Community Highlights

Cecil Elementary Groundbreaking!

ūüĆüCecil Elementary Outdoor Classroom Groundbreaking! ūüĆü 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 [...]

Cecil Elementary Groundbreaking!2023-01-24T19:08:01+00:00

Ribbon Cutting: Chase Bank Community Center!

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 [...]

Ribbon Cutting: Chase Bank Community Center!2022-12-09T17:26:08+00:00

RFP: Baltimore Black Sox Project

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, [...]

RFP: Baltimore Black Sox Project2022-11-18T16:38:57+00:00

Notes from the Black Butterfly Lecture with Dr. Brown

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. [...]

Notes from the Black Butterfly Lecture with Dr. Brown2022-10-27T16:21:33+00:00

Darley Park Lighting Ceremony!

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 [...]

Darley Park Lighting Ceremony!2022-08-12T16:17:52+00:00

RFP-Consultant for the Baltimore Black Sox Project!

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 [...]

RFP-Consultant for the Baltimore Black Sox Project!2022-08-12T11:58:40+00:00

Parks & People’s Juneteenth Observation!

Celebrating Freedom: A Historical Narrative This year, Parks & People had its first official Juneteenth observation. Since this is a relatively young national holiday, our Diversity Equity Inclusion Justice Committee thought it would be beneficial to our staff and board to host a lecture on the background of [...]

Parks & People’s Juneteenth Observation!2022-06-21T15:25:21+00:00

Parks & People Health & Wellness Fair!

Parks & People invites you to free health screenings for dental health, diabetes, hypertension, HIV, and mental health awareness, free for the whole family! We also invite you to use this time to register for our free six-week summer academic and environmental camp. SuperKids Camp is open to all Baltimore City rising 1st through [...]

Parks & People Health & Wellness Fair!2022-05-19T20:09:53+00:00
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