Press ‘Building Black Futures’ Shelley interviewed as UW School of Law Alum

As founder of nonprofit Black Women Build-Baltimore, Shelley Halstead ’14 is on a mission to help Black women create generational wealth through home ownership while developing critical life skills.

Among blocks of crumbling row houses in West Baltimore, one can see the deleterious effects discriminatory housing practices have wrought on the community. Here, Shelley Halstead ’14 sees opportunity….


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