Erricka Bridgeford

Co-Founder, Baltimore CeaseFire 365, and Executive Director, Baltimore Community Mediation Center

Ms. Bridgeford’s city-wide call to address Baltimore’s murder rate has grown into a movement challenging citizens to celebrate and affirm life, and to heal through positive action.

Jonathan Moore


Mr. Moore employs and teaches young Black and brown Baltimoreans to install and maintain WiFi networks to dismantle the digital divide, a critical need before and during the pandemic. He gives back as a member of the Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition

Tsanonda Edwards, MS

Director of Community Engagement, Above It All Mental Health

Above It All offers therapeutic services that teach self-love, personal values, positive self-talk, life skills and more to children and adolescents.

Alphonso Mayo

Founder/Executive Director, Mentoring Mentors

This West Baltimore mentoring program changes the trajectory of young lives and strengthens community.

Nneka N’namdi

Founder/CEO, Fight Blight Bmore

This community-based initiative for economic, environmental, and social justice takes a data-driven approach to addressing the issue of urban blight.

Gretchen LeGrand

Co-Founder/CEO, Code in the Schools

With in-school and out-of-school programs, Code in the Schools expands access to computer science education for under-served and under-represented youth.

Rashad Staton

Youth Engagement Specialist, Baltimore City Public Schools, and Consultant

A former Congressional page, youth commissioner, and youth organizer, Mr. Staton empowers youth to influence policies and programs that affect their education, health, and well-being.

Tammira Lucas

Executive Director, The Warnock Foundation, and Co-Founder, Moms As Entrepreneurs

Through her work with the Warnock Foundation and in her own ventures, Ms. Lucas is devoted to building communities through leadership, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

Rajan Patel

Co-Founder/CEO, Dent Education

Dent Education teaches city youth to conceive and operate their own businesses, including the Made @ Dent makerspace, manufacturer of thousands of face shields during the pandemic.

Alicia Wilson

Vice President for Economic Development, The Johns Hopkins University and The Johns Hopkins Health System

A civic leader, Ms. Wilson leads a team driving JHU’s strategy and initiatives as an anchor institution in and around Baltimore, and elevating and expanding the institution’s commitment to the city through investments in neighborhood development, health care and education.

Shana S. McIver

Director, Family and Community Engagement, Baltimore City Public Schools

Ms. McIver supports Baltimore families. Her office provides resources and training to help parents with the important roles they have in their children’s academic success.


Robert Moore and Muhammad Najee-Ullah

Co-Founders, FullBlast STEAM

FullBlast S.T.E.A.M. provides exciting educational activities in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics, which build 21st century career skills. Programs for youth include drones, robots, IOT gaming, VR, and 3D design in one app-enabled platform.


Dontae and Antoynica Ryan

Co-Founders, The Ryan Institute

Lifelong learning support is the mission of Ryan Institute. The Ryans offer customized tutoring services to help schoolchildren master reading and math, high schoolers prep for the SAT, and adults advance in their professional goals.


You have no items in your shopping cart.