EASTON — Perhaps you have a great idea for a business. How do you launch it, fund it and market it?...
Students in the Building African American Minds (BAAM) program recite the BAAM Pledge during the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration...
EASTON — A trim and high-energy Governor-elect Wes Moore came to Easton on Monday, Jan. 9, and visited two of the Black community’s important institutions in town. He started at the BAAM (Building African American Minds) center on Jowite Street and...
EASTON, Md. - $1 million of federal funding will go towards
a new facility for the Building African American Minds
The children's center, adjacent to BAAM's current facility, will be torn down. BAAM's new facility will then build from the ground up in the old centers place. The three-story facility will feed young minds and bodies alike...
Updates on academic programming, community support, and the new BAAM class! Read more to also find updates regarding our summer program!
Choptank Community Health System is partnering with Building African American Minds as a participant in BAAM’s ‘Your Wellness Matters’ program to help address students’ physical and mental health needs through monthly educational sessions. BAAM’s ‘Your Wellness Matters’ program was recently...
EASTON — Easton community group Building African American Minds recently received approval for more than a million dollars in bond bills to fund the construction of a new academic building
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 community wellness.
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 community.
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
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 award
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 Consumers, Achieving Excellence through
Interagency and Community Collaboration, and Lifetime
Achievement. Special Recognitions are also awarded