Thursday, June 25, 2015
A star football player at Loyola Blakefield High School, Van Brooks was just 16 when he broke his neck during a game and woke up at Shock Trauma, paralyzed from the neck down. Undeterred, he eventually founded Safe Alternatives Foundation for Education (SAFE).
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
As an undergraduate student at Johns Hopkins University, Patrice Hutton taught creative writing in a city school where she saw first-hand the dearth of creative writing in classrooms in low-income neighborhoods. So in 2008, she started the after-school program Writers in Baltimore Schools.
About Impact Series
The work of OSI-Baltimore has impact in many different ways. See how our fellows and grantees are transforming the city in this photo essay series.