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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake honors homeless who lost their lives

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings- Blake addressed a crowd at the Inner Harbor Amphitheatre Saturday proclaiming Dec, 21, 2013 Homeless Person’s Memorial Day in Baltimore. Homeless Person’s Memorial Day (HPMD) has been held here for about fourteen years, according to the Reverend […]

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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake honors homeless who lost their lives

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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings- Blake addressed a crowd at the Inner Harbor Amphitheatre Saturday proclaiming Dec, 21, 2013 Homeless Person’s Memorial Day in Baltimore. Homeless Person’s Memorial Day (HPMD) has been held here for about fourteen years, according to the Reverend […]

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Homeless community updates and alerts

Adrienne Breidenstine speaking at the BMore Housing for All meeting. Baltimore, we have several urgent matters regarding the homeless community in town. It’s getting colder outside; last winter 106 homeless

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Silent Art Auction for Word on the Street

Word on the Street is Baltimore’s grassroots newspaper, which is written and produced by the homeless, formerly homeless, allies and advocates, will be holding a silent art auction fundraiser. The WOTS Silent

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Heritage United Church of Christ takes up offering to help Baltimore’s homeless

(Thank you  Reverend Colin, Reverend Kevin A. Slayton, Bonnie Lane and Pastor Julius Jefferson At Heritage United Church of Christ for Labor in the Pulpit, Photo Credit: Rachel Kutler) On SundayI

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Books & BBQ brings out Baltimore’s hungry readers

Amir,  2, held up his book for me to see. Duane Davis “Shorty” created "Books & BBQ" to help promote reading in Baltimore. “I started Books and BBQ in 2006 at

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Rape and abuse survivors could get national monument

New Lens ladies Cinneah El-Amin, Megan Sherman, Donnichia McAfee join Rebecca Nagle of FORCE facilitating workshop. (Chelsea Monae) On Tuesday August 6, 2013 FORCE led a conversation in the Enoch Pratt

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BBQ for Baltimore’s homeless draws 700 participants

Tony Simmons is behind that grill. (Bill Hughes) I organized the Word on the Street 2nd Annual BBQ for the Homeless again this year. We had more than 700 homeless

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Hollywood Diner’s Chef Richard (Rico) White fights for Baltimore’s at-risk youth

Chef Richard (Rico) White , owner of the Hollywood Diner, started Thomasino’s Training Program for at-risk youth ages 16 to 25. He teaches them everything about the restaurant business, from

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Baltimore’s real ‘Faces of Homelessness’

I am a member of Baltimore’s Faces of Homelessness Speaker’s Bureau. We are a volunteer collective of homeless and formerly homeless people who tell people our real life stories

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Violence against women: Trading safety for survival

I attended a serious event Wednesday called Trading Safety For Survival. The Facebook event depicts it as “A Conversation about Violence Against Women in the Sex Trade and the

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