Toward administrative costs to operate a center serving Native Americans in the Baltimore region. The Center provides a wide range of services, including housing, health care, employment, cultural programs and activities for senior citizens.
For second-year funding of a comprehensive lead poisoning prevention program in the Park Heights Avenue area. The initiative assesses lead hazards in homes and refers families to lead poisoning prevention and treatment resources.
For the continued support of recruitment, training, and professional development for Teach For America Corps members in Baltimore City public schools. These recent college graduates make a two-year commitment and are offered an opportunity to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching at The Johns Hopkins University.
In support of covering costs for eight remaining male students experiencing homelessness in the Father Joubert boarding program at St. Frances Academy.
To provide scholarships for selected underachieving at-risk male students from Baltimore City for the 2003-2004 school year. The grant also includes funding for a retention counselor whose responsibilities are to encourage positive attitudes, appropriate social behavior and academic achievement.
To underwrite recruitment costs of college students serving as teachers in Super Kids Camp 2003. The summer camp is a six-week educational, cultural and recreational program developed for third-grade Baltimore City public school students performing below grade level.
To help fund the Baltimore City Mayoral Fellowships, Summer 2003. The purpose of the program is to develop a staff recruitment pipeline within City government, by recruiting and training fellows for permanent City government positions.
For support of The Learning Cooperative, a dropout recovery/academic credit program for Baltimore City at-risk middle school students.
A planning grant for the KIPP Harbor Academy As a small, middle school model, KIPP is built on the philosophy of high expectations, student and family commitment, longer school hours, autonomous school leadership and focus on academic achievement. Students are expected to make a commitment to the fine and performing arts in after-school and Saturday morning programming.
For the 2003-2004 evaluations of designated Abell-funded education initiatives.