What a heartwarming spring it is! CCACC employees have taken on the responsibility to excel in their mission in these times. Their love is like the flowers that bloom in spring, driving away fear and anxiety. Their love is like the sunlight on a warm spring day, warming the heart of every senior citizen. … [Read more...] about Springtime Amidst COVID-19
Some might be surprised to know that on the short-list of tools for fighting injustice and creating opportunity is Early Childhood Education. It is an effective and essential ingredient to any meaningful effort to increase equity in our communities. Why? The first few years of life are a "big bang" for learning —100 billion neurons are connected at a rate of seven hundred synapses per second. Eighty-five percent of brain development occurs between the ages of 0 and 5. These early investments have lifelong benefits, with studies showing improved academic performance grades in K-12, higher high-school graduation rates as well as college attendance and even career success. On the flip-side, incidents of disease, high school drop-out rates, participation in criminal behavior, likelihood of teenage pregnancy and the need for special education services are all lower. Here in the Bay Area, with its high cost housing, access to affordable, quality care is inextricably linked to … [Read more...] about What do you show up for?
As all live events in Maryland continue to be impacted by COVID-19, the arts sector in Baltimore has been quick to respond. Performers for these shows are each located in their homes throughout and login to the conferencing application Zoom on their computer or smartphone. … [Read more...] about Improv classes move to Zoom with free comedy shows on YouTube
March 23, 2021: Theresa May – Attendees will have the rare opportunity to hear directly from May, who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2016 to 2019. As only the second woman in British history to hold that position, May became Prime Minster after the historic Brexit referendum and shares unique insight about how politics, technology and business intersect at a time of profound global change. … [Read more...] about Baltimore Speakers Series announces lineup for 2020-2021 Season
As school closure became imminent, Brinkman urged her teaching staff to update and develop lessons to reflect the students' current learning, as well as develop lessons for subsequent weeks of e-learning, should they be needed. For this reason, St Thomas of Villanova students left school Friday March 13 with an updated and clearly defined plan for e-learning the following week, March 16-20, and in many cases, plans for the weeks after Spring Break. The plans were communicated to parents via students' backpacks, email, and the school's website and social media outlets. … [Read more...] about St. Thomas of Villanova Completes Full Week of Remote Learning