On June 28, Fellow Evan Behrle spoke as part of the "Children's Vision and Eye Care: Coverage, Communities, and Care" panel at the Focus on Eye Health National Summit hosted by Prevent Blindness. As a Fellow with the Baltimore City Health Department, Behrle serves as Special Assistant to the Chiefs of Staff.
On June 23, Elevation Awardee JaMar Jones hosted a happy hour, publicly introducing Filmmakers Meetup and some of the Meetup's inaugural cohort, as well as showcasing the remodeled room used for programming. Founder of Six Point Pictures in Southwest Baltimore, Jones established Filmmakers Meetup to provide a workshop series and collaborative workspace for filmmakers of color. Check out pictures in our Facebook album...
On June 22, The Baltimore Sun ran an Op-Ed by Fellow Eva Wingren, entitled, "If we want the arts in Baltimore, we need artists." Eva is a Community Investment Fellow with the Baltimore Community Foundation, and a New Economy Maryland Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.
On June 20, President & CEO Fagan Harris received the Health Equity Leadership Award from the Baltimore City Health Department.
On June 16, an OpEd appeared in The Hill by Baltimore Corps alum and Associate Director of Health Policy at Cure Violence Matan Zeimer: Violence Should Be Treated as a Health Issue.
Check out the video now available of Fellow Jeremy Pesner's previously noted TEDxHerndon Talk on futurism.