• Baltimore City to pay young families $1,000 a month, in “guaranteed income” pilot program

    By Bryna Zumer BALTIMORE — Baltimore City will pilot a "guaranteed income" program, which will pay 200 young, very low-income parents $1,000 a month for two years. The city will use $4.8 million in COVID-related funding for the project. Mayor Brandon Scott announced the pilot program this morning, joining several other cities nationwide in offering [...]
  • Healing Maryland’s Trauma Act passed

    BALTIMORE — Maryland is taking a different approach to trauma. By WMAR Lawmakers announced the passage of the Healing Maryland's Trauma Act Wednesday. The legislation takes Baltimore's Elijah Cummings Healing City Act and the Healing City movement to the state level. It establishes the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care and calls for a statewide healing framework. [...]