BCYF launches new pilot program for youth leadership development
BCYF Inc. has launched a new pilot program for youth leadership development in Baltimore City. The program, The Avis Ransom Institute (ARI), will train young people to be effective leaders and representatives in their community in Baltimore civic life. The program will launch in October 2021 as a pilot program for youth and young adults in Baltimore.
Who is Avis Ransom?
BCYF’s Leadership Institute is named after a Baltimore Legend; that legend is Avis Ransom.
Avis Spent her life working to create a better Baltimore. Her body of work ranges from working cooperatives to investing in the lives of Baltimore’s youth. Avis was a member of BUILD in its beginnings. She was most proud of its ability to amass grassroots power to eventually have an impact on the state budget.