Community Highlights

Solo Gibbs Park Ribbon Cutting

Solo Gibbs Park Ribbon Cutting! Parks & People had the incredible honor of attending the #RecRollOut event alongside Baltimore Rec & Park, Mayor Brandon Scott, South Baltimore Gateway Partnership, city and state representatives, and the Sharp-Leadenhall community. Together, we celebrated the transformative journey of this park and the positive impact it will have on [...]

Solo Gibbs Park Ribbon Cutting2023-06-27T17:02:14+00:00

Easter Egg Hunt 2023!

🌟Parks & People Easter Egg Hunt🌟 Brought to you by Truist! Join us for our FREE Easter Egg Hunt for music, candy, moon bounce and more! Feel free to bring a picnic lunch or purchase one at our food trucks! ❣️ Saturday, April 8th 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on our campus: 2100 Liberty [...]

Easter Egg Hunt 2023!2023-03-27T17:40:05+00:00

Happy Black History Month!

Happy Black History Month! As we celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Americans this month, it's also important to recognize and confront the injustices and inequalities that continue to plague our society. One such injustice is the history of redlining in Baltimore, a piece of racist history which [...]

Happy Black History Month!2023-02-17T16:04:22+00:00

Cecil Elementary Groundbreaking!

🌟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 [...]

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
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