Members of CHAI’s Board Honored by The Associated

July 13, 2022

CHAI is proud to announce that The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore has honored two members of CHAI’s dedicated Board of Directors with awards that recognize the work of young professionals who commit their time and talent to support to the Associated, its agencies, and the community. Eugene Poverni is the recipient of the Fred... Read More

Reflections on Fiscal Year 2022

July 13, 2022

CHAI would like to thank the many members of our community who joined our Annual Meeting on June 15 to reflect on the projects and people that made FY 2022 a success. There was much to celebrate as we gathered to thank outgoing President Howard Sollins, welcome incoming President Peter Burstein, install our new board,... Read More

CHAI’s Board Leadership Goes from Strength to Strength

June 7, 2022

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams. As we look ahead to CHAI’s Annual Meeting, we extend our sincerest gratitude to Howard Sollins for his exemplary leadership of the agency during these past two years as Board President. Howard’s... Read More

Celebrating Progress in Central Park Heights

June 7, 2022

CHAI was honored to host community members and stakeholders at a groundbreaking ceremony on May 20 for Woodland Gardens II, a 75-unit rental property that will provide connected and affordable living for northwest Baltimore seniors. As construction vehicles worked on the Woodland Gardens II site, guests gathered on the adjacent lot (the future home of... Read More

Honoring Principal and Community Partner, Faith Hibbert

June 7, 2022

After 30 years in education, Dr. Faith Hibbert, celebrated principal of Fallstaff Elementary/Middle School is retiring. For over 15 years, Dr. Hibbert has worked to ensure that Fallstaff students are taught in a safe and supportive environment and provided with the academic and social skills necessary to realize their full potential. In addition to her... Read More

Myerberg Completes Extensive Building Renovations — Enhancing Onsite Programming and Events

June 7, 2022

Whether online, onsite or a hybrid of the two, the Edward A. Myerberg Center continues to inspire new adventures by providing members and subscribers with engaging classes and programs in a warm and welcoming environment. With members and visitors returning to the center for in-person courses and events, the Myerberg embarked on an extensive makeover—which... Read More

In Perspective: Building Strong Communities in Baltimore City

June 7, 2022

In the Associated’s latest In Perspective briefing, Lisa Budlow, CEO of CHAI, along with Sol Davis, Executive Director of the Jewish Museum of Maryland, discuss how current and future projects will strengthen the neighborhoods of Central Park Heights, Pimlico and Jonestown. Sara Paranilam, Division Chief, Policy and Data Analysis, Baltimore City Department of Planning shares... Read More

CHAI’s Sherrell Savage Receives Community Honor

May 9, 2022

At its core, community organizing is about building relationships. When the Word of Life Church was relocating to the Glen neighborhood, the pastor, Dr. Jermaine Johnson, turned to CHAI’s Northwest Community and Schools Director, Sherrell Savage, a master relationship builder, to engage with community. Over the years, Sherrell has helped the pastor and his congregation... Read More

NNC Group Trips Return with Gusto

May 9, 2022

CHAI’s Northwest Neighbors Connecting (NNC) is a member-led community of over one hundred active, creative and independent older adults who design, plan and implement programming, trips and events, staying engaged and connected as they age in community. When pandemic restrictions started to ease, NNC members were ecstatic to be able to come together again to... Read More

CHAI Welcomes Shlomo Berman

May 9, 2022

CHAI is excited to share that Shlomo Berman joined our professional team on April 25 as Executive Assistant. Having worked for Talmudical Academy summer camps for 14 years and most recently Yeshiva of Greater Washington, Shlomo brings a wealth of administrative experience to support CHAI’s management team and board of directors. A longtime resident of... Read More