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  • Phelps Luck paraeducator in spotlight as national honoree

    Phelps Luck paraeducator in spotlight as national honoree
    For those who believe Phelps Luck Elementary School paraeducator Donna Schulze is too outspoken or too uncompromising on issues relating to her profession, she's got a message for you: Too bad. "If I see something, I'm going to speak up," said Schulze,...
  • Food giveaway benefits Head Start children, families

    Food giveaway benefits Head Start children, families
    The families of nearly 400 children in Baltimore Head Start classes received boxes packed with healthy food items Thursday from Feed the Children and the United Way of Central Maryland. Another 400 boxes will be distributed to low-income families this...
  • Notre Dame plans big rollout for new president

    Notre Dame plans big rollout for new president
    Notre Dame of Maryland University will introduce its new president in style next month, with a week-long series of events including an installation ceremony on April 5 and a Presidential Day of Service on April 7 to benefit Baltimore City Head Start....
  • Column on abortion doesn't answer who will support babies and mothers [Letter]

    While I respect where Ms. Santo is coming from I can't sit by and not address some issues she neglected.  If every life begins at conception — where is that support when that baby is born? It is one thing to say every life is sacred and then stand...
  • Corporate welfare for Lockheed Martin

    Corporate welfare for Lockheed Martin
    At this time of severe cutbacks in government funding for food stamps, early childhood education and Meals on Wheels, some Maryland legislators are hard at work looking out for the welfare of one of the world's wealthiest corporations. Under a bill...
  • Invest wisely in early childhood

    Invest wisely in early childhood
    As we struggle through the fifth year of recession, facing budget cuts, austerity and now the sequester, it may be a good time to re-evaluate our national priorities. Last year, the Reach Out and Read program that distributes books to low-income...
  • Howard County Nonprofit Directory

    Howard County Nonprofit Directory
    Howard County boasts a wealth of nonprofits serving a wide array of needs. Some of the organizations are assisting people in crisis, others are providing specialized services for underserved demographic groups, and many are offering educational...
  • Anne Arundel Community Action Agency celebrates history

    The Anne Arundel Community Action Agency studied a long list of nominees as it prepared to induct the first members into its Hall of Fame. In its nearly 50-year history battling poverty, many staff members and volunteers have kept the agency going, and...
  • Low-income families charged for summer camps meant to be free

    Dozens of low-income city families paid in the past three years to send their children to state-funded summer camps that should have been free, according to an audit. The report by Baltimore Inspector General David McClintock faulted the St. Paul...
  • Howard Co. still seeking site for Long Reach Head Start program

    Four-year-old Hylah Haynes had an hourlong car ride each day this past school year to get to her Head Start program in Ellicott City. Franora Gray said the ride was worth it. "The program has so much," Gray said, noting that her daughter has received...
  • Anti-poverty groups seek private funding

    Without a ride to work, it would have been a lot more difficult for Ronika Ford to get her first part-time job working at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Educational Center a few miles from her Annapolis home. Ford, 18, worked for two summers mulching...
  • 'Nuns on the Bus' protest cuts to social services

    A group of Roman Catholic nuns traveling across nine states to protest a national budget proposal that cuts social service programs briefly stopped at Loyola University Maryland on Saturday. Known as the "Nuns on the Bus," the group, made up of sisters...