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Firaxis Game Studio donates $100K to Code in the Schools for digital equity work access

7 hours ago

Firaxis Game Studio donates $100K to Code in the Schools for digital equity work

The storied game studio is supporting the Baltimore computer science education nonprofit's tech access work as learning and summer jobs go virtual.
How I started a mutual aid fund with community trust, common concern and humanity access

9 hours ago

How I started a mutual aid fund with community trust, common concern and humanity

Alanah Nichole stresses the importance of social solidarity and collective care for the arts through the creation of mutual aid funds for creative communities during the pandemic. Here's a look at the equation she used to to organize Alanah’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Artists and Freelancers, which raised $5,000.
3 takeaways on how higher ed is going digital during COVID-19 access

May 22, 2020 12:45 pm

3 takeaways on how higher ed is going digital during COVID-19

A report from Further Insights talks to university leaders about how things changed at the end of the spring, and what the fall will look like.
Baltimore’s summer youth jobs program is getting ready for remote work access

May 21, 2020 11:32 am

Baltimore’s summer youth jobs program is getting ready for remote work

Making the decision to continue YouthWorks in the pandemic, Baltimore city government is working with local education and workforce orgs to to bring digital skills and programming.
Mental health startup Rose brings tech tools to Baltimore Neighbors Network connecting volunteers and seniors access

May 20, 2020 10:04 am

Mental health startup Rose brings tech tools to Baltimore Neighbors Network connecting volunteers and seniors

With mental health rising as a concern during the pandemic, the startup's web platform is powering the volunteer effort to ease the stress and loneliness that could come with isolation.
Telehealth is helping this addiction recovery provider prevent isolation access

May 15, 2020 1:31 pm

Telehealth is helping this addiction recovery provider prevent isolation

At Ashley Addiction Treatment, the shift to virtual meetings keeps a sense of normalcy in uncertain times and shows how new teleheath laws are opening up access to mental health.
C is for community: How Baltimore creatives and businesses are (safely) staying connected in quarantine access

May 15, 2020 11:49 am

C is for community: How Baltimore creatives and businesses are (safely) staying connected in quarantine

Alanah Nichole goes acrostic to offer a look at virtual events and biz model shifts that are keeping Baltimore's newer ventures and more established traditions alive.
A free Wi-Fi network lights up in Sandtown-Winchester access

May 14, 2020 3:19 pm

A free Wi-Fi network lights up in Sandtown-Winchester

At New Song Academy, youth came together with technologists and community partners to install the mesh network. It shows how a school can become a node of connectivity in areas that lack internet.
Report: 40% of Baltimore households lack wireline internet access access

May 13, 2020 5:29 pm

Report: 40% of Baltimore households lack wireline internet access

The Abell Foundation report shows Baltimore is trailing other cities in broadband and device access, and offers recommendations on what the city can learn from others.
50 Baltimore orgs are joining together to close the digital divide — during the pandemic, and beyond access

May 5, 2020 7:44 am

50 Baltimore orgs are joining together to close the digital divide — during the pandemic, and beyond

With the pandemic making tech access more important, efforts are rising to expand access to devices, internet connectivity and support. The Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition formed to coordinate the response work, and create new long-term initiatives.

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