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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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Tuesday January 29, 2019

Regional Transit Planning

Maryland's lawmakers approved legislation last year that requires the Maryland Transit Administration to lay out a long-term plan for the region. What does that mean? On January 29, we'll sit down with the Central Maryland Transportation to find out how this plan is progressing.

ON THE CALL
Andrew Waldman
Communications Officer
Eric Norton
CMTA Director  of Policy and Programs
Tafadzwa (Taffy) Gwitira
Transportation Advocate

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Thursday December 20, 2018

Equity in School Funding: Education Trust report

BCF recently commissioned a report on equity and school funding in Maryland from The Education Trust which shows deep gaps in funding across Maryland, particularly in districts that serve students of color. We’re sitting down with Robert Ruffins of The Education Trust on December 20 to discuss the report and how equity can be included in the effort to reform education in Maryland. View the report here.

ON THE CALL
Andrew Waldman
Communications Officer
Robert Ruffin
Senior Associate, The Education Trust

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