Growing CHAI’s Tech Capacity

November 7, 2022

The Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN), an agency focused on the strategic and equitable use of technology, partnered with the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to create the Nonprofit Tech Readiness (NTR) for Jewish Agencies, a six-month program that builds internal technology management capacity and provides dedicated coaching to address their most urgent technology needs.... Read More

Building Community Through Conversations

November 6, 2022

CHAI’s Community Conversations invites community members to explore the overlap and friction among people of diverse backgrounds who live, work, pray and play in northwest Baltimore. Now in its fourth cohort, the program has evolved into its most inclusive and accessible iteration yet. Offering sessions both in-person and online via Zoom, the current series Can... Read More

Strengthening and Beautifying Park Heights

November 3, 2022

Early this year, CHAI established the Northwest Leadership Academy (NWLA) to develop new leaders and stimulate community-driven projects. The first cohort of 24 northwest Baltimore residents has learned about grassroots organizing and utilized their training to plan and implement two projects to benefit Park Heights. The first, a community cleanup, was held in conjunction with... Read More

Supporting Members and Saluting Veterans

November 2, 2022

Edward A. Myerberg Center member, veteran, and longtime Bagel Boy, Marshall Sapperstein, first shared the idea of hosting a Veterans Day Celebration over six years ago. Each year since, the Myerberg has welcomed veterans and their loved ones, community members and public officials to enjoy special guest speakers and performers in honor of those who... Read More

A Musical Alliance Inspires Meaning at Weinberg Villages

October 13, 2022

One of the many benefits of residing in a CHAI senior living community is the programming that creates an active and engaged environment. From fall 2021 through summer 2022, the Iris Music Project (IMP) brought an “ensemble-in-residence” to CHAI’s Weinberg Village campus. Community-embedded musicians presented concerts, rehearsed on campus and worked collaboratively with community members... Read More

Village Gathering Hosts Compelling Veteran Reporter

October 13, 2022

Northwest Neighbors Connecting (NNC) continues to produce dynamic cultural, social and educational programming for its engaged members. After a two-month summer break, NNC members were thrilled to resume their monthly Village Gathering in September at the Edward A. Myerberg Center, particularly as Jayne Miller, the former chief investigative reporter for the WBAL-TV I-Team, was the... Read More

A Transformative Day of Learning

October 13, 2022

Last summer, CHAI held a special day of learning for our board and staff at an event made possible through gifts honoring the memory of Arnold Kohn, a respected and beloved CHAI board member. The Kohn family loved the idea and created a fund to support an annual Arnold Kohn Lay/Pro Day of Learning. The... Read More

Toward a Whole and Just Community for All

October 12, 2022

At this special time of year – the Jewish High Holiday season – CHAI is pleased to share its Jewish Identity & Values guide, originally showcased at our annual meeting in June 2022. This guide is the result of a deep study of Jewish texts, teachings and traditions that underpin CHAI’s mission. As an agency... Read More

Assisting Older Neighbors to Retain their Homes

September 21, 2022

Upon learning that a group of residents in a local condominium community were at risk of losing their homes due to a special assessment, CHAI stepped in to provide critical expert assistance. Many of the owners are older adults who live on fixed incomes and cannot afford the cost of the assessment on top of... Read More

Spotlight on a Long-time Superstar

September 21, 2022

For close to four decades, CHAI has been providing safe and affordable housing for seniors. For 24 of those years, Tony Marzocchi, the Director of Maintenance for CHAI’s Weinberg Senior Living communities, has been bringing his dedication and expertise to ensure the highest living standards for older adults. Thanks to his leadership, CHAI’s affordable senior... Read More