Working together to strengthen the Mondawmin community
Determined to change the narrative
While we have come a long way since those early days, the ultimate hope is that TouchPoint will be replicated in other Baltimore communities by other committed corporate partners.
Thread engages underperforming high school students confronting significant barriers outside of the classroom by providing each one with a family of committed volunteers and increased access to community resources. They foster students’ academic advancement and personal growth into self-motivated, resilient and responsible citizens.
Center for Urban Families’ core mission is to strengthen urban communities by helping fathers and families achieve stability and economic success. Since 1999, CFUF has served over 26,000 vulnerable Baltimoreans providing the bridge that many have needed to attain sustainability, while emerging as a leader in the national conversation on responsible fatherhood and black male achievement. Today they’ve grown to serve more than 1,500 men and women a year, securing over 6,400 full time jobs for them upon completion of the workforce development initiative.
Baltimore Corps’ program exists to promote the success of individuals and communities in Baltimore. Their focus extends to organizations, future leaders, youth and families, but everything begins and ends with creating opportunity for people.