511 E Patapsco Ave, Baltimore, MD 21225

410-707-7851

Action Baybrook

Grassroots action for change

What We're Doing - You Can Help Make Change!

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COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT

  • Creating a Vacants to Homeowners (V2H) program - Engaging community, funders, Community Law Center, UMBC, and local non-profits to create vacants to homeowners program, rehabilitating vacant properties to be sold to residents at affordable prices.  
  • We need you!  We need to know what you see - write down information, dates and times you see problems at area properties, especially vacant properties.  Let us know and we will provide you with a log book for free.  Sign up to help - report what you see.
  • Working in cooperation with residents and organizations in Baybrook.
  • Working with Friends of Garrett Park - supporting walking path construction, activating park space for fun and exercise.
  • Targeting increased housing inspections, enhanced vacant board-ups 
  • Liaison with Mayor's Office for direct City agency referrals  
  • Developing community impact statement opportunities

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BLIGHT

  • Monthly Trash Pick-up trash program - come with us or let us know where you want to pick-up and we'll help you.
  • Working with elected representatives, DPW, City agencies, and local communities to combat blight and reduce problem properties 
  • Working with area residents and businesses on community outreach and improvement 

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Working with commercial landowners to demolish, clean, and reactivate commercial properties
  • Engaging resources to improve homes for sale to homeowners.
  • Working in cooperation with local community coalition to create comprehensive employment skills and career training to provide meaningful opportunities for neighborhood adults and youth in core local businesses