Improving Community Health

Kids to Farmers Market Program The UMB Office of Community Engagement in partnership with the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) and the Hippodrome Foundation promote proper nutrition and healthy lifestyles for students who attend our partner K-12 schools in West Baltimore. Our programming features nutrition workshops, healthy cooking demonstrations, …

Supporting Education and Youth Development

Our approach is a simple, three-prong strategy – we will support education and youth development through school partnerships, mentor programs, and by introducing youth to health care and bioscience. School Partnerships The Partnership with West Baltimore, in alignment with the Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS) community schools model, is partnering …

Strengthening Economic and Community Development

The Partnership with West Baltimore, in alignment with community-based workforce organizations, provides access to employment opportunities. Our goal is to build a pipeline of qualified applicants by leveraging strategic partnerships, removing barriers, and providing advancement opportunities. We are supporting West Baltimore residents in the following areas: Career assessment Career exploration …