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  • A plea for moral imagination [Commentary]

    A plea for moral imagination [Commentary]
    The public outcry against the proposed construction of a $70-million juvenile jail in Baltimore City over the past several years — and the subsequent halting of that plan — sent a strong message to the governor, as well as juvenile services...
  • Talk about environmental justice in Baltimore

    Talk about environmental justice in Baltimore
    How can Baltimoreans "strive for environmental justice for all citizens, particularly in the face of climate change?" That's one of the central questions to be tackled Thursday evening at a forum put on by the Friends of Maryland's Olmsted Parks &...
  • 'Anchor' collaboration will move city forward [Commentary]

    'Anchor' collaboration will move city forward [Commentary]
    When Baltimore's government, colleges, businesses, non-profits, arts institutions and citizens work together, the city's future comes into more distinct focus. It is a future where creativity and innovation are competitive advantages, where our culture...
  • Obama launches effort aimed at black, Hispanic men

    Obama launches effort aimed at black, Hispanic men
    Breaking with his past reluctance to tailor policies to specific racial groups, President Barack Obama on Thursday launched a federal program aimed at improving the economic and educational status of young black and Hispanic men. The initiative, which...
  • City closes about 20 rec centers; private groups fill gap

    City closes about 20 rec centers; private groups fill gap
    Dozens of boys and girls stretched to a Taylor Swift song before an all-out dance session. Outside, a group of children did cannon balls and splashed in the pool. Others awaited the star attractions of the recreation center at Liberty Elementary School...
  • Study says Maryland 10th in nation in child well-being

    Study says Maryland 10th in nation in child well-being
    Maryland, which has seen improvements in childhood education and health in recent years, ranks No. 10 in the country for overall child well-being, according to a report released today by the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation. Despite the high...
  • Texas vs. Connecticut: When It Comes To Kids, We Win

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry came to Connecticut recently trying to convince businesses here that they'd be far better off moving to the Lone Star State. Maybe, unless those corporate types have children. According to this year's Kids Count ratings, Texas...
  • Report finds youth incarceration on steep decline in Md., U.S.

    Report finds youth incarceration on steep decline in Md., U.S.
    The rate of youth confinement in Maryland declined by nearly half over a 13-year period, outpacing the national average amid a "sea change" in the approach toward dealing with young people who break the law, according to a report released by a national...
  • Progress at DJS

    Progress at DJS
    The independent watchdog agency that oversees Maryland's Department of Juvenile Services recently released a report showing the state made important progress last year toward improving conditions for youths held in its three largest juvenile detention...
  • Smartening Up On Approach To Young Offenders

    Two reports released this week establish Connecticut as a national leader in the trend to end the costly and counterproductive reliance on incarceration for youthful offenders. A Kids Count Data Snapshot released on Wednesday by the Annie E. Casey...
  • When the heart says Baltimore and the head says D.C.

    When the heart says Baltimore and the head says D.C.
    Five years ago, I thought I might have to leave Baltimore. Not because I wanted to but because I thought I needed to. It was 2008. Like many employers, Urbanite magazine, where I worked, was feeling the effects of the Great Recession, so I would soon...