A group of bright young Baltimoreans answer the question: What Would You Do If You Were Mayor Of Baltimore?
We take a look at positive youth programming in Baltimore with representatives from three youth organizations: Nyasha Dixon, service coordinator at the YES (Youth Empowered Society) Drop-In Center in Baltimore; Dayvon Love, Director of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and Sarah Tooley and Debra Evans, Director and Founder of 901 Arts.
We speak with members of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle about projects they are working on now. We are joined by Adam Jackson, CEO, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; and Dayvon Love, Director of Research and Public Policy, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle.
In response to the recent killing of a Latino Digital Harbor High School student, we examine African American and Latino relations in Baltimore.
AUDIO: Reactions to “Baltimore City, You’re Breaking My Heart”: Crime, Race, Class and Neighborhoods
In February 2014, LBS CEO Adam Jackson sat down with The Marc Steiner Show to discuss the an article that appeared in the Baltimore Post-Examiner, titled “Baltimore City, You’re Breaking My Heart: This is why people leave”.
AUDIO: Local News Roundup – Baltimore Reacts To Detroit, City Mismanaged Homelessness Grant, Tyrone West Autopsy Findings Withheld
We discuss the local news, including Baltimore reactions to the Detroit Bankruptcy, Baltimore’s mismanaged grant to end homelessness, and news in the Tyrone West case.
Dayvon Love, Director of Research and Public Policy for Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle and former member of the Towson University Debate Team, and Ameena Ruffin, Towson University student and current member of the TU Debate Team, join us. The university is currently investigating accusations of harassment and retaliation, including incidents documented in Love’s “Why you shouldn’t send your Black and Brown children to Towson University.”
We open a dialogue between two cities facing tough decisions on the future of education and schools: Chicago and Baltimore.
Many of these nonprofits are working to address social problems concentrated in poor neighborhoods—neighborhoods that are often populated overwhelmingly by people of color.
Today, we’ll explore the racial dynamics that come into play when white-led organizations work with these communities.