Follow along with the progress BAAM has made over the summer. Stories on the new academic building, updates on the after school programs, scholarship recipients, and more!
James Bell will join Building African-American Minds Inc. as the new director of instruction,
academic support and
Bell was recently named a finalist for superintendent of Talbot County Public Schools and will focus on developing instructional and social-emotional support programs for students and adults.
For 10 years, the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award honors good work being done in the
Monday afternoon, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot presented that prize to the 2021 recipient Derrick Day with Building African African Minds.
The opening of the Building African American Minds Athletic Center at 31 Jowite Street in
December 2019 was a dream come
true for BAAM founders Dina and Derick Daly…
EASTON — The lieutenant governor of Maryland toured the campus of Easton-based Building
African-American Minds (BAAM) on
Friday, which kicked off its fundraising campaign for the opening of a tuition-free private
school in Easton.
For close to four centuries, the Mid-Shore has debated the pros and cons of “Come Heres” by the
“From Heres.” Harking
back to when white settlers were starting to arrive in Maryland in the 1600s, there has been a
longstanding caution by
those born in the five-county region to outsiders moving into their communities…
The list of 2020 Community Impact Award winners includes the BAAM Athletic Center, Town Center
St. Michaels, Waterfowl
Festival, and The Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Marla and Harold Baines won the individual
The Caliber Awards is an annual event honoring the work of local organizations and individuals
for their contributions
to the public behavioral health system in the mid-shore region. Four (4) main awards are
presented, including: Achieving
Excellence through Effective Programming, Achieving Excellence through the Empowerment of
Excellence through Interagency and Community Collaboration, and Lifetime Achievement. Special
Recognitions are also