Civic Engagement Workshop


Want to solve problems in your neighborhood? Want to make your voice heard in the community?

Join Allies for Democracy and Young Successful Leaders for our second Civic Engagement Workshop on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 12 pm-3 pm. (Check out photos and video from our first Civic Engagement Workshop)

We’ll be exploring how to make our voices heard and effect change in our communities, with activities, food and inspiring speakers, including Baltimore Clean Streets’ Sean Stinnett, State Senator Jill Carter, Hip Hop to the Ballot Box’s Deborah Woolford, and others.  Lunch provided by Taster’s Choice Catering.

WHERE: Baltimore International Academy, 4300 Sidehill Road, Baltimore, MD
WHEN: Saturday, May 21, 2022, 12 pm-3 pm

Featured speaker: Sean Stinnett

Helping people gain access to opportunities is at the core of Sean Stinnett’s personal and professional life. Stinnett is the Deputy Director, Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business and Director of Baltimore Main Streets. Previously Stinnett worked in the Office of Business Programs for the Maryland Department of General Services as their Procurement Review Group (PRG) Administrator, where he assisted in maximizing small, minority, and veteran-owned businesses participation in State contracts.

Featured speaker: State Senator Jill Carter

Jill P. Carter has had a successful career championing for the marginalized and disenfranchised because it is in her DNA.  Carter is the daughter of the late civil rights activist, leader, and visionary, Walter P. Carter.  Carter was the third African-American female attorney elected to serve in the Maryland General Assembly as delegate for Baltimore City, Dist. 41. Former Delegate Carter, often referred to as “the legacy,” embodies the spirit of her freedom fighter father.

Featured Speaker: Deborah Woolford

Deborah Woolford is a long-time activist and social worker. She serves on the boards of Agape Family Empowerment Center, Park West Health Center, and the Park Heights Renaissance, and is the founder and owner of Feed My Sheep Ministry, a member of the Democratic State Central Committee representing the 40th district, and the founder of the Please Vote Campaign. She is also the Hospitality Chair of Recovery Walk, an urban gardener, Northwest Police Public Safety chair, and captain of the Baltimore Energy Challenge. Every official in Baltimore City and many in Annapolis know Deborah personally through her inspiring activism!

Sponsored by Young Successful Leaders, Allies for Democracy, and Edmondson Village Community Association

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