Baltimore Free School to host new Strength To Love Project class!

Baltimore Free School to host new Strength To Love Project class!

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Fusion partner The Baltimore Free School is excite to announce the new Strength To Love Project course running through March of 2015.  The Strength To Love Project, consists of individuals (esp creatives) getting together to discuss social justice issues and engage in creative expression around the theme “Strength To Love”. The film Selma, Dr. King’s third book, “Strength to Love”, the #blacklivesmatter movement and other mediums will be used as material for these conversations. Participants are encouraged to create a piece(s) of art, poetry, music, film or civic engagement which they were inspired by, from those conversations. Its all capped off with a exhibition/performance of the pieces.

Classes will be offered Saturday evenings FREE OF CHARGE!   Online video chat and phone-in options will be made available for individuals who are in other states or who can’t make it in person.

For more info on the Strength To Love Project, class content, and class scheduling visit the Free School’s website HERE

 

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Fusion program MERIT published in Baltimore Sun!

Fusion program MERIT published in Baltimore Sun!

Don’t miss this Op-Ed article in the Baltimore Sun! In the article Tyler Mains of Medical Education Resources Initiative for Teens (MERIT) discusses the disconnect between the proliferation of world class medical institutions and STEM education opportunities within Baltimore City. Tyler then outlines how his program seeks to bridge that gap through mentorship and career development offered directly to Baltimores Teens. To read the article click the link below!

The Baltimore Sun:  “Connecting City Kids to Health Care Careers”  By Tyler Mains

Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition is hiring!

Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition is hiring!

Passionate the revolutionary practice of Harm Reduction? Are you interested in leading an organization that advocates for a practical approach to reducing the impacts of Public Health threats by meeting those impacted with interventions that save lives?  Then check out the recent job posting of Fusion Program, The Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition for more info on  how to apply:

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

As recently detailed by the Huffington Post, Maryland is one of the few states that has seen overdose mortality rates decrease since 1999 and the growing practice of Harm Reduction is a major factor.  If you would like to join the fight to save the lives of our families, neighbors, children, and peers then please apply today!

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Intercultural Counselling Connection Launches New Website!

Intercultural Counselling Connection Launches New Website!

 

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Fusion Program Intercultural Counseling Connection is a referral network of mental health professionals committed to providing culturally responsive counseling and therapeutic services for refugees in the greater Baltimore area. Counseling services through the Connection network are provided for free (pro bono) or under reimbursement through Medical Assistance (Medicaid).   This week The Connection launches a brand new website that will serve as a hub to connect service providers with refugees seeking mental health services.  Click the Link below to explore the new site!

http://www.interculturalcounseling.org/

 

Right To Housing Alliance Empowers Community Leaders!

Right To Housing Alliance Empowers Community Leaders!

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Fusion Partner Right To Housing Alliance (RTHA) works to build a movement supporting the human right to housing in Baltimore City through direct action, coalition building, education, and advocacy.   As a grassroots initiative, the empowerment of community leaders is integral to the RTHA model and embodied through their Leadership Council.  Recently the group raised the voice of Leadership Council member Debbie Jennings on their website.  Click the image below to learn more about how you can support the work of RTHA and read Debbie’s story!

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YRI Awarded WK Kellogg Foundation Family Engagement Grant!

YRI Awarded WK Kellogg Foundation Family Engagement Grant!

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Fusion is incredibly proud to congratulate Fusion Partner Youth Resiliency Institute on being awarded a W.K. Kellogg Foundation Family Engagement Grant to support the development of their Journey Project! We can’t even find words to express how incredible it has been to support the essential work that BCYRI has been doing around community engagement in Baltimore. We can’t wait to see the innovative ways they will develop this program and enrich the lives of Baltimore City community members!  To keep up to date on BCYRI’s work click the facebook badge below to follow them on social media!

Click the Facebook Badge for connect with Youth Resiliency Institute on Facebook!
Click the Facebook Badge for connect with Youth Resiliency Institute on Facebook!

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Support Bicycle Driven Youth Empowerment in Baltimore!

Support Bicycle Driven Youth Empowerment in Baltimore!

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The Baltimore Youth Kinetic Energy Collective (BYKE) is a youth empowerment organization designed to develop personal and professional skills through learning bicycle mechanics, safe ridership, community values and respect.  Thanks to the support from Fusion Partnerships and The Velocipede Bike Project we will be opening our doors for under 18 year olds this spring as Baltimore’s first youth bicycle program!

Click here to make a secure online donation to BYKE!
Click here to make a secure online donation to BYKE!