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Wednesday June 26, 2019

School Board reflections with Cheryl Casciani

We're sitting down with Cheryl Casciani, the outgoing president of the board of commissioners of the Baltimore City Public Schools (she's also BCF director of special projects). She'll reflect on the challenges and successes during her tenure, and look to the future.

ON THE CALL
Andrew Waldman
Communications Officer
Cheryl Casciani
Director of Special Projects

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Friday August 16, 2019

Regional Economic Development Planning

In a Baltimore Sun op-ed published July 29, BCF’s Patti Chandler and RBC Global Asset Management’s Catherine Banat advocated for a regional economic development plan that aligns with the unique needs of the Baltimore community. The writers join us August 16 to discuss how such a plan might provide a road map to economic success.

ON THE CALL
Andrew Waldman
Communications Officer
Patti Chandler
Vice President, Finance & Administration
Catherine Banat
Director of U.S. Responsible Investing, RBC Global Asset Management

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Tuesday April 23, 2019

Baltimore Women's Giving Circle

The Baltimore Women's Giving Circle is a major grantmaking force in Baltimore. With over 450 members, the Circle has made $5.3 million in grants to organizations that focus on promoting self-sufficiency for women and their families in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

ON THE CALL
Andrew Waldman
Communications Officer
Dawna Cobb
Co-Chair, The Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle
Anthony Pressley
Executive Director, Druid Hill CDC

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Wednesday February 20, 2019

Judy Center Research

Judy Centers bring together community resources to help families get their children ready for kindergarten, and Baltimore's Judy Centers have been showing success in improving school readiness. Researchers from the Baltimore Education Research Consortium are beginning to release their results from a recent study of Judy Centers. What have they found? We talk about the study with Dr. Jeffrey Grigg of BERC and Crystal Francis of Baltimore City Schools.

ON THE CALL
Andrew Waldman
Communications Officer
Jeffery Grigg, PhD
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Education
Sarah Bollard
City Wide Judy Center Coordinator for Baltimore City Schools

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