Early every academic year, SOURCE hosts Baltimore Week—a celebration of the Baltimore community through a social justice lens. This year our series of activities includes our annual Canned Food Donation Drive, panel discussions, East Baltimore Bus Tour, and short film screening. Read more below!
Mon, October 3 - Start of SOURCE Canned Food Donation Drive
- Donate non-perishable and unopened canned food to support SOURCE partnering organizations’ food pantries! Donations will be collected until Friday, October 14. Co-sponsored by Pediatric Interest Group (SON), Adaptive Sports Medicine Interest Group (SOM), and the Department of International Health Staff Committee (BSPH).
- Drop-off Locations:
- BSPH: Wolfe Street Building: Wolfe St. & Monument Street Entrances or E8527
- SON: Lobby
- SOM: AMEB Lobby
Mon, October 3 | Partner Panel, "A Focus on Food Insecurity In Baltimore"
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- Hear directly from SOURCE partner organizations who are working to promote food stability in Baltimore communities and learn how you can volunteer! Panelists will be discussing what one-time, short-term and long-term opportunities are available!
- Featuring our partners from:
- Good Harvest Community Kitchen
- Henderson-Hopkins School
- Maryland Food Bank
- Moveable Feast
Tues, October 4 | Panel Discussion, "Community Involvement: Dispelling Myths, Providing Tips"
- This panel discussion with community partners, faculty and students highlights ways to get involved in our Baltimore community, as well as a brief overview of SOURCE's work, programs and community engagement opportunities.
- Featured speakers:
- Alexandria Warrick Adams, Elev8 Baltimore, Inc
- Kelly Bower, SON faculty
- Dawnyshia Griffin, SON student
- Marcelina Kubica, SOM student
- Haneefa Saleem, BSPH faculty
- Jose Simmons, Total Health Care
Thurs, October 6 | East Baltimore Bus Tour
- Join our SOURCE East Baltimore Bus Tour to learn more about our hyper-local community partner sites on this engaging tour! We will provide information about the history between JHU and East Baltimore, as well as issues impacting our East Baltimore community. Following the tour, we will have a discussion and debrief with SOURCE’s Community Consultant, Glenn Ross.
- Open to students, faculty, and staff from BSPH and SON only. Bus departs from and returns to the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Fri, October 7 | Past Due Film Screening and Discussion on Our Housing Crisis
- Baltimore Week 2022 concludes with a film screening and discussion co-sponsored by the Anna Baejter Society, JHU SOURCE and our community-based partner Health Care for the Homeless (HCH). Together we will view "Past Due", an original Health Care for the Homeless documentary (24 mins.) premiered at the 2022 Chocolate Affair, which shines a light on our collective housing crisis.
Watch videos below from our 2021 Baltimore Week celebration!