Education

“Youth Engagement” was the theme for the bimonthly Mayor’s Night-In, which took place on Monday, June 2nd inside the War Memorial Museum. “This is a great gathering of young people helping to decide their own futures,” said 14th District Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke. Dozens of community adults and youth occupied tables inside the museum for a two hour session facilitated by the Mayor’s Office.

All eyes are on Mayor Sheila Dixon and the group of young people known as Peer-to-Peer Enterprises following the suspension of the student hunger strike. The strike went on for 5 days before the mayor agreed to sit down and discuss the students’ $3 million demand.

This is Part 6 of "In Solidarity" the story of six African-American Baltimore City high school students who leave the only home they've ever known on a journey to Nicaragua to immerse themselves in a foreign culture through living, working in solidarity with a rural community.

This is Part 5 of "In Solidarity" the story of six African-American Baltimore City high school students who leave the only home they've ever known on a journey to Nicaragua to immerse themselves in a foreign culture through living, working in solidarity with a rural community.

This is Part 4 of "In Solidarity" the story of six African-American Baltimore City high school students who leave the only home they've ever known on a journey to Nicaragua to immerse themselves in a foreign culture through living, working in solidarity with a rural community.

This is Part 3 of "In Solidarity" the story of six African-American Baltimore City high school students who leave the only home they've ever known on a journey to Nicaragua to immerse themselves in a foreign culture through living, working in solidarity with a rural community.

This is Part 2 of "In Solidarity" the story of six African-American Baltimore City high school students who leave the only home they've ever known on a journey to Nicaragua to immerse themselves in a foreign culture through living, working in solidarity with a rural community.

In Solidarity is the story of six African-American Baltimore City high school students who leave the only home they've ever known on a journey to Nicaragua to immerse themselves in a foreign culture through living, working in solidarity with a rural community. Through a two-week program led by their mentor, a Nicaraguan-American Baltimore educator the youth build homes, create murals and develop relationships with families of the Palestine Pineapple Cooperative.

Pages

Subscribe to Education