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Getting to GHCC During Charles Street Construction

Construction has begun once again in front of our building, and access has changed… again.

GHCC main offices are located at 3503 North Charles Street. The Adult Learning Center is located next door at the University Baptist Church, 3501 North Charles Street. Our buildings are just east of the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus, at the intersection of Charles Street and Greenway.

To get to us, use the directions located here.

* Vehicles and foot traffic may access Charles Street at the end of Greenway – just stay to the left of the ‘Road Closed’ sign and turn right after about 30 feet onto Charles Street. 

GHCC Honors Adult Learners and Teachers

622A7833“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Arthur Ward.

Intake and Assessment specialist JoAnn McKinney shared Ward’s words this past Tuesday evening at GHCC’s Adult Learning Center’s (ALC) 24th Annual Achievement Event, which celebrates the accomplishments of learners enrolled in ALC classes. More than 100 community members, ALC supporters, volunteers, and learners attended the event, which was hosted at the Second Presbyterian Church’s Smith Hall. Read more here.

$12,000 raised for residents of East 26th Street

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The Charles Village Civic Association (CVCA) will distribute $12,000 to the displaced residents of East 26th Street, made possible by the money raised for the It Takes The Village Fund.  GHCC served as the fiscal sponsor for the fully tax deductible contributions to the fund, which was established on May 7.

Read the full press release here. Photo courtesy of P. Kenneth Burns/WYPR.

Community Workforce Director featured in Al Jazeera

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GHCC Community Workforce Director, Chris Wilson, was recently interviewed by Al Jazeera about his life story and why he does the work he does. Below is an excerpt:

Like most ex-offenders, Wilson faced challenges when he got out, but he also saw opportunities. Today, in addition to being a full-time student with a full-time job, he has started two businesses. Because he has fared better than others, Wilson is determined to help formerly incarcerated men have an opportunity to build the life he once constructed out of old magazine pages, photographs and Scotch tape.

“I understand what it’s like to want a second chance. I wouldn’t be here today if people didn’t give me one,” he says. “And to be able to give it [back] is a good feeling.” Click here to read the full article.

 

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