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December 12, 1992
The Finance Committee of the University of Maryland System will conduct a public forum from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 16 at the University of Maryland Baltimore County in the Catonsville school's faculty/staff dining hall to discuss tuition policy.The committee will address these issues and others: Should the tuition policy of the 11-campus University of Maryland System ensure accessfor qualified students regardless of ability to pay? Should the system's institutions charge different tuition for different academic programs?
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NEWS
April 12, 1992
The Maryland Farm Bureau Dairy Committee, chaired by Myron Wilhide of Keymar, will conduct a milk marketing and pricing forum at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Walkersville Fire Hall, Frederick County.The purpose of the meeting is to discuss alternative milk-pricing strategies and examine the possibility of creating a state pricing structure similar to those in neighboring states to stimulate the shrinking dairy industry.Featured speakers include John Keeling from the American Farm Bureau Federation; Carol Dubard, a minority consultant to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry; Ed Coughlin from the National Milk Producers Association; and Charles Shaw, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
NEWS
March 14, 2007
The Baltimore Architecture Foundation's Spring Forum begins at noon today with a free lecture featuring Station North developers, including Jubilee Baltimore Inc.'s Charlie Duff. The public is invited to take a lunch to the Berman Auditorium of the Johns Hopkins Downtown Center, at Charles and Fayette streets. Future sessions will include: March 21: Ed Rutkowski, Patterson Park Community Development Corp.'s executive director, will discuss the corporation's role in Baltimore. March 28: Representatives from the Baltimore City Historical Society, Baltimore Architecture Foundation and Baltimore Heritage will discuss plans to renovate the Peale Museum and reopen it as the Baltimore City History Center.
NEWS
By John Fritze | October 26, 2007
Several hundred Baltimore parishioners met at Wayland Baptist Church in Ashburton last night to lobby public officials for more affordable housing and work training as part of the national base realignment process, which is expected to bring thousands of jobs to the region. Organized by the politically active religious group BRIDGE, the meeting was attended by Mayor Sheila Dixon, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and other elected, religious and union leaders. The group is asking officials to promote mixed-income housing, public transportation and work-force training to ensure that base realignment strengthens city neighborhoods.
NEWS
July 17, 1991
From: Lewis BracyPresidentBlacks for SuccessAs chairman of the Black Political Forum ofAnne Arundel County, I would like to express our appreciation to staff reporter JoAnna Daemmrich for her reporting on the trouble-plaguedcounty Housing Authority.Although there are many problems still facing the county Housing Authority, Ms. Daemmrich's articles, along with the Black Political Forum's report on the Neall administration, has yielded two positive results.The first was the appointment ofMs.
NEWS
By Andrea F. Siegel and Andrea F. Siegel,Sun Staff Writer | May 8, 1995
Anne Arundel County officials are offering up not a cup of coffee but a cup of worms to people who attend a garbage forum.Fifty cups of red wigglers and 50 compost bins will be handed out at the Wednesday workshop to induce people to try backyard composting.The forum, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Pascal Center of Anne Arundel Community College, is aimed at getting people to understand what happens to their trash and how to generate less to conserve landfill space."I wanted it to be a fun event, something people would want to come to. The worms are all that's left," said Anne Pearson, a member of the Citizens Solid Waste Advisory Committee.
NEWS
By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2012
A senior White House adviser outlined President Barack Obama's initiatives to make college more affordable and provide assistance to small businesses during an African-American policy forum at Morgan State University on Friday. Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to Obama, discussed ways the president is trying to address concerns in African-American communities and conveyed his support for historically black colleges and universities. The White House has hosted similar sessions around the country.
NEWS
December 8, 1992
It truly is the year of the woman.Women have been elected to fill five of the six offices in the Black Political Forum, a bipartisan coalition of black politicians 11 and community leaders. It is the first time the 4-year-old organization has had more than one woman holding an office in the organization."The only position any woman has ever held in the organization is that of secretary," said the forum's newly elected chairwoman, Sheryl E. Banks.In addition to Ms. Banks, Cydnee L. Woodson was elected vice chairwoman; Andrea Y. McGowan was elected treasurer; Jacquelyn I. Allsup was elected assistant treasurer; and Janice E. Hayes-Williams was elected corresponding secretary.
NEWS
By Staff report | May 22, 1991
The Black Political Forum of Annapolis honored anti-drug activist Randy Rowel at an event Sunday celebrating the birthday of Malcolm X.Rowel, a co-founder of the anti-drug Planning Action Committees of Anne Arundel County, received the forum's first "Malcolm X -- The Man" award."
NEWS
May 18, 1995
Parent involvement in school-improvement teams is among the topics that will be discussed today at the Baltimore school board's fourth citywide public forum.The forum will give parents and the public a chance to voice concerns and ask questions about city schools.It will start at 6:30 p.m. at Coldstream Park Elementary School, 1400 Exeter Hall Ave. in the Waverly area.
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