$70,000 - Y.A.R. (Youth as Resources), Baltimore
This sixth year national CCHD grant will continue to promote and support the outstanding work of Y.A.R.'s Board driven youth and community outreach, fostering peer to peer connections. Youth led community organizing, funded by this grant will a aid Task Force members in identifying needs and working on issues to make lasting changes.
Contact: Julie Reeder, 2 East Read St. 9th Floor, Baltimore 21202, Phone: 410-576-9551
$25,000 - OUT FOR JUSTICE, Baltimore
This sixth year national CCHD grant will continue the needed advocacy to change local and state laws making it so difficult for previously incarcerated persons and their families to benefit from ordinary opportunities for everyday living. Leadership skills development and new member recruiting is essential.
Contact: Trina Selden, 2505 N. Charles St. Baltimore 21218, Phone: 443-794-9411
$25,000 - CITY WIDE SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVOCACY PROJECT, Baltimore
After a valiant effort to apply and receive their own 501C3 status, City Wide is now on solid ground to continue the advocacy needed to provide normal educational opportunities for disabled children in the Baltimore City schools system. Within our experience, the local CCHD committee promotes CWSEAP as one of best examples of CCHD's rationale and goals.
Contact: Sandra Spears, 3023 Piedmont Ave. Baltimore 21217, Phone: 410-523-3225
$20,000 - IMMIGRATION ACTION OUTREACH CENTER, Baltimore
Now in its second term of CCHD national funding, the Center's grant this year will enable IOSC to partner with immigrants to help them allay their fears so they can organize fully on their own behalf to bring about comprehensive immigration reform.
Contact: Owen C. Charles, 5401 Loch Raven Blvd. Baltimore 21239, Phone: 410-323-8598
$13,000 - ARUNDEL HOUSE OF HOPE, Glen Burnie, MD
To continue their outstanding organizing and working for social change within their 75+ member churches community, the House of Hope will use this grant as a springboard. Addressing homelessness with lobbying efforts in Annapolis, promoting job opportunities and inclusive, affordable housing, the House of Hope moves forward.
Contact: Mario Berninzoni 514 N. Crain Hwy. Suite K, Glen Burnie, MD 21061, Phone: 410-863-4888
$12,000 - NO BOUNDARIES COALITION, Baltimore
This local CCHD grant of $10,000 with an added $3,500 technical assistance grant to develop relationships will provide ongoing support for training young people in media tools to educate folks of all ages in basic human rights, core values of self respect and the dignity of every person. Advocacy to effect societal change is key development goal
Contact: Rebecca Nagle 1221 N. Calvert St. Baltimore 21217, Phone: 443-722-0929
$12,000 - Y.E.S. YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SOCIETY, Baltimore
A development from the Baltimore Homeless Youth Initiative, Y.E.S. continues its successful advocacy through the Maryland Legislature to provide safe affordable housing and services for homeless young persons. This local CCHD grant will aid in training peer staff members and client participation in advocacy efforts
Contact: Lara Laws c/o Fusion Partnerships 1601 N. Guilford Ave. 21202, Phone: 410-889-4700 (2315 N. Charles St. 21218)