Arts

2019 Featured Blogs

SARAH KIM | IMPACT HUB – Week 6 Sometimes, working at Impact Hub feels like I’m interning at a dozen businesses. There is the Impact Hub Baltimore team, but most of the members there are leading completely different startups and businesses that I’m really just starting to become familiar with….
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2019 Week 1: Community Arts Programs

SEHEJ PARMAR | BALTIMORE YOUTH ARTS “We can do better than prison.” If you get off the JHMI at the Southbound Peabody stop and walk a little down towards Mercy Hospital until you hit West Mulberry Street, turn right, pass two street lights and walk to the end of the…
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2021 Week 6: Community Arts Programs

MARCUS BREED | ART WITH A HEART This week was busy! I was able to finish up a design for a mural that Ali asked me to help with and now we are just focusing on figuring out the color scheme. I am so excited to see how the design…
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2021 Week 5: Community Arts Programs

YVETTE BAILEY-EMBERSON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE This summer I have grown tangible skills in program development and networking. I helped design a program to incentivize the renovation of vacant houses in Curtis Bay and Brooklyn without any previous knowledge of program development or things like renovation standards or contractor qualifications….
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2021 Week 4: Community Arts Programs

YVETTE BAILEY-EMBERSON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE I didn’t really know what my project was going to be when thinking of my goals for this summer, so my personal goals mostly revolved around how I engage with my partner and their neighborhood. I wanted to understand the needs of a new…
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2021 Week 3: Community Arts Programs

YVETTE BAILEY-EMBERSON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE My days have been long in front of my computer. I do not start going to my site in person until next week, so I am still entirely virtual. I have been enjoying the work I do on my own, but I am looking…
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2021 Week 2: Community Arts Programs

YVETTE BAILEY-EMBERSON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE I mentioned last week that I am struggling with virtual work. This is still true and I think it will take me a while to fully adjust, perhaps right when things are more in-person again. However, this week I also got to appreciate its…
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2021 Week 1: Community Arts Programs

YVETTE BAILEY-EMBERSON | GREATER BAYBROOK ALLIANCE This week was challenging for me. I realized last summer that I struggle with managing my time and creating a schedule for myself while working virtually, but I found a system that worked for me and my partner and I had enough daily tasks…
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2021 Orientation: Community Arts Programs

MARCUS BREED | ART WITH A HEART The orientation taught me a lot about the history of Baltimore that I did not know. I had always known that Hopkins had a negative presence to many people, but I did not know the specifics of its harm. So many projects were…
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2019 Orientation: Community Arts Programs

SEHEJ PARMAR | BALTIMORE YOUTH ARTS I’ll admit that when we were first provided with dates of all the CIIP events, I had to read through twice to confirm orientation was a full week from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. every day. I mean that was like a full week…
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