In support of the Bon Secours Youth Employment and Career Development Project. The program assists high school students to obtain after school employment and plan for their future careers, and provides formal training sessions in financial literacy, leadership, and post-high school education planning.
Toward planning and implementation of programmatic scaleup, sustainability initiatives and a feasibility study of a potential relocation to the BioPark area in East Baltimore.
For a feasibility study of the proposed merger of the Baltimore Substance Abuse Systems and the Baltimore Mental Health Systems.
To purchase in-car video camera equipment for 50 police vehicles. The purpose of this initiative is to promote officer safety, at the same time, realize more effective criminal investigations and arrests.
For the purchase of information technology equipment for support of the Police Court Liaison Program. The installation of a computerized system will enable electronic transfer of summonses and provide a scheduling matrix and 24-hour hotline.
In support of the planning and development of the Recruitment Initiative, designed to attract qualified candidates for Baltimore City's police force.
For an evaluation of the effectiveness of the Baltimore City Early Disposition Court. The court was established in 2000 to reduce the backlog of cases in the criminal courts. It was established to handle criminal defendants charged with misdemeanors who are eligible for release on their own recognizance.
Two grants to provide gap funding for non-reimbursable breakfasts for the Universal Breakfast Program in classrooms in seven schools during the 2001-2002 school year. The program is part of an ongoing study to determine the long-term effects of students' participation in breakfast in the classroom (as opposed to the cafeteria) on attendance, tardiness, incidence of disciplinary action, academic achievement and the Maryland State Performance and Assessment Program.
Third-year funding of Recovery In Community, a substance abuse prevention and recovery initiative. The purpose of the citywide program is to expand the number of treatment slots and increase the resources and supports available to recovering addicts and their families. By assessing the effectiveness of a comprehensive continuum of community-based supports, the program aims to reduce relapses and drug-related crime.
For continued support of ChildSight, a vision screening program for Baltimore City public middle-school students for the 2001-2002 school year. The program, expanding to 40 schools, enables over 12,000 students to be screened for vision correction needs. Free on-site refractive error eye examinations and eyeglasses are available through third-party payments.