University of Maryland Extension

Baltimore City Extension Celebrates 67 Years of Service!

The University of Maryland Extension–Baltimore City (UME–BC) is celebrating 67 years of providing service and education to the Baltimore City community. Please join us on Tuesday, September 17 from 3 pm – 6 pm at the Extension office 6615 Reisterstown Road, Suite 201, Baltimore, MD 21215 to experience hands-on interactive educational activities, receive information highlighting our programs, and launch new initiatives.

UME-BC is the statewide, community based educational program of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland College Park and Eastern Shore. Since the 1940s, UME-BC has delivered research-based programs to city residents in the areas of Urban Agriculture, 4-H Youth Development, Nutrition Education and Financial Management to solve problems and improve lives and neighborhoods. The three-fold mission is to contribute to the well-being of local residents by increasing economic prosperity, improving environmental quality and enhancing quality of life.

In addition to providing direct services throughout the city, join UME-BC as we provide expanded community and workforce development capacity building initiatives that will educate and train community members in Baltimore City. Come learn more about how UME-BC is addressing major community issues including obesity, youth development, general health, financial literacy, and food production, quality and access.

For more information contact: The University of Maryland Extension at (410) 856-1850 or email rhollid1@umd.edu to address any additional questions/concerns.

Manami Brown, M.Ed.
City Extension Director

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