What Am I Doing Here?

What Am I Doing Here?

By Hands and Feet Initiative Fellow, Liv Thomas… Second only to “Now, if you’re from Baton Rouge, where is your Southern accent?” the question I’ve been faced with most since moving to Baltimore has been the plain-spoken, “Why are you here in Baltimore doing community...
A Precious Garden

A Precious Garden

By Hands & Feet Initiative Fellow, Marva Lowry… We have had two weekend mission visits for the fall so far. These weekends are the first time I got to experience the full programming and schedule set up by The Center. The excitement and nervousness of Friday...
“The Layers of Baltimore” (Innocence)

“The Layers of Baltimore” (Innocence)

By Hands and Feet Initiative Fellow, Marva Lowry… If I could sketch I would rough out a picture that lingers with me. The sketch would depict two small black boys —- walking across the street thru an open area between two-story housing buildings. A second sketch...
Trying to Make Sense of Last Week

Trying to Make Sense of Last Week

By Hands and Feet Initiative Fellow, Liv Thomas… Today marks my first month as a Baltimorean, the first of many more to come! Stay tuned, I’m working on finding means to shift the ‘baltimorean’ moniker to ‘baltimorer,’ leaving long-time locals the opportunity to claim...