Culture, Featured, Lifeline, Mt. Washington

Baltimore Clayworks to File for Bankruptcy, Shut Down

0 Written by: | Monday, Jul 17, 2017 5:00pm

Photo via Mount Washington Village Association

Baltimore Clayworks is calling it quits.

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Featured, Giving

Baltimore Clayworks Launches Fundraiser to Keep Operating this Summer, Needs $50K

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 2:35pm

Photo via Mount Washington Village Association

With a $3.7 million sale in the works for its two buildings on Smith Avenue, ceramics nonprofit Baltimore Clayworks could soon have enough money to once again become financially solvent. However, assuming state officials approve the sale this summer, the group still won’t be receiving any of that money until at least September.

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Culture, Mt. Washington, Real Estate & Home

Opponents of Clayworks Sale: ‘Our Campaign is Continuing’

4 Written by: | Friday, Jun 02, 2017 3:32pm

Protesters outside Baltimore Clayworks in April.

Community members petitioning for Baltimore Clayworks to forego selling its two historic Mount Washington buildings say they’re not done fighting.

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Featured, Lifeline, Schools

Young Audiences’ Summer Arts Academy Helps Low-Income Students Get Ahead

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 02, 2017 10:26am

Photo via Young Audiences of Maryland

On June 13, students across Baltimore City will exit school to enjoy the warm weather and some restored weekday freedom. About a month later, city schools and local nonprofit Young Audiences will bring more than 1,000 of them back to brush up on their reading and math skills.

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Featured, Money & Power, Real Estate & Home

Live Baltimore’s Marketing Director Promoted to Executive Director Position

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 30, 2017 3:35pm

Photo via Live Baltimore

After four years spent running Live Baltimore’s marketing department, Annie Milli will step in as the organization’s leader next month.

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Culture, Featured, Mt. Washington, Real Estate & Home

Baltimore Clayworks Rejects Sale-Leaseback Offer for its Gallery Building

9 Written by: | Friday, May 19, 2017 3:46pm

Photo via Mount Washington Village Association

The trustees of Baltimore Clayworks have turned down a purchase offer from a businessman who wants to help the art organization retain at least one of its two buildings in Mount Washington.

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Money & Power

Blue Water Baltimore Appoints Board Member Jenn Aiosa to be New Executive Director

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 09, 2017 3:51pm

The waterway-restoring nonprofit Blue Water Baltimore has hired one of its board members with decades of environmental advocacy and policy experience in Maryland to be its new permanent director.

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Featured, Money & Power

Dru Schmidt-Perkins Stepping Down as Head of Nonprofit 1000 Friends of Maryland

1 Written by: | Thursday, May 04, 2017 1:08pm

Dru Perkins-Schmidt, courtesy of 1000 Friends of Maryland

After nearly 20 years, Dru Schmidt-Perkins is stepping down as head of 1000 Friends of Maryland.

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Downtown, Lifeline

The Women’s Exchange Seeks Partners to Help Repurpose its Building Downtown

0 Written by: | Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 12:59pm

Photo via Women’s Exchange

 

The Women’s Exchange on N. Charles Street, once the site of a lunchroom known for its tomato aspic and chicken salad, has launched a new effort to find partners and affiliates to help repurpose its commercial spaces so it can carry on its mission to help women gain economic independence.

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Lifeline

Southwest Partnership Launches ‘Southwest Works’ to Connect Residents with Jobs

0 Written by: | Monday, Feb 13, 2017 12:41pm

Rachel Goodrich, career navigator for the new Southwest Works program

A nonprofit that serves more than a half-dozen Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods is transforming the scope of its work with the launch of a new workforce development program.

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