Leadership

ZEKE COHEN

Baltimore City Councilmember, 1st District

Healing City Co-Founder

Sponsor, Elijah Cummings Healing City Act

ANN COY

Overall HCB Coordinator

SEAN BRESCIA

MISSION

Healing City Co-Founder

Chair, HCB Marketing & Communications

DR. MELISSA BUCKLEY

Coppin State University

Healing City Co-Founder

Co-Chair, HCB Events & Engagement

NIGEL GARCIA

Baltimore Corps

Chair, HCB Partnerships

DR. PHIL LEAF

Johns Hopkins University

Chair, HCB Knowledge & Resources

City Liaisons

TISHA EDWARDS

Executive Director, Mayor's Office of Children & Family Success

SHANTAY JACKSON

Executive Director, Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety & Engagement

Steering Committee

MARK JEWS

Holistic Health

JEN EAMES

The Zanvyl & Isabelle Krieger Fund

DEAN LYNES

Independent Film Maker

BRYAN LYGHT

Center for Urban Families

DR. MICHAEL SINCLAIR

Morgan State University

DR. KEVIN DANIELS

Morgan State University

DONNA BRUCE

Social Activist/Beautician

RYAN TURNER

Community Law in Action

ISRAEL NUNEZ

Baltimore City Dept. of Recreation & Parks 

CHANEI CLEMONS

Roberta's House

WESLEY HAWKINS

The Nolita Project

TEVIS SIMON

A Walk By Faith Consulting

TROY STATON

More Than a Shop Initiative

EMILY AMES-MESSINGER

UMD Positive School Center

GWEN BROWN

Behavior Health System Baltimore

JAMAL TURNER

Baltimoreans for Educational Equity

KAREN WEBBER

Open Society Institute

Working Groups

PARTNERSHIPS

Creating meaning and purpose behind what it means to be an official trauma-informed partner of Healing City Baltimore, and facilitating outreach and recruitment.

EVENTS & ENGAGEMENT

Planning and organizing community-building and culture-changing efforts focused on understanding trauma and healing collectively.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Building awareness and momentum around the Healing City movement and the efforts of the other working groups.

KNOWLEDGE & RESOURCES

Positioning Healing City Baltimore as the umbrella resource for trauma-informed efforts in the city and building a library of knowledge and resource links relevant to our mission.

UNIVERSITY PARTNERS

Providing academic and subject-matter expertise and guidance to Healing City throughout all its efforts.

Partners

Champions (Individuals)
Affiliates (Organizations)
Advocates (Organizations)
Allies (Organizations)

Together, there is nothing we can't accomplish in achieving a racially, socially, and economically just and thriving Baltimore for ALL.

A dedicated group of community organizers, practioners, social workers and scholars have collectively spent thousands of hours concepting, planning and organizing Healing City Baltimore. THIS is Baltimore! Together we are defining our future.