Publications Library

Advancing and Sustaining the Community Health Worker Workforce in Baltimore

Community Health Workers (CHWs) are frontline public health personnel who are making a difference in Baltimore City. This Abell Report examines funding strategies to sustain their work.

Protecting Baltimore’s Water Supply from “Forever Chemicals”

This Abell Report outlines how the federal and state governments can mitigate the threat of “forever chemicals” in our drinking water.

Cooling Cities, Slowing Climate Change and Enhancing Equity

With funding from the Abell Foundation, the Smart Surfaces Coalition analyzed the costs and benefits of adopting “smart surfaces” in neighborhoods of Baltimore City where a high proportion of residents have low incomes.

2020 Annual Report

Our 2020 Annual Report highlights programs that are creating a more digitally equitable Baltimore, reducing gun violence, decreasing racial disparities in chronic disease, supporting tenants facing eviction, helping Black entrepreneurs access capital and small-business loans, advancing medical innovation, and providing job training for graduates of Baltimore City Public Schools that will provide pathways to careers and higher education.

Greenhouse Gases from Maryland’s Landfills

How much greenhouse gas is emitted from municipal waste landfills in Maryland? And what does that mean for the health and safety of our environment? With support from the Abell Foundation, the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) examined the data and, in this report, share their very sobering findings.