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Happy Juneteenth!

Juneteenth is the oldest African American celebrated commemoration of the ending of 200+ years of enslavement of people of African descent in the United States. Juneteenth, short for “June Nineteenth,” honors the technical emancipation of the enslaved. Originating in Galveston, Texas, Juneteenth is considered the longest-running African American holiday. Since [...]

Happy Juneteenth!2021-06-22T16:57:26+00:00

Welcome, Stacey Hubbard!

Welcome Stacey Hubbard, our new Director of Finance! Stacey hails from Chicago and moved to Baltimore about 5 years ago. She has an MBA from Robert Morris University -IL. She has almost a decade of nonprofit accounting experience. Stacey recently adopted an 80 pound pit-boxer mix named Beau during the pandemic! Beau thinks [...]

Welcome, Stacey Hubbard!2021-06-22T16:33:47+00:00

3 Park Openings, 1 day!

Parks and People Foundation Officially Opens 3 New Green Spaces in Baltimore City! What a great day for Parks and People Foundation and Baltimore City!  3 ribbon cuttings for 3 amazing communities in 3 hours. It was our immense honor to officially open three new vibrant community parks in West and East Baltimore. Through hard [...]

3 Park Openings, 1 day!2021-04-28T14:25:57+00:00

Announcing an exciting, new opportunity happening at Parks & People this spring!

Seeds of Knowledge @ Creative City Public Charter School is a six-week after-school academic enrichment program for rising 1st- 5th grade students in Baltimore City. We focus our efforts on reading, environmental literacy, social emotional learning, and fostering an appreciation of the environment through hands-on learning. Seeds of Knowledge @ Creative City Public Charter [...]

Announcing an exciting, new opportunity happening at Parks & People this spring!2021-04-21T19:39:26+00:00

Parks & People Seeking Qualified Architects, Engineers and Designers

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 [...]

Parks & People Seeking Qualified Architects, Engineers and Designers2021-03-29T14:49:54+00:00

Parks & People awarded EPA grant for Branches program

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 [...]

Parks & People awarded EPA grant for Branches program2021-03-10T11:27:55+00:00

SuperKids 2019 Music Video

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    

SuperKids 2019 Music Video2021-03-10T11:30:21+00:00

Dr. Franklin Lance appointed President and CEO of the Parks & People Foundation

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 & [...]

Dr. Franklin Lance appointed President and CEO of the Parks & People Foundation2021-03-10T11:33:19+00:00

Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan digs in to Natural Dye Initiative

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, [...]

Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan digs in to Natural Dye Initiative2021-03-10T11:34:30+00:00
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