Baltimore Collegetown Network
Baltimore is a great college town! There are more than 120,000 college students in Baltimore and the region is buzzing with the energy of its institutions, industries, culture and a character all its own.The Baltimore Collegetown Network brings 14 area colleges and universities together with government, business and community leaders to develop and market Baltimore as a vibrant place to live and learn. Through partnerships, marketing initiatives and advocacy, BCN works to change perceptions about the city, support cultural offerings, improve transportation systems and expand services in the region. We are dedicated to strengthening the links among the city's educational, cultural and community institutions to take full advantage of the creative energy they represent.
Since its founding in 1966, the National Organization for Women's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society. The Baltimore NOW chapter has just been reactivated this year and eager to connect with young feminists (women and men) in Baltimore.
Central Baltimore Partnership
The Central Baltimore Partnership (CBP) is a coalition of neighborhood, private, public and institutional interests that are implementing a comprehensive community development strategy in the Central Baltimore area - an area that is roughly bordered by the Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus to the north, Greenmount Avenue to the east, Mt. Royal Avenue to the south and Fallsway to the west. We are engaging, either directly or indirectly, stakeholders who are concerned about this area.
the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland (GLCCB)
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland (GLCCB) seeks to achieve equality, understanding, and respect for the diversity of the greater Baltimore GLBT community while also providing quality support services, facilities, and professional resources for the development and well-being of individuals and groups.
Enoch Pratt Free Library
The Enoch Pratt Free Library is one of the oldest free public library systems in the United States. We serve the residents of Baltimore with locations throughout the city, and the residents of Maryland as the State Library Resource Center.
Our mission is "to provide equal access to information and services that empower, enrich, and enhance the quality of life for all."
The Franciscan Center
The Franciscan Center, founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Baltimore in 1968, is an outreach agency with a mission to provide emergency assistance and supportive outreach to persons who are economically disenfranchised in an effort to assist them in realizing their self-worth and dignity as people of God.
We serve people in need regardless of age, race, creed or national origin. Some are unable to work due to chronic illness. Some are homeless. Some earn wages below the poverty guideline. Some are members of families who have lost their means of support. Some suffer from mental illness. Some have HIV/AIDS.
Our goal is to give immediate response and relief to our clients' emergency needs and help them resolve the conditions that place them at risk.
Fusion Partnerships, Inc.
Through collaborative action, including fiscal sponsorship, Fusion Partnerships works to be a catalyst for social justice. We provide incubation capacity building support and 501 c3 fiscal sponsorship for emerging, grassroots community based programs working for social justice in Baltimore. We also foster collaboration and community building initiatives. We currently support over 50 programs.
We are a busy downtown non-profit hostel within the Hostelling International network, which focuses on providing inexpensive accommodations for travelers. Through the communal living which hostelling inspires, folks are able to share their experiences with other travelers from all over the world. It is also our mission to reach out into the community in order to provide education on safe and affordable travel, sustainability, personal independence, and cultural diversity.
The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore Sun Media Group (BSMG) publishes The Baltimore Sun and baltimoresun.com as well as b, a free weekly. In print and online, BSMG reaches 1.2 million readers each week in the Baltimore area, making it the region's most widely read source of news and information.
The Family Tree
The Family Tree's mission is to improve our community by providing families with proven solutions to prevent child abuse and neglect.
WYPR 88.1 FM Radio
Serving the metropolitan Baltimore area and the state of Maryland, the mission of Your Public Radio is to broadcast programs of intellectual integrity and cultural merit which enrich the minds and spirits of our listeners and ultimately strengthen the communities we serve.