CLLCTIVLY is proud to present a micro-grant for $1000 to Chef Terrance Dickson of Terra Cafe. Chef Terrance has been hosting Neighbors Without Walls for over 11 years providing food for neighboring communities and those in need.
Neighbors Without Walls will provide over 150 dinners on Saturday, April 18th.
Solidarity, not charity…#BlackledBaltimore #BlackownedBaltimore
Support the Baltimore Black-led Solidarity Fund and help us provide (50) $500 Micro-Grants
Open Society Foundations Invest $1 Million in Baltimore-Based COVID-19 Relief Efforts
“The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the widespread poverty and high unemployment in many of Baltimore’s most marginalized communities,” said Danielle Torain, Director of OSI-Baltimore. “We intend to quickly disperse these funds to those most directly impacted to soften the pandemic’s economic impact and do so in ways that build the capacity of local partners and the city to advance a long and difficult recovery.” Read More
Black Pastors Decry Disproportionate COVID-19 Death Rate In African American Communities
National Press Conference: Black pastors demand COVID-19 testing, treatment, health care, equipment & data for African-Americans & people of color in order to address disproportionate deaths. Watch Now
47 percent of the healthcare and social assistance sector, nearly 182,000 workers, are employed in low-paying jobs.
The demographic is already taking a disproportionate hit both economically and physically from the pandemic.
Covid-19 is more likely to kill black Americans, and for those that survive, the pandemic will take a devastating toll on their jobs and future earning potential, a new McKinsey & Co. report finds.
Black Americans are about 30% more likely than white Americans to have health conditions that exacerbate the effects of the virus, such as hypertension and diabetes, the report published Tuesday says. Black workers are also overrepresented in high-contact essential services, making up 33% of nursing assistants and 39% of hospital orderlies. “Black workers are putting their lives and health on the line,” the report reads. Read More
Help Us Increase Micro-Grants to Black-led Organizations Serving in Baltimore!
We are creating an ecosystem to foster collaboration, increase social impact and amplify the voices of Black-led organizations in Greater Baltimore.
CLLCTIVLY is a hyper-local social change ecosystem using an asset-based framework to focus on racial equity, narrative change, and social connectedness.
Our mission is to end the fragmentation and duplication of programs, to learn from and about each other, and to be a resource for the Greater Baltimore community that seeks to find, fund and partner with Black social change organizations.