Matching grant to provide additional emergency winter shelter for homeless women and children in Baltimore City.
For renovation costs of a long-term family-style residential home in Montgomery County for 12 homeless boys in Baltimore City's foster care system.
For a comprehensive lead poisoning prevention program in the Park Heights area. The initiative allows for an increase in the number of children that can be tested, and a strengthening of abatement and legal enforcement efforts.
For the purchase of a database program with capacity of tracking client demographics, outreach services received, referrals, contact with employers and program-related performance outcomes. The intent of the program is to reach non-custodial parents entering the prison system and provide them with child support services.
A five-year grant toward establishment of the Walter and Janet Sondheim Public Affairs Scholarship Program.
For the continuation of an initiative to recruit, train and provide ongoing support for 85 new Teach For America corps members. These recent college graduates, who make a two-year commitment to teach in Baltimore City public schools, are also offered an opportunity to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching at Johns Hopkins University.
To provide scholarships for selected underachieving students from Baltimore City for the 2002-2003 school year. The grant also includes funding for the salary of a retention counselor whose responsibilities are to encourage positive attitudes, appropriate social behavior and academic achievement.
For continued support of SuperKids Camp 2002, a six-week summer educational, cultural and recreational program for third-grade Baltimore City public school students performing below grade level.
For support of the Baltimore City Mayoral Fellowship Summer 2002 Program. The program placed 12 graduate and six undergraduate students in City agencies for ten weeks during the summer. The purpose of the program is to generate interest in pursuing careers in Baltimore City government among qualified university students.
Toward staffing costs of the Adopt-a-School Initiative.