Seeds of Hope: Baltimore Program Supports Youth and Dreams


For 30 years, The Choice Program at The University of Maryland, Baltimore County has supported Baltimore City youth, including young people facing poverty.

Each year, about 50 AmeriCorps volunteers work with The Choice Program and Baltimore City families to find community solutions and reduce suspensions and incarceration.

Equal Voice News spent time with Shay Couch-Murray, a 2016-17 AmeriCorps volunteer, and the families she worked with in the Lakeland neighborhood to learn more about youth engagement and mentoring.

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