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Open Works Startup Pitch Contest Offers $10K Grand Prize

Open Works, a Baltimore-based integrated makerspace, is launching a startup pitch competition and business boot camp. Participating entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to win a $10,000 grand prize, and $5,000 second place prize and $1,000 runner-up prizes. The pitch contest … Continue reading

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Johns Hopkins Researchers Suggest Baltimore Open Safe Sites For Addicts To Use Drugs

A report recently published by the Abell Foundation, the researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School suggest opening two facilities, one on the east side and the another on the west, for addicts to use drugs. While this is an unorthodox … Continue reading

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Baltimore Officials Prepare To Launch A New $12 Million Youth Fund

Baltimore is a planning a huge move that will create one of the largest grant-making operations in the nation. A 34-member task force, including members from the Catholic Charities, Associated Black Charities and Abell Foundation, will be organized to give … Continue reading

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Police Officers Will Undergo Training To Forge Better Relationships With Baltimore Youth

Law enforcement agencies across the nation are striving to find ways to improve relationships between police officers and the community. It will take a lot of work to repair the severed relationship, but Baltimore officials have taken the necessary steps … Continue reading

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A Higher Number Of Homeless Youth In Baltimore Than Previously Predicted

According to a report released on Wednesday by the Abell Foundation, the number of homeless youth is much higher than previously predicted. The report was formed from data collected by service providers, homeless advocates, the city and the University of … Continue reading

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