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Welcome to the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

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

The Urban Health Institute and the Global Early Adolescent Study are hiring a Senior Administrative Coordinator

The Senior Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of all financial and administrative aspects of both the UHI and the GEAS. The GEAS is an international study with the goal of understanding the factors in early adolescence that predispose young people to subsequent sexual health risks and promote healthy sexuality. Please apply online through the job posting found here. After submitting your application, please email the UHI with "Job Requisition #314740" in the subject line.

Videos Available from Social Determinants of Health Symposium

Video recordings from our April 3rd Social Determinants of Health Symposium on Baltimore’s Youth are now available for viewing on our website. Highlights include keynotes from William Julius Wilson and Alex Kotlowitz, engaging panel discussions, and remarkable youth spoken word artists. Please note: unfortunately due to technical difficulties, some portions of the symposium were not recorded. Watch the videos here.

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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