On August 31, Visionary Partner Organization Arts Every Day had a mural unveiling at Cecil Elementary School's back-to-school barbecue. Arts Every Day awarded $20,000 to five Baltimore City Public Schools to implement large-scale arts projects that will have a long-term impact on their students and surrounding community.
T. Rowe Price Foundation President John Brothers discussed the foundation's commitment to West Baltimore in partnership with organizations like Baltimore Corps in an article for Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.
On August 26, Elevation Awardee Aisha DaCosta's umbrella organization I am OKah! hosted a first-time "Golf for Greatness" event to support their mission of unlocking greatness in our Baltimore scholars.
On August 17, Elevation Awardee Michelle Antoinette Nelson hosted a night of social impact storytelling as part of the Red Bull Amaphiko festival. Among the stories told? Shannon Epps' Loads of Love, another Elevation Awardee!
Elevation Awardee Brittany Young and Cohort 3 Fellow C. Harvey were selected as Red Bull Amaphiko Academy social entrepreneurs, providing an accelerator to enable them to grow their businesses and impact.
Our Elevation Awardee trip to New York to meet with Echoing Green and fellow social innovators was featured by The Renewal Project.
August was a busy month for Elevation Awardee Brittany Young, with a dirt bike clinic, participation in the Red Bull Amaphiko Festival, and the Mayor's Block Party, just to name a few events B-360 Baltimore has been a part of, connecting Baltimore's passion for dirt bikes with STEM education and careers. Check out the B-360 Facebook page for more information or to schedule your own clinic!