The collages above were created by OSI-Baltimore YouthWorks summer intern Celia Jackson.
By Celia Jackson
The crime in Baltimore is bad. Kids aren’t getting the right knowledge they need. People in Baltimore are showing a lot of hatred towards each other. Kids and adults are losing their lives due to street violence going on here in Baltimore. There are a lot of broken hearts in Baltimore, a lot of disappointments.
7 year old Taylor Hayes shot and killed in Southwest Baltimore.
15 year old Carlos shot and killed in West Baltimore.
28 year old Devon Chavis known as the master barber shot and killed In Northeast Baltimore.
33 year old Kenny Whitley known as Kenny Bean the Barber and photographer shot and killed in Northwest Baltimore.
34 year old Gerald Brown known as Geesongs the comedian shot and killed in Northwest Baltimore.
There are plenty more lives that were cut short due to street violence.
If we stick together, I know Baltimore can change for the better. We need to keep all the good and positive things going and keep our streets safe. Supporting each other, showing all of our people they are loved, appreciated, respected. Baltimore needs infrastructure change.