Recording Online: Neighbourhood-Based Strategies for Poverty Reduction - The Baltimore Approach

Submitted by Natasha Pei on December 9, 2016 - 11:02am
Promise Heights and B'More for Healthy Babies

In this webinar, Bronwyn Mayden and Stacey B. Stephens help us address key learnings for engaging and helping to empower low-income families to take leadership and make decisions. They speak from their experience in Baltimore’s Upton/Druid Heights neighborhood, where their approach has a strategic focus is on the youngest and most vulnerable members of the community.

About Promise Heights

Promise Heights was established in 2009, to improve educational outcomes for youth and ensure families are healthy and successful in the West Baltimore community of Upton/Druid Heights. Promise Height’s mission is to create a comprehensive child, family, and community building model in Upton/Druid Heights that provides children and youth (aged 0-24 years) with educational, social, physical, and economic opportunities and which allows them to thrive and succeed in school, work, and family life.  

About B'more for Healthy Babies

Research has shown what happens early in life profoundly affects everything that follows.B’more for Healthy Babies (BHB) is the first program in Promise Heights' pipeline of services with the goal to reduce infant mortality and increase healthy birth outcomes. 

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Take Your Learning Further

This is the third of a three-part online learning series looking at models of neighbourhood-based poverty reduction strategies. See others in this series: