Sally J. Michel, founder of Parks & People Foundation, dies

Simply put, there would no Parks & People Foundation without Sally Michel. Sally had a vision for a Baltimore where everyone is connected to their community and each other through vibrant parks and green spaces.…

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Youth Sports Program featured in Aspen Institute Report

Honored to be featured in Aspen Institute Project Play's 'State of Play: Baltimore' report! The report shared 40 findings on the East Baltimore community’s youth sports. You can read the full report here: Download Report

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SuperKids Camp featured in The Baltimore Sun

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Fall 2017 Internships Available! Apply Today

Fall 2017 Internships available through the Urban Resources Initiative -- a partnership between Parks & People and the Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks. Projects cover a wide range of topics from urban forestry…

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Welcoming the Jean and Sidney Silber Center to Campus!

On June 14th, Parks & People celebrated the newest addition to its campus - the Jean and Sidney Silber Center! Friends, supporters and project partners gathered to honor the generosity of Jean and Sidney Silber.…

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From WBAL-TV: Dig in and get dirty for Earth Day!

Over 35 volunteers from the Baltimore Ravens and M&T Bank joined Parks & People at Windsor Hills Elementary Middle School on April 20th for the school's day-long Earth Day celebration. Volunteers visited with students for…

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From WJZ-TV: The Purple Birds are going green for Earth Day

Over 35 volunteers from the Baltimore Ravens and M&T Bank joined Parks & People at Windsor Hills Elementary Middle School on April 20th for the school's day-long Earth Day celebration. Volunteers visited with students for…

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From WJZ-TV: A Brand New Green Space Brightens up a West Baltimore Neighbrhood

On April 15th, residents of Easterwood and Sandtown communities, gathered alongside public officials and community leaders to celebrate the opening of the newly created Easterwood/Sandtown Park & Playground. It was a joyous, memorable day --…

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2016 Top 10 States with LEED certified buildings

The U.S. Green Building Council recently announced the 2016 Top 10 States with LEED certified buildings and our state of Maryland ranked #7 on the list! In 2016, Parks & People Foundation received LEED Platinum…

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USGBC Maryland Announces Winter Green Award Winners

Baltimore, MD—(Jan. 27, 2017)—Today, USGBC Maryland announced the winners of the 2016 Wintergreen Awards, an annual recognition of businesses and local projects that demonstrate exemplary commitment and achievements in creating a more sustainable future for…

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