Announcements / Jun 6th, 2020

A few ways to Support Black Artists, Restaurants, and Organizations

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We all can do so much more. One direct way is to ensure maximum financial support goes to Black artists and communities. From here on out, all of the Black performers who are included in the Sidewalk Serenades program and who lead virtual workshops will receive 100% of the proceeds from these events. We are honored to facilitate these events and know you will support these artists by joining and/or sharing the programs.


SIDEWALK SERENADES: Close (but not too close) Personal Concerts

100% of the proceeds go directly to these Artists:
SEP 19 | Josh Stokes
SEP 25 & 26 | Dyyo & Baatchoy
SEP 27 | Jazzo


OCT 3 | Christen B
OCT 10 |  Lafayette Gilchrist
OCT 30 | Lea Gilmore & The Juke Joint All Star’s Fat Blues Cabaret



SEP 19 – OCT 17 | Kerplunk! Live: Black Artists Matter * Youth & Family

SEP 26 | Paint in Patterson Park w/ Jasmin Manning 
OCT 2 | Hip Hop Dance in Patterson Park w/ India Palmer


Creative Allies: Creativity | Conversations I Community


Let your window be your voice – Baltimore Window Gallery


National Resources List
Black-Owned Restaurants in Maryland


The Pennsylvania Avenue Black Arts & Entertainment District | Website | Donate
Our mission is to continue the revitalization efforts of West Baltimore through culture, arts, and entertainment.

R.I.S.E Arts Center of Baltimore | Facebook | Donate
We provide a multidisciplinary arts education to the children and youth of minorities and youth with disabilities of Baltimore City. 

WombWork Productions | Website | Donate
Out of the darkness comes the light of understanding. WombWork Productions, Inc. brings together art and spirit through traditional art forms and showcases socially relevant productions that empower performers and youth in social change issues.

Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle | Website | Donate
Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS) is a grassroots think-tank that advances the public policy interest of Black people, in Baltimore, through: youth leadership development, political advocacy, and autonomous intellectual innovation.

Associated Black Charities | Website | Donate
We must continue to build and invest in our communities and the Black and brown workers who want to work and focus on their greatness.



Black Lives Matter | Donate | Resources
ActBlue | Donate | 
Split a donation to all the bail funds, mutual aid funds, and activist organizations listed.
Minnesota Freedom Fund
Black Visions Collective
Reclaim The Block
Campaign Zero 
Unicorn Riot | Independent Media