EPISODE 57: Hemminger of Thread tells her personal story with Maurice

If you have been following our Baltimore Positive journey since the spring, you know that one name and one organization have been mentioned repeatedly by many of our esteemed guests and local leaders. Many of our brightest minds have told us that Sarah Hemminger of Thread is a local leader in changing the lives of young people in Baltimore.

Despite being a self-described “introvert,” Don Mohler and Nestor Aparicio managed to get two hours of incredible detail about the concept and implementation of Thread, Hemminger’s evolving organization designed to take at-risk 9th graders and provide a resource that will get them to high school graduation.

Let Sarah Hemminger tell you about her special relationship with Maurice, a young man she met 15 years ago in beginning Thread in final of three chunky, emotional, eye-opening segments.

This is why we did Baltimore Positive…

 

OUR UPCOMING BALTIMORE POSITIVE EVENTS:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26: Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will join us at State Fare in Catonsville at 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2: Our U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes from the 3rd District will join us at Faidley’s Seafood in Lexington Market at 11 a.m.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3: A morning doubleheader with Baltimore Homecoming leaders J.M. Schapiro and Nate Loewentheil at 8:45 a.m. and our U.S. Senator Ben Cardin at 10 a.m. from State Fare in Catonsville.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10: State Senator Bill Ferguson will join us at Faidley’s Seafood in Lexington Market at 9 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16: Local business leader Mark Weller joins us at Rye Street Tavern at 5:30 p.m. for a special Happy Hour from Port Covington.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18: Former NAACP President Ben Jealous joins us at 11 a.m. at State Fare in Catonsville.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7: Chair of the Appropriation Committee of the Maryland House of Delgates Maggie McIntosh will join us at State Fare in Catonsville at 9 a.m.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21: We are back at State Fare in Catonsville for an powerful doubleheader with Maryland Speaker of The House Adrienne Jones at 10 a.m. and Baltimore City Schools C.E.O. Sonya Santelise at 11:30 a.m.

We want to thank all of our sponsors, supporters and friends who have allowed this Baltimore Positive platform and movement to become part of your lives and routine. And thank you for sharing our conversations with your community and world!

Hope to see you around Baltimore soon..

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