• Oliver neighborhood resident, Mary L. Bryant, selects vegetables for the week's meals

    Gather Baltimore

    Every year in the United States, some 68 billion pounds of food goes to waste. Here in Maryland, urban farmer and 2012 OSI-Baltimore Community Fellow Arthur Morgan has devised a way to salvage some of our region’s contribution to that waste—and get healthful foods in the hands of those who need it.

  • Dorian and Jalyn with Akil Rahim

    Scientists in the Making

    Akil Rahim believes that three-year-olds are all scientists in the making. His project, The George Washington Carver DISCO STEAM Inventurers, helps low-income parents develop and nurture in their preschool-aged children a lifelong interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math.

  • Jason Reed, 2011 Baltimore Community Fellow

    Filbert Street Garden

    Working in a twice-forgotten piece of land called the Filbert Street Garden and with neighborhood schools, Jason Reed and willing gardeners transformed the lot while educating students and residents and bringing the community together.

  • Test Alt Tag

    More Than Just Soccer

    Soccer Without Borders is more than just a tutoring, mentoring, cultural-awareness and youth development program that uses organized soccer to help refugees adjust to life in Baltimore, do well in and out of school, and stay physically and emotionally fit. It is a haven and community-builder for a disparate group of boys and their families.

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.