The Parks & People Foundation seeks qualified Architects, Landscape Architects, and Civil Engineers (Designers) to provide design services during the design phase as well as the construction phase of various park development projects at to-be-determined locations across the city of Baltimore, MD. The selected team will be expected to work collaboratively with the Park [...]
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Exciting news! We are happy to announce that Parks & People has been awarded a $60,000 Environmental Education grant to fund our Branches program by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “EPA encourages green and healthy school environments because studies show they positively affect attendance, concentration, performance and wellness of both students and teachers,” said EPA [...]
Our 2019 SuperKids might have graduated last week but this fantastic group was memorialized with this song and music video by our intern and musical maestro Anthony Kim. We've been humming this tune all day and hope you enjoy seeing all the fun they had! Next step: SuperKids at the Grammys? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPXrbhLUEHo
We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Franklin Lance (Frank) has been appointed the President and CEO of the Parks & People Foundation effective August 1, 2019. Serving as vice chair of the Parks & People Board for the last four years, Frank has been intimately familiar and involved with the work of Parks & [...]
Parks & People was thrilled to welcome Maryland's First Lady Yumi Hogan to see the progression of the Baltimore Natural Dye Initiative, a natural dye farm and processing site on our campus on Friday, June 28. The First Lady toured rows of marigolds, black-eyed Susans, and more which will serve as raw material for educational, [...]
From now until June 12, make sure your voice is heard! The future of the 11-mile stretch of the Middle Branch waterfront will be decided by you as three firms have officially presented their vision for the transformative project and are now accepting public comments. Click here to view the plans and learn more about [...]
On April 1, Parks & People is launching the 100 Book Challenge Donation Drive! We are hoping to fill our SuperKids Camp library with 100 new books by May 1 and we need your help. Every summer, we welcome more than 500 SuperKids campers to participate in the 100 Book Challenge. They are encouraged to [...]
We were thrilled to welcome Maryland's First Lady, Yumi Hogan, to our campus in March. She met with staff members to learn about our mission and programming while getting a chance to explore our 9-acre oasis in West Baltimore. Thank you for stopping by, Mrs. Hogan!
Parks & People CEO, Lisa Schroeder, has accepted an opportunity to serve as President and CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation, one of the nation's largest community foundations. Lisa will remain in her current position as leader of the PPF until May 1, 2019. Of this change, Board of Directors Chair, Matthew Kostmayer, said it best: “the [...]