Loyola University Maryland

Center for Community, Service, and Justice

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The Center for Community, Service, and Justice operates as a member of multiple local, national and international coalition groups for social change.  Membership affiliations include the Coalitions below:

Community Development Network of Maryland (CDN)’s Baltimore City committee is the voice for Baltimore’s community development community, particularly it’s critically important nonprofit, small developer and community based organization members. Bi-Monthly CDN Meetings take place on the third Friday of every other month. Contact odette@communitydevelepmentmd.org for details.

The Maryland Alliance for the Poor (MAP) is a coalition of service providers, faith groups, and other organizations working together to advocate for statewide public policy and programs that help Marylanders living in or near poverty. Since 1988, MAP has worked to be a voice for the voiceless – speaking out on issues relating to welfare and other income supports, housing and homelessness, energy assistance, food and nutrition, health care, child care – and other issues of importance to Maryland’s most vulnerable residents.

Stopping Homelessness and Reducing Poverty (SHARP) is a coalition of service providers and advocates in Baltimore City working to end the injustice of poverty and homelessness.

York Road Partnership (YRP) is a membership network of 20+ neighborhoods and affiliates promoting the vitality of Baltimore City’s York Road community as a desirable urban environment in which to live, shop, work and worship. Explore YRP's website for general body meetings as well as committee meetings.