After a year and a half of sitting inside and peering at a computer screen, Kamaya Taylor is glad to be outside. Kamaya, who lives in Westport, spent last summer completing a virtual math program. This summer, she’s cleaning streets and planting trees for the Westport Community Economic Development Corp., an organization that aims to improve quality of life in low-income South Baltimore neighborhoods. “I like cleaning up. It’s nice to have a clean community,” Kamaya said.
After scaling back due to COVID, Baltimore’s YouthWorks program welcomes some teens back to in-person jobs this summer
July 12, 2021