Catalyst Magazine

Preventing Violence at Its Roots: UMB’s Center for Violence Prevention’s Pioneering Approach

The center will connect the numerous research and clinical programs at UMB that address violence and the social determinants of health related to trauma.

Community Impact

Meet UMB’s Public Servant of the Year

Shantay McKinily has transformed the Positive Schools Center from a startup program into a nationally recognized educational innovation center.

Community Impact Archives

Clinic Steps Up for Immigrants

To understand the work of the Immigration Clinic at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, listen to the tale of J.R., whose name has been changed to protect his privacy.

Making a PAL-pable Difference

When Cpl. Hazel Lewis walks into the UMB Community Engagement Center on a weekday afternoon, she is always greeted with a chorus of excited elementary school children.

Port to Discovery

Like any devoted parent, Lekisha McCray wants to take her children to exciting places where they can have fun and explore.

UMB’s Commitment to Community

The UMB Community Campus is the centerpiece of the University’s deep commitment to West Baltimore and to the collaboration — undertaken with its neighbors — that will strengthen it.

Connecting Neighbors to Jobs

After an eight-hour shift, Ayisha Harris has a half-hour to get to her second full-time job as a housekeeper in the Bressler Research Building at UMB.

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Executive Board

Lynne Henry, Laura Kozak, Larry Kushner, Jennifer Litchman, Thomas Sullivan, Kate Ostrowski

Editor

Lynne Henry

Managing Editor

Chris Zang

Assistant Editor

Kate Ostrowski

Photography Director

Matthew D’Agostino

Designer

Michelle Baffuto

Web Director

Amir Chamsaz

Marketing Manager

Kristi McGuire