Adolescent Health Network
The Center for Adolescent Health accomplishes its mission by working with partner organizations, including those at the national, state, local and academic levels.
- Campaign to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy
The Campaign's mission is to improve the well-being of children, youth and families by reducing teen pregnancy. The Campaign's goal is to reduce the teen pregnancy rate and to educate teens and adults about reproductive health.
- Healthy Teen Network
The Healthy Teen Network (formerly the National Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting and Prevention, or NOAPPP) strives to provide general leadership, education, training, information, advocacy, resources and support to individuals and organizations in the field of adolescent pregnancy, parenting and prevention.
- Society for Adolescent Medicine
SAM is a multidisciplinary organization of professionals committed to improving the physical and psychosocial health and well-being of all adolescents.
- Society for Research on Adolescence
The Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) is a rapidly growing, dynamic society focused on the theoretical, empirical, and policy research issues of adolescence.
- Urban Institute
The Urban Institute measures effects, compares options, evaluates stakeholders benefits, tests conventional wisdom, reveals trends, and makes costs, benefits, and risks explicit.
- Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
The mission of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is to protect, promote and improve the health and well-being of all Maryland citizens in a fiscally responsible way.
- Maryland Department of Juvenile Services
The Department of Juvenile Services embraces a balanced and restorative justice philosophy. DJS seeks to ensure the public safety and protection of the community, to hold juvenile offenders accountable to victims and communities, and to develop youth competency and character to assist them in becoming responsible and productive members of society.
- Maryland Healthy Schools Coalition
The Coalition envisions a society in which health and education are fundamental values and all individuals are provided services and opportunities to enhance learning, promote health and ensure successful living.
- The Maryland Mentoring Partnership
MMP works to increase the number of Maryland youths in quality mentoring relationships with caring adults for the purpose of enhancing academic and career options, raising self-esteem and empowering youth toward self sufficiency.
- Maryland State School Health Council
The mission of the Maryland State School Health Council is to provide leadership and to advise state and local agencies in the development and promotion of comprehensive school health programs.
- Planned Parenthood of Maryland, Inc.
The mission of PPM is to enable all Marylanders to have access to a wide range of high quality, affordable, reproductive health care services. By providing medical services, education, training and advocacy, we seek to help individuals make informed decisions about their reproductive health, family planning options and sexuality.
- The After-School Institute
TASI's mission is to provide after-school programs with the training and support they need to offer children and youth quality after-school and out-of-school opportunities.
- Baltimore City Department of Social Services
Assist and empower people in economic need, provide prevention services, and protect vulnerable children and adults.
- Baltimore Community Foundation
The Baltimore Community Foundation is a philanthropic foundation created by and for the people of Greater Baltimore, where many donors join together to make the region they love a better place, today and for future generations.
- Baltimore City Health Department
The mission of the Baltimore City Health Department is to provide all Baltimoreans access to comprehensive, preventive quality health services and care, as well as to ensure a healthy environment
- Baltimore City Public School System
The mission of the BCPSS, in concert with students, families and the broader community, is to prepare all students to be responsible citizens and afford them the opportunity to acquire the skills, knowledge and abilities necessary to make informed decisions that lead to meaningful and productive lives.
- Baltimore City Police Department
The mission of the Police Department is to protect and preserve life and property; to understand and serve the needs of the City's neighborhoods; and to improve the quality of life by maintaining order, recognizing and resolving community problems and apprehending criminals
- Baltimore Homeless Services
The mission of Homeless Services Program is to make homelessness a rare and brief experience in Baltimore City by serving as a catalyst for the creation of affordable housing, the delivery of high-quality, evidence-based services and community-wide advocacy.
- Baltimore City Housing Authority
Baltimore Housing's mission is to ensure that all citizens of Baltimore have access to adequate and affordable housing opportunities in safe, livable and decent neighborhoods.
- Behavioral Health System Baltimore
Behavioral Health System Baltimore is committed to enhancing the behavioral health and wellness of individuals, families and communities
- Casa de Maryland, Baltimore Chapter
To create a more just society by building power and improving the quality of life in low-income immigrant communities.
- Casey Family Services
Casey Family Services is committed to improving the lives of at-risk children and strengthening families and communities by providing high quality, cost-effective services that advance positive practice and sound public policy.
- Center for Urban Families
Center for Urban Families mission is to strengthen urban communities by helping fathers and families achieve stability and economic success.
- Family League
Family League of Baltimore serves as an architect of change in Baltimore by promoting data-driven, collaborative initiatives and aligning resources to create lasting outcomes for children, families and communities.
- Fellowship of Lights
The mission of Fellowship of Lights (FOL) Youth and Community Services is to promote the safety and well-being of children and adolescents, encourage their responsible self-direction, and nurture their development into healthy, active participants in community
- HOPE Worldwide Baltimore
Hope Worldwide's mission is to bring hope to Baltimore's hurting communities. We promote the healthy development of children and families residing in at-risk communities by providing access to social, health, and educational support.
- Living Classrooms Foundation
Living Classrooms Foundation strengthens communities and inspires young people to achieve their potential through hands-on education and job training, using urban, natural, and maritime resources as "living classrooms."
- Mayor's Office of Employment Development, Baltimore Youth Opportunity Program
The goal of Baltimore's Youth Opportunity System is to increase the long-term employability of our young people by creating a systemic approach to youth services, offering a broad array of coordinated resources and activities, and helping each young person to design and negotiate a career pathway to success.
- Mayor's Office of Employment Development, Career Academy
The Mayor's Office of Employment Development Baltimore City Career Academy is sponsored by the Mayor and City Council & the Baltimore Workforce Investment Board Youth Council. The initiative provides learning options for Baltimore City youth to learn, earn and work towards the attainment of a high school diploma, GED preparation and college admissions, or enter the workforce. The possibilities are unlimited. The Career Academy offers out-of-school youth a career-based pathway to success.
- Office of Community Health, Johns Hopkins Health System
The Office of Community Health serves as an official interface between the community and the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions to reduce health disparities in East Baltimore. The Office provides leadership to JHMI faculty and staff in the creation of community-based health programs achieved through academic-community partnerships.
- Thriving Communities Collaborative
The Thriving Communities Collaborative mission is to build a movement of powerful, informed citizens in the Baltimore metro area who: understand what trauma is, understand the causes and consequences of trauma, understand the strategies for reducing the occurrence of trauma, understand the power of connections in healing, and are committed to avoiding re-traumatizing individuals who have experienced trauma.
- Center for Injury Research and Policy, Bloomberg School of Public Health
The Center for Injury Research and Policy is one of 12 injury centers funded, in large part, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center on Injury Prevention and Control. Working together, researchers and practitioners from many disciplines study the complex problems of injuries in an attempt to find answers that will reduce injuries and save lives.
- Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence, Bloomberg School of Public Health
By integrating research findings with education and training, professional development and practice efforts, the Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence provides the infrastructure that facilitates academic-community collaborations, thus translating research into improved professional practice.
- Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center, Bloomberg School of Public Health
The mission of the Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center is to develop the existing public health workforce as a foundation for improving the infrastructure of the public health system and to help achieve the objectives of Healthy People 2010 in Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.
- Sar Levitan Center for Social Policy Studies
The Sar Levitan Center is dedicated to improving the educational and labor-market prospects for disconnected youth. Our goal is to provide policy makers and practitioners with the information they need to effectively implement strategies that will increase young people?s learning and earning opportunities.
- Urban Health Institute, Johns Hopkins University
The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) was established in July 2000. It receives core funding and support from virtually all the schools that constitute The Johns Hopkins University. UHI was a principal recommendation of the Urban Health Council, a group of community residents, clergy, local leaders, business representatives, city officials, and faculty, staff and students from the Johns Hopkins Institutions. Dr. William Brody, former president of Johns Hopkins University, had charged the group with exploring ways that the research, teaching and clinical expertise of the University could be better harnessed for the benefit of the residents of East Baltimore.