Appendix: Black-led organizations

*DRAFT*  Still-being-constructed:

Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition

Baltimore Algebra Project –  Mission is to ensure that all students have access to quality Education, adequate employment, proper healthcare, and safety is the right of every Baltimore City Youth.

Baltimore Black Worker Center – We aim to build the grassroots power of Black workers to promote racial and economic justice in the workplace and throughout our communities.

Baltimore CopWatch – Empowering people to police the Police.

Equity Matters – Equity Matters is primarily focused on promoting health equity through the elimination of the avertable death and disease and through the promotion of health in all policies. The organization is committed to eliminating health inequities by addressing their root causes that are social, political, and economic in nature.

Right to Housing Alliance – Right to Housing Alliance is a renter-led housing justice organization, building political capacity with residents fighting for equity, safety, and affordability in Baltimore’s rental housing.

The Tyrone West Coalition – West family members, friends, and supporters demanding justice for Tyrone West and all victims of police brutality.

Greater Baltimore Urban League – Helping disadvantaged Marylanders gain access to equal opportunity in employment, education, health care, housing and the civic arena.

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle – Policy think-tank dedicated to creating transformative public policy to improve the conditions of Black people in the Baltimore-Metro region.

Baltimore SCLC – The Baltimore branch of the national civil rights
organization co-founded, and led by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Baltimore NAACP 

Coalition of Friends/Tubman House – Community members repurposed a city-owned vacant house and adjacent lot, turning it into a community center/garden as a resource for the community near Gilmore Homes.

Out for Justice – Out For Justice is an ex-offender, member led organization that promotes policy reform of policies that adversely affect the ex-offender re-entering into society successfully.

Baltimore Redevelopment Action Coalition for Empowerment (BRACE) – BRACE is a coalition of organizations & individuals who are working together to create equity, jobs, and justice for former and remaining Middle East residents, as well as Baltimore City residents overall.

For more robust conversation about development and desegregation efforts in Baltimore, visit BRACE’s Facebook page. 

The Black Church Food Security Network – The Black Church Food Security Network partners Black farmers and urban growers with historically African American congregations to create pipelines for fresh produce from “soil to sanctuary.”

Black Men’s Xchange – Baltimore chapter of the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to promoting healthy self-concept and behavior, leadership, critical thinking and cultural affirmation among same gender loving (SGL), gay- identifying and bisexual African-descended males and allies.

The Center for Black Equity–Baltimore – Baltimore chapter of an international Black LGBT organization that advocates and provides network services for Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people and their allies in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area, including health and wellness, spiritual and economic empowerment, social justice, and coalition building.

Need Black led LGBTQIA groups