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Debbie Ramsey Executive Director & Founder

Greetings Friends, This year Unified Efforts, Inc. open its doors to forty school age students. We doubled our attendance from our 2016 enrollment. Clearly, we have responded to the needs of this historic community known as Penn-North. Students were from surrounding west Baltimore neighborhoods. Many were within walking distance and others arrived by public and private transportation. The boys outnumbered the girls. The ages ranged from five to nineteen years of age. Included in our population were students assigned to us from Baltimore City’s Office of Employment and Development: Youth Works. Our hours of operation, Monday through Friday from 9am to 5 pm for four consecutive weeks. An additional week was added to accommodate the Youth Works students. We began on June 26 th and concluded on July 21 st . (Youth Works ended July 28th). This was also our second consecutive year at Fulton Baptist Church, located at 1630 W. North Avenue Baltimore, MD 21217. In the heart of Penn-North and bordered by Upton, Sandtown-Winchester, Fulton Heights and Reservoir Hill communities. We are humbled and appreciative of Fulton Baptist Church’s Pastor Julian Rivera and its entire congregation for allowing our program to be housed at their community center. Unified Efforts, Inc. is earnestly seeking to develop, build and construct its own permanent home within the Penn-North community. Presently, this endeavor is in the works: There is no end date. This program would not have been made possible without the continued support of our friends. On behalf of the parents, the community, our children and care providers we thank you all in helping to make this year’s program a success and more importantly, for five weeks we kept forty children safe and sound. Peace and Light to All,

“ Following the North Star – heading our children in the right direction”

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