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Advocates Eye Tool to Fight Blight

Baltimore coalition launches effort to campaign for land bank to acquire vacant properties By Giacomo Bologna Iya Kenya MahaliyaDara loves her Northwest Baltimore home, but she’s getting tired of her neighbors. For the past seven years the 48-year-old Baltimore native has lived in a Park Heights rowhome she inherited from

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Awaking from a 35 Year Nightmare

By Patrick Govan Imagine having a nightmare that felt like it would never end, but upon awakening, you realized it only lasted with the passing of the night. Nevertheless, in that moment it felt like a lifetime had gone by. I awakened from my nightmare on February 28, 2023. That

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Make Your Voice Heard

Please let President Biden and his administration know you strongly support temporary protective status (TPS) for immigrants from Nicaragua, Nepal, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala by signing this petition from CASA. Since 1990, temporary protected status (TPS) has allowed migrants from countries with unsafe conditions to reside and work legally

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BRJA’s 20th Anniversary Event

June 14th @ 7 – 8:30pm BRJA is celebrating 20 years of working towards racial justice! Join us as we explore BRJA’s evolution, including our history, the challenges of doing anti-racism/anti-oppression work in today’s world, and where we hope to be in the next 20 years. Register for the online

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Racial Justice Trivia Night

Tuesday June, 13th @ 7pm Join Baltimore Racial Justice Action as they debunk the historical lies we’ve been taught and learn the truths that are often omitted from our history books. Questions intersect race and other areas ranging from gender, capitalism, colonzation, ableism, citizenship, etc. If you know a lot

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“The Letter” Movie Night

With its worldwide premiere on 4 October, 2022, The Letter continues to highlight the power of humanity united in action to stop the ecological crisis. This documentary movie, based on Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato Si, calls us to reflect on how we can act differently in the face of our ecological crisis. Our Environmental Justice Committee

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“Cathonomics”

Most economists would have us believe that the free market is the best form of social organization. Each individual is the best judge of his or her own needs and should be free to negotiate every economic transaction with minimal public regulation or interference. People are rational and knowledgeable; they

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Middle Branch Park Cleanup Competition

It’s a family friendly, earth friendly FUNdraiser that brings our community together to steward our public places — all for a great cause.  In the joyful spirit of service and friendly competition, Neighborhood Design Center will host the “Trash Dash,” a team Cleanup Contest on April 1, 2023, where groups

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Two Bills Aim to Tackle Baltimore’s Housing Shortage

Baltimore has a housing shortage, counterintuitive as it might sound for a city that’s lost residents for the past seven U.S. Censuses and 5.7% of its population in the past decade alone. For all its vacant houses, many aren’t habitable or need far more extensive renovations than private or public developers can currently provide at

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The Fourth Sunday of Easter

This coming week’s Gospel antiphon is “I know my sheep, and mine know me.” Jesus’ voice calls us to follow him as a shepherd not only because of his voice but because of his dedication and willingness to die for us. Some sheep are near to the shepherd. Others roam

Third Sunday of Easter

Next Weekend’s Gospel Reflection (Third Sunday of Easter) will be Luke 24:35-48 where Jesus Appears to the Disciples. Here’s a nice reflection on that passage! Click here to view this weeks’ Parish: ‘The Thought’

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

This coming week’s Gospel antiphon is “I know my sheep, and mine know me.” Jesus’ voice calls us to follow him as a shepherd not only because of his voice but because of his dedication and willingness to die for us. Some sheep are near to the shepherd. Others roam

Third Sunday of Easter

Next Weekend’s Gospel Reflection (Third Sunday of Easter) will be Luke 24:35-48 where Jesus Appears to the Disciples. Here’s a nice reflection on that passage! Click here to view this weeks’ Parish: ‘The Thought’

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