Courtesy of Iya Dammons. No matter how challenging this year has been for the business, Harlan continues to strive. Now, that value is intensified. But they rarely ask for anything in return.
Enter Christine Michel Carter—herself a mom of two—who has long advocated for the working mom, pandemic or not. Her ultimate vision is to make BAD the choice destination for Black food, arts, retail, and culture. Courtesy of Diane Fink. In announcing the Center Stage season, Ybarra reaffirmed her commitment to access, inclusion, and community at the theater. Throughout her life, Nicole Hanson-Mundell has felt strongly about the right to vote.
Fifty-two percent of the population is female, and our representation should reflect that. The owner of Greedy Re bookstores—her first one in Fells Point, and her latest, in Remington—has created two such spaces.
To wit, Wight Tea Co. Reidy, who founded her firm inhas worked all over the D. Both are scheduled to open in early Reidy, who has a background in both photography and graphic de, draws inspiration from historical residential architecture, adaptive reuse building, and nature, and likes to incorporate the work of local craftspeople in her de. But she also teaches them to wield that power, making demands about access, policy, and personnel. She was also named Legislator of the Year by Maryland Hunger Solutions in for her work on food deprivation issues and remains a progressive legislator for Baltimore City in Annapolis, advocating for greater investment in public transit and equitable public-school funding.
Through her work with primary and secondary schools, Shimano has helped expand STEM opportunities in city schools and engage hundreds of students with citizen science and experiential learning, guiding them into careers that could benefit all our futures. She worked for seven years in various roles at the Enoch Pratt Public Library, including a stint as assistant to former Pratt director and now Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden. InCampbell co-founded Free Your Voice with some classmates, and through research, marches, petitions, and direct appeals to legislators, they stopped the building of that incinerator.
That year, more than people were killed in Baltimore, mostly Black men.
Policy & advocacy
Reidy ended up deing both of their Whitehall Mill stalls. So, she and her friends did some research. This summer, following the death of George Floyd, Jones charged a legislative working group with addressing the way police are trained, and how they are investigated and disciplined.
Courtesy of Nicole Hanson-Mundell. After all, as the president of the economic development agency Downtown Partnership, her mission is to get people downtown again for shopping, dining, and events; help businesses reopen and rehire; and keep commercial office and retail space filled. Baltimore has always been a town that honors and elevates women. With the help of artist Jamie Grace Alexander, the effort was organized by Baltimore Safe Haven, a neighborhood nonprofit that serves the transgender community founded by Iya Dammons in You sometimes forget Jessy Dressin is a rabbi.
But after spending a year in jail, she lost that power. Think about some of the most beautiful new restaurant spaces in Baltimore and chances are that interior deer Tiffanni Reidy has created them. Her work—vivid photographs and collages that showcase the Black experience in all its vibrancy, humanity, and beauty—has been seen in the SunWashington PostThe New York TimesVanity FairThe Atavistand, on occasion, this magazine. They are more communicative. Throughout her nearly year career in the hospitality industry, Ginny Lawhorn has always considered her fellow bartenders and servers her alternative family.
First, as founder and director of Charm City Tribe, an initiative to engage young adults interested in Jewish culture, and now through her work at Repair the World Baltimore, which mobilizes Jews to take action to pursue a just world. Courtesy of Lynn B. KAHN Founder and Executive Director, Baltimore Hunger Project51 School systems place a lot of emphasis on making sure students are fed throughout the week, but what happens to food-insecure families on Saturdays and Sundays?
Courtesy of Lady Brion. They found out that a large incinerator and a landfill were in her neighborhood, right near the school—and that an even larger incinerator was about to be built. Courtesy of Shashawnda Campbell. And she should know. Courtesy of Erricka Bridgeford. It holds memories and emotions.
The conditions of teleworking combined with increased child-care demands are a perfect storm for bias against working moms—especially Black women. These are my experiences, and they give me this wide-ranging emotional and spiritual wherewithal to navigate and engage with murder. Slowly but surely, Creamer is turning Baltimore into an urban oasis, promoting additional greenspace, and thus habitat, around the city.
Harlan, Fadensonnen, Angels Ate Lemons Hehot by Landon Mckinley. As a spoken word artist, teacher, and activist, Lady Brion believes in the transformative power of art. And when COVID hit, that output ramped up to provide groceries—complete with handwritten notes of encouragement, books, and art supplies—to 2, families per week. Inshe proposed the idea of turning the historic area around Pennsylvania Avenue into a deated Black arts district.
Fleischaker even spotted a marriage proposal at one of her shops! Hehot by Tatiana Mullin. Shashawnda Campbell was a student at Benjamin Franklin High School in South Baltimore when she began asking a crucial question: Why did so many of her classmates have asthma? And even the pandemic has not slowed her down: Harlan took that time to launch the Pisa Y Corre carryout concept at Clavel along with her business partner, Sinaloan chef Carlos Raba. The 30 emerging leaders featured in this story are simply following in that long, great tradition.
They are moving Baltimore forward, shaping the future of the region in terms of its priorities, policies, and passions—and inspiring others with their compassion and empathy. They are our politicians and business leaders, our artists and activists. Her own brother, David, was murdered in Beyond her professional work and activism as a social reformer, Bridgeford has become a spiritual leader and healing presence in a city all too often in need of both.
During that time, she rose to the rank of colonel, overseeing all nine districts. Like all small-business owners, Fleischaker has had her ups and downs lately, but she believes that COVID will ultimately be a boon for her business. The online data tracker would eventually garner more than 4. Courtesy of Chief Melissa Hyatt.
We connect maryland so it can thrive
Leana Wen declared the professor a leader among us. More affirming. Hehot by Catrece Ann Tipton. Since ing CASA three years later, her agenda has included everything from employment, literacy training, and police reform to citizenship and legal services. As such, she has seized every opportunity to step up and support them—whether that means assisting the team at her aptly named Fells Point restaurant, Friends and Family, with insurance enrollment and ensuring income stability, or organizing programs to help the greater restaurant community protect their mental and physical well-being.
Since its first class inEmerge Maryland, which recruits, trains, and provides Democratic women with a network to run for office, has assisted more than candidates. But she remains undaunted. That was the principle that led Lynne B. Kahn to start Baltimore Hunger Project in What began as a lunch distribution operation out of her garage has grown into a volunteer-based nonprofit that supports more than kids in 23 local schools.
Sworn into the House of Delegates inBrooke Lierman quickly made a mark. I see us expanding the of kids we serve, but also figuring out how we can strengthen the bodies and the minds. Be generous.
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And her installations exploring the nature of archives, how they develop and what exactly they preserve and perpetuate, not only documents Black life and stories, but ensures they persist for the future. Building relationships that are substantive and not just transactional is so important in a hyper-segregated city like Baltimore, she says.
Data and reports
Harris, whom the couple now counts as a close friend. But in recent years, the Baltimore native has emerged as a clear leader in an evolving food world, using her In Absence Of Studio to reimagine our relationship with food as more than just Instagram fodder but a tool for social change. I will continue to create in Baltimore. When it comes to the next generation of female leadership, her highest hope is that, once post-pandemic rehiring happens, it starts with minority women. School systems place a lot of emphasis on making sure students are fed throughout the week, but what happens to food-insecure families on Saturdays and Sundays?
When it comes to protecting the environment, Baltimore has a fearless champion in Susie Creamer. It can be powerful in the way it shapes how we view our relationship to one another.
Speaking of personnel, Vice President Kamala Harris is a great first step. Courtesy of Rabbi Dressin. My next hope is that you see the leaders, and then you see the leaders become owners.