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Initiative’s Work in Baltimore Neighborhood Leads to Drop in Infant Mortality

For years, disinvestment resulted in health disparities for residents of Baltimore’s Upton/Druid Heights neighborhood, including a high infant mortality rate. Learn how a city initiative has helped to spur a significant drop in infant mortality.

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A public-private initiative in Baltimore traces potential COVID-19 infections and coordinates care for those who contract the disease. The Baltimore Health Corps is also stimulating the economy by creating jobs, hiring 275 “contact tracers” and community health workers over six months.

Increasing Opportunities for Baltimore Kids and Families

Summer Grants Program

Our Baltimore Direct Services Grants program supports community-based or community-serving nonprofits providing summer activities for children and youth in Baltimore City.

A New School

Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School — the city's first newly constructed school in more than 20 years — takes a holistic approach to education.

Elev8 Baltimore

This initiative provides school-based health services, resources, support and out-of-school opportunities to East Baltimore middle school students and their families.