 percent involved fentanyl, a cheap synthetic that dramatically increases overdose risk.
For support of a second Trash (Water) Wheel to be placed at the outfall of Harris Creek.
For support of a dual enrollment program for students from Baltimore City Public Schools.
For support of increasing access to affordable housing.
For support of acoustical improvements and planning to enable Single Carrot Theatre to serve as a home for multiple nonprofit theatre companies.
For support of helping RIC to move operations to Bon Secours Hospital.