Two-year funding for the Real Estate Services Project created to fight the blight of vacant housing in marketable neighborhoods. The goals of this project are to ensure that existing residents remain confident about their neighborhoods, to keep City housing stock competitive with suburban housing markets, and to stimulate reinvestment in City housing.
For continued support of the First Time Home Buyers Project in Baltimore City.
In support of expenses related to CPHA's Rally for the Region 2002, focusing on three issues: funding for drug treatment, improved transit systems, and community legacy/investment in older neighborhoods. The purpose of the rally was to bring together diverse groups from the region to express support for the CPHA agenda.
Toward a parking study of Charles Street from Fayette Street to North Avenue.
For a study to compile an inventory of areas with development or redevelopment potential for the Baltimore Regional Rail System Plan.
Two grants for expenses related to the Maglev Project, a magnetic levitation high-speed train that, when fully operational, will reduce travel time between Baltimore and Washington to 16 minutes.
Continued funding for operating support of six nonprofit organizations participating in the Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative in selected Baltimore City neighborhoods. The purpose of the initiative has been to increase homeownership, to stabilize and increase market values of homes, and to enhance the attractiveness of the neighborhoods.
To underwrite expenses for economically disadvantaged Baltimore City public school students to attend the 2002 Shakespeare Summer Camp program. The four-week summer camp culminated with two Shakespeare productions for the public performed at Artscape and at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
In support of the 2002 African American Heritage Festival.
For supplies, equipment, training and teacher stipends for the continued implementation of the ceramic arts curriculum in classroom settings and after-school ceramic clubs in 20 Baltimore City public middle schools. Selected examples of student work are displayed at an annual exhibition at the Baltimore Gas and Electric Building and at Harbor Place.