UWCM (United Way of Central MD) Parking + Building Access Directions


​​*If this is your first visit to United Way's office (new location as of 2017), please try to arrive 25 mins early*
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Office Address: 1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 340, Baltimore, MD 21230 
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Parking Lot + Tunnel: map

​​Parking + Building Access Directions: please carefully read below

1. Drive to the BLUE LOT and pull up to the left side Visitors lane (the other lane is for card holders only). Use the intercom to inform security you have a meeting with United Way. 

2. Walk to the the tunnel entrance (see map - located at the end of a long sidewalk and has signage on the outside of the building).  

3. Use the intercom at the tunnel entrance (inform security again you have a meeting with United Way). 

4. Once in the long tunnel walkway, proceed through the cafeteria, then turn right and go to the front entrance where the security desk is located. Inform security again you have a meeting with United Way. You will then be directed to the United Way elevator. The security guard will enable the elevator to open on the 3rd floor so that you can proceed directly to United Way Headquarters.


Food + Beverages: The building cafeteria has a Subway, pizza shop, and coffee shop. 


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Tuesday, April 11, 2017


Events

Webcast and Live Event | Toxic Inequality: Race, Mobility, Wealth, and Politics in Today's America | April 19, 5:30 p.m. EDT

CFED and New America host this conversation on the racial wealth divide, public policy, and politics that continue to deepen our financial, racial, and social divides. Click here to RSVP for the live webcast, or to attend the event in Washington, D.C.

HUD Webcast | Using the Historic Tax Credit (HTC) for Affordable Housing | May 4, 2 p.m. EDT

HUD's Office of Environment and Energy will host this webinar to delineate HTC program requirements, dispel myths about the program, share successful case studies, and answer questions live from HUD headquarters. 

Resources

Neighborhoods by Numbers: An Introduction to Finding and Using Small Area Data | New Book from Center for Community Progress / Free Download

This new book by CCP senior fellow, Alan Mallach, shows how to navigate datasets and effectively use the data to shape community planning and revitalization decisions. Designed for both newcomers and experienced hands. Includes basic tutorials, advanced resources, and more. Download here.

Issue Brief | Health Impact Assessment Can Inform Community Development Decisions | Pew Charitable Trusts

Conducting health impact assessments (HIAs) can help build collaboration across community organizations in order to improve public health. This brief shows how HIAs can give concrete data and help professionals assess and address impacts ahead of time.

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Lawn Sign Liberalism
Miriam Axel-Lute, Shelterforce
Seeing "No Matter Where You're From, We're Glad You're Our Neighbor" lawn signs everywhere makes me smile. They also make me cringe. Because while the makers of the sign mean "what country you're from," what the sign says is "no matter where you're from," and I know that for most of these folks who plant the signs, that actually isn't true. They'll swear it is, but their actions and words will show . . . More

Brent Kakesako
An Indigenous Approach to Succession and Mentoring
Brent Kakesako, Hawai'i Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development
We each have lions at our respective nonprofits who were and are tireless in their advocacy, doing the work of at least three people--because they had to. But the question many of us put off answering is: What will happen when they are gone? How do we create transition and succession plans for them and in turn . . . More

Alan Jenkins
10 Ways to Speak Truth to Powerful Lies
Alan Jenkins, The Opportunity Agenda
In an era of alternative facts and downright lies--often coming from the highest levels of government--it's a daily struggle to promote the continued benefit of our social justice work and a positive, inclusive vision for our country, one rooted in truth and fairness. But research points to clear ways that we as advocates can overcome the fiction and push reality. Here are 10 of them.

You Said It!

I don't know about how realistic it is for most urban folk to move to a rural county seat just for the affordable housing . . . --Roy Lowenstein, more

The transportation challenge cannot be overstated--it makes little sense to live in a walkable small town if work is an hour's drive away and . . . --Matt Boulanger, more

To many, walkability is a big city liberal value and 'real America' makes it easy to drive . . . 
--Brandon, more

What about cooperative housing locations in the midst of the those monolithic commercial and industrial complexes where jobs are available? Big employers should note what benefits they could get from . . . --Herb Fisher, more

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