She has has led the school’s Social Work Community Outreach Service since 2013.
Community Impact Archives
Fighting for Justice: Chacón Center for Immigrant Justice Offers Hope to Maryland’s Immigrant Community
Couple donates $5 million to establish the center and expand the work of Maryland Carey Law's Immigration Clinic.
School of Nursing students help residents sign up for vaccine appointments.
The improved LNYW Program offers eligible employees a UMB grant of $16,000 — plus $2,500 from the city of Baltimore — to help with closing costs and down payments.
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.
The philanthropic endeavor has raised 83 percent of its $750 million goal.
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.
Like any devoted parent, Lekisha McCray wants to take her children to exciting places where they can have fun and explore.
Nurturing Students’ Well-Being: UMSOM’s National Center for School Mental Health Brings Expertise to Baltimore and Prince George’s Schools
The center has decades of experience dealing with traumas such as those seen during COVID-19.
Over 270 donors sponsored more than 560 bricks and pavers for Welcome Way.
A Community Effort: UMSSW’s Positive Schools Center Helps City Schools Build Relationships, Offer Services to Families
Ensuring children could attend school virtually last year was among its many efforts.
The project is bringing free access to hundreds of families.
The historic building at 16 S. Poppleton St. is seven times larger than the original center.
Healing Youth Alliance: Young Ambassadors Work to Promote Mental Health Awareness, Reduce Stigma in Black Community
After 24 weeks of training, the ambassadors are equipped to discuss coping strategies with peers.
CURE welcomes sixth cohort into its program, which won a 2020 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
We have raised $579 million in the $750 million UMB Catalyst Campaign.
One-on-One Outreach: UMB Schools Combat COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Misinformation in the Community
UMB continues efforts to increase vaccination rates in most vulnerable and underserved communities.
Children learned basic horse skills as well as lessons in leadership and critical thinking.
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.
Joshua M. Abzug, MD, founded Camp Open Arms for children with limb differences
Extending Their Reach: UMSOM Addiction Experts Use Innovative Approaches to Help Remote Areas of the State
Programs address the state's opioid and addiction epidemic.