“The purpose of education should be to teach students how to be honorable and effective managers of power.” John Henrik Clarke Historian BCYF Inc. has launched a new pilot program for youth leadership development in Baltimore City. The program, The Avis Ransom Institute (ARI), will train young people to be effective leaders and representatives in their […]
Robert Levine, a former actuary by day and musician by night, found his transition from crunching numbers 8-hours a day to teaching music to Baltimore’s youths an easy one. He recalls a childhood where his mother sang in a band around Baltimore, while his dad would play records by a famous R&B band named Earth, […]
On an August summer afternoon, West Baltimore’s Druid Hill park was transformed into a euphony of harmony, drum beats, and rhythmic community during the culminating event for Creative Nomad’s Drumming With Dad program. A circle, furnished with drums, djembes, maracas and family shared stories that painted pictures of strengthened family bonds, fellowship, and a […]
JEWELS and GEMs summer program introduces students to financial literacy, music education and civics
BCYF speaks with Mrs. Antoynica Ryan, Co-Founder of the Ryan Institute. JEWELS and GEMs is a BCYF Grantee and program of the Ryan Institute. Their summer program introduces students to financial literacy, music education, civics and helps prevent the summer “slide”.
The SB7 Youth Corps builds on the successful Free Your Voice program supported by Ben Franklin High School (BFHS), United Workers and Towson University.
Master Barber offers apprenticeship program for Baltimore’s youth Corey McDaniel, Master Barber and Founder of Conscious Heads Barbering Bootcamp, speaks about the importance of Baltimore Children & Youth Fund.
Led Ladies is standing in the gap and providing services for women in need of housing assistance.
Ashia, filmmaker and student with the Griot Works program, documents their recent trip to Ghana.
The transition board of the Baltimore Children & Youth Fund will be presents its financial plan for Fiscal Year 2022 to community members.
Joining Tom now are two African American activists and organizers who are part of the leadership team steering The Baltimore Children and Youth Fund.