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  • A testy reception for new East Baltimore plans

    A testy reception for new East Baltimore plans
    Scott Levitan, development director of the 88-acre redevelopment project north of Johns Hopkins Hospital, was ready Thursday night to present area residents with new ideas for the project — a new park, a new school, a grocery store and other...
  • Horizon Foundation in Columbia hires new president

    The Horizon Foundation, Howard County's largest philanthropic organization, has hired a new president and chief executive officer to replace founder Richard Krieg, who is retiring this week after 13 years at its helm. Nicolette Highsmith Vernick,...
  • Free tax preparation, plus a lot more

    Free tax preparation, plus a lot more
    If you don't make a lot of money, the Baltimore CASH Campaign thinks you shouldn't be forking any of it over to get your tax returns prepared. The nonprofit group is heading into its 11th tax season, offering free help for low- and moderate-income area...
  • Benjamin Jealous rejects doubts that he is too young to head the NAACP

    Benjamin Jealous rejects doubts that he is too young to head the NAACP
    Everyone wants to meet the new guy. And so as Benjamin Todd Jealous works the room at Baltimore's Annie E. Casey Foundation, there is a receiving line of sorts that forms everywhere he turns. Roslyn M. Brock, vice chairman of the National Association...
  • Charity event tied to Dixon case disbanded

    The Baltimore housing department holiday charity event at the heart of three criminal charges against Mayor Sheila Dixon has been discontinued, city officials said Monday. Dixon declined to comment on the end of the Holly Trolley program, which was...
  • Conditions at Hickey shocked Md. officials

    When the state assumed control of its sprawling Charles H. Hickey Jr. School from a private contractor on April 1, it found an out-of-control wreck of a juvenile detention center where housing units reeked of urine, graffiti covered walls, and locks didn'...
  • Race can color a child's future

    The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Monday, April 7: The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released a new report that people won't like for different reasons. At a time when many Americans insist it's time to stop thinking in...
  • Report finds wide racial disparity in U.S. children's well-being

    Report finds wide racial disparity in U.S. children's well-being
    African-American children's poverty, poor housing and lack of access to education pose a national crisis, said a report released Tuesday that found a wide gap in well-being among U.S. children of different races. In almost every region of the United...
  • My Brother's Keeper: Helping hand for young men of color

    "My Brother's Keeper" has a much nicer ring than "Stop and Frisk." It also promises to be a more effective, less self-defeating way to address the interlocking social and economic crises afflicting young men of color. I'll go out on a limb and predict...
  • Texas vs. Connecticut: When It Comes To Kids, We Win

    Texas vs. Connecticut: When It Comes To Kids, We Win
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry came to Connecticut recently trying to convince businesses here that they'd be far better off moving to the Lone Star State. Maybe, unless those corporate types have children. According to this year's Kids Count ratings, Texas...
  • New report gives Pennsylvania mixed grades for child-rearing.

     
    Pennsylvania gets mixed grades in a new, nationwide report on child-rearing, ranking near the top of states in education but in the middle of the pack for indicators on poverty and family stability. The new Kids Count report by the......
  • Smartening Up On Approach To Young Offenders

    Two reports released this week establish Connecticut as a national leader in the trend to end the costly and counterproductive reliance on incarceration for youthful offenders. A Kids Count Data Snapshot released on Wednesday by the Annie E. Casey...