Casey Seeks Grant Proposals for Baltimore Workforce Initiatives

The Casey Foundation is seeking proposals for community-based workforce initiatives in East Baltimore to help residents secure quality jobs with local employers. The Foundation’s Baltimore Civic Site will award five to 10 grants of up to $300,000 each to efforts that combine skills training, wraparound services and job placements.

March 28, 2017

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Supporting Student Success Through Elev8

A national evaluation of Elev8 shows the program has made important strides since it began in 2008, despite implementation challenges that have arisen over the years. Elev8 aims to ensure all students have the services they need, with a special focus on successful transitions to high school — which research suggests is a critical turning point in a child’s future academic success.

February 6, 2017

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Helping Babies Thrive in Baltimore

After Baltimore City’s infant mortality rate hit a record high of 128 in 2009, leaders from across the city launched B’More for Healthy Babies, a joint effort between policymakers, service providers, community organizers and residents to improve the health and well-being of Baltimore’s families.

November 23, 2016

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