The Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) is a collaboration and a vital connection with East Baltimore. The UHI is the starting point for forging true university and community partnerships in health care, education and community planning, with all partners working to change the trajectory for the children, youth and families of East Baltimore.
The UHI draws on the expertise of neighborhood residents, educators, philanthropic organizations, elected representatives and community leaders, in addition to the wealth of intellectual resources that Hopkins can offer.
UHI Events and Announcements
Turnaround Tuesday Receives Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award
The winner of the 2017 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award was announced on Saturday, Oct. 7. Turnaround Tuesday is a movement of Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (BUILD). Staff members and volunteers meet every Tuesday morning to help unemployed and returning citizens re-enter the workforce. By partnering with a variety of institutions in Baltimore, including Johns Hopkins University, they have helped over 350 people gain employment. Read more.
Youth Stoop Storytelling Workshop has been postponed to the fall
Although the June 3rd Youth Stoop Storytelling Workshop has been postponed to the fall, please sign up here to receive an email when a new date has been selected. This workshop will provide Baltimore youth, ages 13-19, an opportunity to learn the art and craft of telling true life stories!
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