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Back to School Block Party, Hosted by the University of Maryland School of Social Work

Thu Aug 31, 2023
On Aug. 19, the University of Maryland School of Social Work’s (UMSSW) Center for Restorative Change, in partnership with Bethel AME Church, celebrated a highly successful Second Annual Back to School Bash at Booker T. Washington Middle School/Renaissance Academy in the Upton Druid Heights neighborhood of Baltimore.The block party-type event drew over 400 attendees and served not only as a celebration but also as a powerful testament to the impact of community building and positive change. It also aims to unite the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) community with surrounding neighborhoods, fostering connections and nurturing a sense of unity and shared responsibility for the success of Baltimore’s youth.Read more: #Upton #BacktoSchool #BlockParty #DruidHeights