Baltimore (WJZ) — The Baltimore Community Mediation Center honored Baltimore citizens Thursday night for their work as volunteers and leaders in the community.
“Thank you for joining us in celebrating the hard work that we, along with so many others, are doing on behalf of peace in Baltimore City. By being here, you are showing your commitment to help us all #BMorePeaceful. It’s awe-inspiring and something truly to be celebrated,” Shantay Guy, CEO, and Brandon Scott, BCMC Board President and Baltimore city council member, said in a statement to the celebration.
The Baltimore Community Mediation Center work includes helping neighborhoods and organization through workforce development organizations, and training volunteer mediators to work within communities.
The celebration was geared toward recognizing the work being done in Baltimore to change the community for the better and included a silent auction to raise funds.
The event included musical performances by Western High School Band, spoken word performances by Jay Lewis and Mohamed Tall, with Dewmore Baltimore.
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