Promise Heights awarded a $30M Promise Neighborhood Implementation Grant
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Promise Heights, an initiative led by the University of Maryland School of Social Work (SSW), a five-year, $30 million grant to continue its efforts to improve the lives of children and families in the West Baltimore neighborhood of Upton/Druid Heights.
Renaissance Academy High School Graduates Earn Career-Skills From Phlebotomy Science Certification
In 2019, through a partnership with Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) and University of Maryland Medical System, a semester-long phlebotomy certification program was established at Renaissance Academy, ensuring students can begin work after high school graduation.
Results-Based Accountability Workshop Shows Promise Heights and Partners a New Way To Do Community Development
Promise Heights staff and community partners are integrating results-based accountability, asset-based community development, and collective impact lessons and frameworks into their respective organizational DNAs, improving how we work in the community.