CHAI Creates Connections for Community Educators

April 9, 2024

For over 25 years, CHAI has been working to support northwest Baltimore schools. In 2021, CHAI began convening principals from the 10 public schools we serve to exchange ideas and support one another in navigating the pandemic’s effects on schools. After a brief hiatus, CHAI reconvened the All Principals group last month at a fun... Read More

CHAI Adds Post-Purchase Education to Homeowner Services

April 9, 2024

 As a HUD-certified housing counseling agency, CHAI continues to grow its services to support homeownership in Baltimore. Last month, we held our first-ever post-purchase workshop, welcoming ten recent homeowners from Baltimore City and Baltimore County for a virtual education session. The workshop included information on the annual escrow analysis, homeowner tax credits, best practices... Read More

Staying Connected – NNC’s Winter 2024 Newsletter

February 22, 2024

CHAI’s Northwest Neighbors Connecting (NNC) is a synergetic group of individuals who give and receive services supporting their ability to age in place while enhancing their physical, emotional, and social well-being. Explore some of their latest stories, news, and events!  Read More

CHAI Welcomes Antonio Bannister

February 19, 2024

CHAI is excited to announce that Antonio “Tony” Bannister has joined our team as the Director of Community & School Engagement for Pikesville. Tony brings more than two decades of experience in education, serving as a Baltimore County Public Schools teacher and Special Educator. His expertise in developing and implementing best practices for programs within... Read More

Sandy Johnson Leaves a Decades-long Legacy in the Fallstaff Neighborhood

February 19, 2024

After over two and a half decades of generous service, approximately 7 years as 2nd vice president and 19 years as president of the Fallstaff Improvement Association (FIA), Sandra A. Johnson will be stepping down. Sandy became president of FIA in 2005, initially focusing her work on environment, sanitation and education. Over the years, she... Read More

The Impact of Connectivity

February 19, 2024

Northwest Neighbors Connecting (NNC), is a dynamic village of active, creative, and independent adults. CHAI is proud to support NNC in its mission to provide a strong network of members who lean on and learn from each other. Recently, NNC was featured in The Beacon as one of a few villages in Baltimore offering community... Read More

Pathways to Homeownership in Northwest Baltimore

February 19, 2024

CHAI is thrilled to extend our longstanding commitment to promoting homeownership in northwest Baltimore through a new program aimed at helping participants get ready to take the big step of buying their first home. The Northwest Baltimore Partnership’s Ready Set Own – Pathway to Homeownership launched in December and held its second workshop in the... Read More

CHAI Welcomes Emma Jarvis and Audrey C. Weiss

January 23, 2024

Emma Jarvis joined CHAI in December of 2023 as the new Fallstaff Community Organizer. Emma first discovered her passion for assisting individuals as a volunteer with the Plantation Park Heights Urban Farm, where she coordinated the Youth Works program. She is excited to bring this experience, in addition to a background in communications and Spanish... Read More

Holiday Hop at the Myerberg

January 23, 2024

The Edward A. Myerberg Center’s mission of inspiring healthy aging through wellness, creativity, and connection was on full display during the 2nd annual Holiday Hop at the Myerberg last month. Nearly 100 people came ready to celebrate in the festive spirit and enjoy each other’s company. The Jewish Library of Baltimore, which brought books to... Read More

Cross Country Elementary/Middle School Grand Opening

January 23, 2024

What an honor to celebrate the grand opening of the new Cross Country Elementary/Middle School (CCEMS) alongside the school community at a ribbon cutting celebration on December 13. Remarks from Dr. Sonja Santelises, CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools, Principal LaShella Stanfield and elected officials, including Mayor Brandon Scott and Maryland State Delegate Sandy Rosenberg,... Read More