In the Media

A Way to Give Back: Tutor a Local Student!

The Southeast CDC is collaborating with the Martin Pollak Project, Inc., a therapeutic foster care placement agency located in Highlandtown, to form a family-centered tutoring and mentoring collaborative at our Community Schools. We are seeking volunteers to support students at any of these three available times and locations throughout the week. We ask for 90 minutes … Continue reading A Way to Give Back: Tutor a Local Student!

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Tree update: From a Cement Sea to an Ocean of Green

The Southeast CDC., in partnership with other organizations like Parks & People Foundation and Blue Water Baltimore, has been at the forefront of a sustained push to add trees to the landscape, most recently with the help of a $75,000 grant from Chesapeake Bay Trust to plant 350-plus trees in the Greater Highlandtown neighborhood.

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Voucher holder becomes first-time homeowner

Memorial Day weekend marked a major transition for Margaret Giles, who became a homeowner for the first time. “I was intimidated a little, being 50 years old, but I had to step out there,” she said. With the help of the Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program, federally funded and administered by the Housing Authority of … Continue reading Voucher holder becomes first-time homeowner

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