In tragedy's wake, hope and
In the Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith and Community Service
Center, a solitary green candle burns bright. Sharon Kugler,
university chaplain, lit the candle as a symbol of hope in
the wake of the catastrophic events of Sept. 11. Amid the
fear and anger, Kugler says, the response of the Johns
Hopkins community has given her much cause to hope.
The Sept. 13 memorial vigil for victims of
the terrorist attack was a tearful gathering that brought
together about 1,500 Hopkins faculty, students and staff.
And hundreds of students have sought out the Interfaith
Center, either to attend services there, or for silent
Improving outcomes for city's
For parents everywhere, providing a safe and healthy
environment for their child to grow up in is an essential
goal. But for parents in Baltimore's most economically
depressed and physically distressed neighborhoods, building
such an environment and providing for the well-being of
their kids can seem like an insurmountable task.
But now help is available to these
families through a unique collaborative effort known as
Baltimore's Success by 6 Partnership, an initiative designed
to give children healthier starts in life.
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