Lillie May Caroll Jackson Charter School for Girls in Baltimore City

The Lillie May Carroll Jackson Charter School is a new charter middle school for girls following the Expeditionary Learning school design. The mission of the Lillie May Carroll Jackson School, named for the “mother of civil rights” in Baltimore and Maryland, is to create an experiential learning community for Baltimore City middle school girls grades 5 – 8. Their core belief…

Alex Hewett – Living her entrepreneurial dream in Baltimore

Part of MyCity4HER’s evolving mission is to tell women’s stories. One of the most courageous, inspiring and dynamic female entrepreneurs in our region is actress and teaching artist Alex Hewett. We recently caught up with the mermaid, ok – she’s not exactly a mermaid, but when you are in her presence, depending on the day she does tend to sparkle and…

Velocipede Bike Project – Helping Baltimore get Biking

Velocipede Bike Project provides second-hand bicycles and hands-on education in a shared workspace. They serve Baltimore by empowering people of all backgrounds to take their transportation into their own hands. Almost hidden in a former car garage in the southern part of the Station North Arts district, you can find the Velocipede Bike Project. The space is open according to their…