Upton in the news – ‘A bastion of Baltimore’s Black history and culture, Upton neighborhood seen as center for revitalization’ – Baltimore Sun

Shelley Halstead, ED and Founder of Black Women Build - Baltimore
Upton/Marble Hill resident Shelley Halstead is the leader of Black Women Build, an organization that trains black women in carpentry, electrical, and plumbing skills by restoring vacant and deteriorated houses in West Baltimore. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)

Part of the The Sun’s City of Neighborhoods series, spotlighting Baltimore communities.

From the legacy of Pennsylvania Avenue jazz clubs to the places where civil rights leaders grew up, West Baltimore’s Upton neighborhood is rich with Black spiritual, cultural and political history…

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Shelley Halstead, ED and Founder of Black Women Build - Baltimore
Upton/Marble Hill resident Shelley Halstead is the leader of Black Women Build, an organization that trains black women in carpentry, electrical, and plumbing skills by restoring vacant and deteriorated houses in West Baltimore. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)

Part of the The Sun’s City of Neighborhoods series, spotlighting Baltimore communities.

From the legacy of Pennsylvania Avenue jazz clubs to the places where civil rights leaders grew up, West Baltimore’s Upton neighborhood is rich with Black spiritual, cultural and political history…

This project is supported in part by:

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OSI Fellow 2018

Robert W. Deutsch

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Black Women Build-Baltimore is committed to equal employment, participation, and volunteer opportunity without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

This project is supported in part by:

BWGC-logo

Hilti tools - greyscale logo

Robert W. Deutsch

DHCD logo

dhcd logo - BWBB Sponsor

OSI Fellow 2018

This project is supported in part by:

BWGC-logo

Hilti greyscale

Robert W. Deutsch

DHCD logo

dhcd logo - BWBB Sponsor

OSI Fellow 2018

Black Women Build-Baltimore is committed to equal employment, participation, and volunteer opportunity without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.
Black Women Build-Baltimore is committed to equal employment, participation, and volunteer opportunity without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.