Founded in 1991, The Shepherd's Staff is an ecumenical Christian organization that exists "to reach out to those in crisis, to aid those in need, to support those in trouble, to seek out and encourage pathways to self-sufficiency, and to be a witness for Christ in our community." Our guests include homeless and low-income individuals; employed, under- and unemployed residents; veterans, single parents, grandparents and extended families; out-of-school youth and elderly individuals on fixed
A proposal to amend the Baltimore City charter to set up a trust fund for low and extremely low income households will appear on the general election ballot in November, after an affordable housing advocacy group submitted more than 18,100 signatures in support of it.
The debate over the massive Port Covington project turned even more heated Tuesday as advocates and Baltimore City Council members demanded that the developer be required to provide a certain amount of affordable housing, saying they would not support a project that leads to increased racial and economic segregation.
The General Assembly agreed Monday to sweeping changes in Maryland's criminal justice policies, but failed to reach a deal that would have given residents their first major income tax break in nearly two decades.
Food pantries are cropping up alongside corporate cafes and dining halls on college campuses across the country -- including Howard County Community College. On community college campuses ¿ the home of many untraditional students with diverse needs ¿ pantries serve a unique purpose.
Gov. Larry Hogan is proposing $20 million in funding for defense and aerospace giant Northrop Grumman, designed to retain the company's newly created Mission Systems divisional headquarters in Linthicum and 10,000 jobs in Maryland.
Columbia Association's website states that its mission is to "(work) everyday in hundreds of ways to make Columbia an even better place to live, work and play." To that end, they created what the website calls "income qualified rates" so that lower income Columbia residents could afford membership. This option is not available at Haven on the Lake.
Now is the time to contact Gov. Martin O'Malley to remind him how important it is to ramp up work by our utilities and state agencies to deliver energy efficiency, which reduces the need to generate electricity with fuels that create the carbon pollution that harms our health and planet. Our state must invest more money, and do so more effectively, especially in our housing stock. Not only will that protect our cherished Chesapeake Bay by reducing pollution, it will benefit households struggling
One of the key architects of Access Carroll, Dr. Robert Wack stepped down as chairman of the nonprofit's board June 30, after shepherding the health clinic for low-income and uninsured Carroll residents from cradle to its present maturity.
A plan to build subsidized housing on the former Cardinal Gibbons School campus in southwest Baltimore has met with some opposition from nearby communities with concerns about traffic and property values.
With People's Community Health Centers closing its five low-cost clinics in Baltimore and Anne Arundel, patients are concerned about what happens next and officials are trying to find other providers to fill the void.