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!2021-08-31T19:08:59+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

Middle Branch public comment period now open!

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 [...]

Middle Branch public comment period now open!2021-03-10T11:35:41+00:00

Join the 100 Book Challenge Donation Drive

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 [...]

Join the 100 Book Challenge Donation Drive2021-03-10T11:39:23+00:00
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