ASALH Samuel L. Banks Branch Community Food Distribution & Cleanup

2800 Block Frederick Ave 2800 Block Frederick Ave, Baltimore, MD

On going event. Every Saturday from January to March and from October through December at 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM we give out Free Food and supervise 10 youth to clean up various blocks in the community. The program is with the "Be More Beautiful" initiative by Baltimore City Mayor's office. We distribute 140 boxes […]

ASALH Samuel L. Banks Branch “GRACE WISHER WAY” Street Sign Ceremony

Baltimore, Maryland 127 Albemarie St. and 844 Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

Street Sign Ceremony is to Honor "The Lost Story of Grace Wisher" who was sold for $12.00 to Baltimore's flag maker Mary Young Pickersgill under the Orphan Law of 1797, passed by the Maryland General Assembly. Grace (a Negro Child) was about 13 years old when sold December 10, 1810. Grace Wisher has been recorded […]

ASALH Samuel L. Banks Branch 14th Annual Youth Day Festival

200 Font Hill Ave 200 Font Hill Ave, Baltimore, MD

Kevin L. Cooper Foundation (institutional member) gives an annual festival "Transforming Youth into Champions" which is commemorating the Life of Kevin L. Cooper (killed by police) and all victims of gun violence. Virtual event is followed by a give away of FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES - Grab a bag of learning tools to go - from […]