• Out for Justice: how one Baltimore organization is making change for returning residents

    -Out for Justice is a longtime grantee of the Open Society Institute-Baltimore- By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO As we focus on the change makers and thought leaders continuing the work of Martin Luther King Jr., the AFRO would like to salute the work of Nicole Hanson-Mundell, the executive director of Out for Justice. [...]
  • Baltimore social justice organization commits $250,000 towards abortion access

    -Open Society Institute- Baltimore is working diligently to make sure that families have safe abortion access.- By Tinashe Chingarande, Special to the AFRO A Baltimore social justice organization has committed $250,000 to protect access to abortion and ensure bodily autonomy in Maryland. This was followed by a Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, [...]
  • Author David Miller returns to Africa to develop a new curriculum for students

    —This article highlights David Miller who is a 1999 OSI Community Fellow— By David Lance, AFRO MDDC Intern Author David Miller knows a thing or two about reaching back into your past to inform the future. Right now he is once again back in Ghana, Africa- but this time, he’ll be coming back with something [...]
  • Mayor announces launch of guaranteed income pilot program

    By Nicole Batey Mayor Brandon M. Scott, local officials and strategic partners, stood outside the War Memorial Building on April 20 to announce the Baltimore Young Families Success Fund (BYFSF), the mayor’s guaranteed income pilot program. Over the last year, a steering committee co-led by Joe Jones Jr., founder, president and CEO of the Center [...]