🌟Cecil Elementary Outdoor Classroom Groundbreaking! 🌟 In collaboration with our partners, we had the honor of breaking ground on Cecil Elementary's outdoor classroom! Led by Principal Aleesha Manning, Cecil Elementary School is a model public school in the Midway neighborhood, serving over 300 students each year. This outdoor classroom is the [...]
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Parks & People celebrates the reinvestment in West Baltimore by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Bank! Chase Bank’s Community Center grand opening in Mondawmin Mall is a continuation of the positive developments in our neighborhood. Chase is not only prioritizing Black banking, but also plans on hosting free individualized financial services such [...]
Each year on Giving Tuesday, we unite to create transformative change in our local communities through the power of philanthropic giving. Please join us this Giving Tuesday and make a donation to Parks & People as we work to improve the lives of Baltimore City residents through green space development and academic programming. Your [...]
Grief doesn't end at a funeral. Most of us know what it means to mourn a loved one. Fewer of us knew that pain as a child. Parks & People had the honor to cut the ribbon on one of the most moving projects yet; Roberta's House Mediation Garden. Roberta's House is a family [...]
A message from our president: On August 1, 2022, Parks & People, in partnership with the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, issued a RFP for a consultant who can lead the effort to honor the Baltimore Black Sox. We were pleased by the number of inquiries and comments we received. In total transparency, the comments, [...]
If you had the chance to attend Parks & People's "Black Butterfly" seminar with the wonderful Dr. Lawrence Brown, thank you! We appreciate your continued support of our programs, projects, and events. Everything we do is in the hope that we can improve Baltimore through green space and education, because everybody deserves a park. [...]
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The lights at Darley Gateway Park are officially on! Triumphantly, after 5 (yes, FIVE) years of effort, Darley Gateway Park is the first predominately African-American park in the city with high end, decorative lighting. After years of planning, designing, and implementing the community's vision, the lights are the last piece of the puzzle to [...]
Parks & People is seeking a consultant for Reimagine Middle Branch's dedication to the Baltimore Black Sox! Since 2018, P&P has collaborated with South Baltimore Gateway Partnership (SBGP), Baltimore City’s Mayor’s Office, Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks (BCRP), Baltimore City Department of Planning and a number of community leaders, elected officials, and [...]