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Baltimore Summer Funding Collaborative Announces $3.5 Million for Children & Youth Programs

Senator among standout list of community partners committed to improve outcomes for children, youth

BALTIMORE, Md. – February 10, 2020 – The Baltimore Summer Funding Collaborative (the Collaborative) has awarded $3.5 million in grants to support 74 high-quality summer programs for children and youth living in low-income families throughout Baltimore City. The Collaborative is a partnership between public, private and nonprofit institutions that aims to create summer program options for families, including academic support to reduce summer learning loss, youth work opportunities and a variety of enrichment activities.

Family League announced the list of community partners and stand outs to be recognized at its 2019 Annual Meeting and Celebration. This year’s celebration includes the Engage in Transformation 2020 Interactive Experience sponsored by Comcast. This multimedia showcase tells the story of the organization’s work, its investments, and the partners who make it all possible while also logging the community’s ongoing needs.

Family League of Baltimore (Family League) today announced the promotion of Melissa Moore and Jenee Tucker, former Program Directors of Food Access and Community Schools, respectively, to the newly created positions of Director of Programs. The two, while managing their own distinct portfolios, will work collaboratively to develop and implement the strategic vision of the organization through their stewardship of programs.

Mayor Catherine Pugh and Family League of Baltimore today announced the 30 community-based recipients of a significant investment in the children and youth of the City of Baltimore. The $1.6 million funding package will invest resources into existing programs which have demonstrated the ability to improve outcomes for young people in the area. Programming is set to start in early March.