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Community Data

The data collected is based on the 9 Community Statistical Areas (CSA) encompassing surrounding Morgan State University. Community Statistical Areas are clusters of neighborhoods developed by the City’s Planning Department based on recognizable city neighborhoods (Baltimore City Planning, 2104). Data reported for the CSAs follow the updated 2010 Census Tract boundaries which corresponds to neighborhoods which vary in size.

Many of the data sources for the measured indicators come from several secondary sources: Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance (BNIA), Baltimore City OPEN Data, Baltimore City Police Department-Northeast Police District, and Maryland State Report Card. The secondary sources for data include vital signs or indicators under a wide range of topic areas that have been generated internally or externally. Due to generation of information, the MCM examines public data information that fit the information needs of the selected priority indicators.

MCM Priority Area 1: Public Health, Crime and Safety Goals

  • Improve safety on the MSU campus and community environments
  • Address specific health concerns for the community
  • Work with student organizations to create awareness in the community on health & safety seminars, conferences and clean-up exercises
  • Raise awareness about environmental sustainability through community education and outreach
  • Improve the quality of the natural environments within the MCM geographical areas and Morgan State University campus

MCM Priority Area 2: Education and Youth Development Goals

  • Improve the quality of schools in the Northeast neighborhoods
  • Develop research-based and partnership-driven policy initiatives to support education
  • Partner with initiatives, projects and programs in the development and empowerment of youths in our neighborhood in education and sport
  • Partner with institutions, organizations, and agencies to sponsor educational competitions, and internships

MCM Priority Area 3: Economic Development and Entrepreneurship Goals

  • Support business and entrepreneurial courses and programs for artisan, students and business persons within the MCM geographical areas and Morgan State University campus
  • Partner faculty and students in applying for grant that will be beneficial to Morgan State University and MCM geographical areas
  • Increase marketability of the communities around Morgan to build a vibrant local economy
  • Encourage the revitalization of commercial areas to attract business opportunities

MCM Priority Area 4: C.A.R.E.S (Creativity Art Recreation Entertainment and Services Goals

  • Support programs and events with mutual benefits for Morgan State University and MCM geographical areas
  • Raise awareness about recreational and entertainment activities in our community through community education and outreach
  • Partner with institutions, organizations and agencies to sponsor art and music competitions

 

COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION REPRESNTATIVE EMAIL
Arcadia Improvement Association Gene Ward president@arcadia-baltimore.org
Belair-Edison Community Association Rita Crews Ritacrews@verizon.net
Beverly Hills Improvement Association Mary Buedel goldiem1951@gmail.com
Cedmont Community Improvement Association Linda Gruzs lindagruzs116@gmail.com
Cedonia Community Association Winette Downer wined56@gmail.com
East Rosemont Community Association Erica Wernery jlberica@gmail.com
Frankford Improvement Association Barbara Jackson Faltz524@gmail.com
Gardenville Community Association Pete Moody lump5916@cavtel.net
Gardenville Community Association Patricia Long PALONG1@msn.com
Glenham-Belhar Community Association Anne Yastremski ayastrem@gmail.com
Hamilton Hills Neighborhood Assn Gavin Schmitt presidenthhna@gmail.com
Harford Park Community Association Cathy Thompson cathompson2517@gmail.com 
Lauraville Improvement Assn Cecilia Landers cecilia@landersclan.com
Mayfield Improvement Assn Deborah Mason masonexpat@aol.com
Moravia-Walther Imp Assn John Harris john2harris@gmail.com
Morgan Park Imp Assn Valencia D. Baker vdbaker1@gmail.com
North Harford Rd Community Association Lisa Daniels nhrca@aol.com
Overlea Community Assn Carol Stover carolstover@comcast.net
Parkside Improvement Assn Jean Eckles
Valley Park Community Assn Kim Sealover ksealov1@jhmi.edu
Waltherson Improvement Association Robert Walshe robert.walshe@gmail.com
Westfield Neighborhood Improvement Association Alison James alleymcat@hotmail.com
Business Associations
Gardenville-Belair Business Association. Cathy Kratovil cathy@visualsgd.net
Hamilton Business Association Krista Cushman info@MuttMartBaltimore.com
Overlea-Fullerton Business & Professional Association Donna Bethke ptavon@comcast.net
Valley Park Community Assn Kim Sealover ksealov1@jhmi.edu