Posts filed under ‘Safety Net’
This week, police arrested a Baltimore woman for stabbing her baby during a supervised visit with a social worker. We’ll talk to Molly McGrath, director of the Baltimore division of the Department of Social Services, and National Child Welfare Workforce Institute director Nancy Dickerson will tell us how dangerous a social worker’s job can be everyday.
Students at Johns Hopkins University and University of Maryland College Park are holding rallies and events this week under the banner, “My Generation Will be Free.” They want to end human trafficking, which is a major problem in Maryland, and getting worse for minors. We talk to one of the students hosting the events, and to the director of an organization that helps victims of trafficking.
Today, the St. Frances Academy Community Center in East Baltimore will host the 10th annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Job Fair. Sheilah talks to Ralph Moore, director of the Community Center.
We visit Robert Cradle, a barber who’s giving free cuts–and a new self-image–to Maryland’s homeless.
We talk with an advocate, a researcher, and a blogger about what it’s like to be homeless in Baltimore.
Are women being treated unfairly at one of the city’s newest homeless shelters?
Advances made in HIV treatment over a decade ago are offering new hope to hepatitis sufferers. Frederick County Hepatitis Clinic director Dr. Syed Haque will tell us about this expensive new treatment, and he’ll tell us who should come to the clinic’s free hepatitis screening tomorrow.
Anne Kubisch and Keith Alexander of the Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change tell us what happened when they invited 30 civic and philanthropic leaders from Baltimore City to spend a weekend on the Shore talking about dismantling the structural roots of racial inequality.