New class of Warnock social innovators includes former Sun reporter, Section1 founder, others - Technical.ly Baltimore

Civic

Jan. 9, 2015 3:09 pm

New class of Warnock social innovators includes former Sun reporter, Section1 founder, others

Warnock's winter class includes 11 individuals and one Jesuit high school.

Section1 is an urban art park under the Jones Falls Expressway.

(Photo by Nicole Fallek)

The Warnock Foundation’s winter 2015 slate of social innovators includes the creator of an urban art park, a former Baltimore Sun reporter and a tech educator.

The list includes 11 individuals as well as Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, a group of students from which won the foundation’s Innovation Challenge in December, with a proposed app to connect the school’s alumni.

Among the innovators are Section1 founder Richard Best, who aims to turn space under the Jones Falls Expressway into the world’s largest urban art park. Krishana Davis, the former Sun reporter, wants to create an interactive hub to help women with their financial skills. Vincent Purcell is using his BOOM! Academy makerspace in McElderry Park to train young designers.

See the full list -30-
JOIN THE COMMUNITY, BECOME A MEMBER
Already a member? Sign in here

Advertisement

SummerScapeBmore is the new catch-all for student programs when school’s out

The FISH Project provided IMET-grown shrimp for the Franciscan Center’s Mother’s Day brunch

Meet the social entrepreneurship orgs bringing Silicon Valley resources to local neighborhoods

SPONSORED

Baltimore

Building a data acquisition system? Don’t make this mistake

Baltimore, MD

SmartLogic

Account Executive (Baltimore)

Apply Now
Baltimore, MD 21201

14 West

Junior Database Administrator

Apply Now

UMB debuting master’s program in health and social innovation this fall

9 impact models built at GiveBackHack Baltimore to spread art, music and support for refugees

MdBio Foundation changes name to Learning Undefeated amid national expansion

SPONSORED

Baltimore

How SmartLogic accelerated these startups’ product growth trajectories

Baltimore

14 West

Senior Java Software Engineer

Apply Now
Baltimore, MD 21201

14 West

Senior Data Engineer

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Baltimore

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!