To study Baltimore City's efforts to screen, refer, and provide services to children suffering from lead poisoning; and to incorporate findings into advocacy efforts in the form of a report card.
Toward the development and implementation of a strategic plan to prevent lead paint poisoning.
Three grants for legal fees related to the Woodberry Community billboard litigation.
For continued support of the Baltimore City-Wide Liquor Coalition. The group assists in organizing local communities to monitor violations of alcohol and tobacco advertising ordinances, and to discourage construction of new billboards in their neighborhoods.
For planning and construction costs for expansion of a long-term residential drug treatment facility for homeless women and their children. The program, a family focused treatment approach, provides a variety of interventions addressing residents' needs: parenting, vocational and social skills, education, and housing.
For continued support of the Travel Voucher Project operated by Christopher Place. The program provides basic services for the mobile poor and homeless of Baltimore City, and transportation vouchers that afford them the opportunity to travel to, and access social services in, communities of their choice.
Three-year funding for Christopher Place Employment Academy's support services for homeless men. The residential program includes classroom and individualized training for job readiness, adult education, and support for maintaining sobriety.
For the cost of renovation and reconstruction of seven houses in the Waverly and Pen Lucy communities. The object of the effort is to eliminate the negative influence of vacant housing and to increase the stability of the community.
In support of direct feeding programs in regional soup kitchens, food pantries, and other emergency food centers.
For support of a conference, "Baltimore Summit: The Role of Fathers/Men in the Lives of Children, Family, Community and the Workforce."