Maryland

Meet the Ascend community partners in Maryland

NameCohortCityStateOrganizationURLgroup_hfilter
Allegany County Human Resources Development CommissionCumberlandAllegany County Human Resources Development Commissionwww.alleganyhrdc.orgascend-network
Bowie State UniversityBowieBowie State Universitywww.bowiestate.edu/ascend-network
CASALangley ParkCASAwearecasa.org/ascend-network
Center for Urban FamiliesBaltimore CityCenter for Urban Familieswww.cfuf.org/ascend-network
Christina ChurchBaltimoreMaryland Department of Human Servicesdhs.maryland.gov/featured-guests
Community Action Council of Howard County MarylandColumbiaCommunity Action Council of Howard County Marylandwww.cac-hc.org/ascend-network
Dr. Barbara GaultSilver SpringSocial Equity Strategiesascend.aspeninstitute.org/introducing-the-2020-2021-ascend-national-advisors/psp-national-advisor-phase-2 psp-community
Dr. Joseph WrightCheverlyUniversity of Maryland Capital Region Healthwww.umms.org/capitalfp-advisors-2020 family-prosperity-innovation-community
Dr. Rohini AnandPotomacRohini Anand LLCwww.rohinianand.com/fp-advisors-2020 family-prosperity-innovation-community
Frederick Community CollegeFrederickFrederick Community Collegewww.frederick.edu/ascend-network
Garrett County Community Action CommitteeOaklandGarrett County Community Action Committeewww.garrettcac.org/ascend-network
Horizon Goodwill IndustriesHagerstownhorizongoodwill.org/ascend-network
Human Services Programs of Carroll County, Inc.WestministerHuman Services Programs of Carroll County, Inc.hspinc.org/ascend-network
Johns Hopkins University, International Arts + Mind LabBaltimoreJohns Hopkins University, International Arts + Mind Labwww.artsandmindlab.org/ascend-network
Joseph JonesBaltimore CityCenter for Urban Familieswww.cfuf.org/2018-ascend-fellows ascend-fellows
Maryland Department of Human ServicesBaltimoreMaryland Department of Human Servicesdhr.maryland.gov/ascend-network
Maryland Family NetworkBaltimoreMaryland Family Networkwww.marylandfamilynetwork.org/ascend-network
National Black Child Development InstituteSilver SpringNational Black Child Development Institutewww.nbcdi.org/ascend-network
Office of Maryland Governor Larry HoganBaltimoreOffice of Maryland Governor Larry Hogangovernor.maryland.gov/archived-member
Ready at FiveBaltimoreReady at Fivewww.readyatfive.org/ascend-network
Sarita Gupta, Silver SpringFord Foundationwww.fordfoundation.org/fp-advisors-2017 fp-advisors-2020 family-prosperity-innovation-community
United Way of Central MarylandElkridgeUnited Way of Central Marylandwww.uwcm.org/main/ascend-network
US Dream AcademySilver SpringUS Dream Academywww.usdreamacademy.orgascend-network
WorkSource MontgomeryWheatonWorkSource Montgomeryworksourcemontgomery.com/ascend-network
Yoslin Amaya HernandezRockvilleGeneration Hopewww.generationhope.org/psp-parent-advisors-2020 psp-community
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