The East Baltimore Historical Library preserves and shares the rich history of a community that continues to rise and yield strong families and prominent individuals who have impacted the city, state and nation. EBHL:
EBHL is a place where young people and adults can gain knowledge of a strong, resilient community that continues to demonstrate the will to survive and thrive. Armed with the knowledge of their rich and proud heritage, young people of East Baltimore will discover that “all things are possible.” It is also a healing place where elders can reflect and share neighborhood history while celebrating the community’s vibrant past that laid the foundation for its future.
Nia Redmond, President and Founder
Independent Community Activist
Larry Schugam, First Vice President
Senior Director of Community Development, Comprehensive Housing Assistance,
Doris Talley, Second Vice President
Catherine Benton-Jones, Treasurer
President, Change4Real Community Corporation
Amber N. Jones, Secretary
Development Manager, ReBUILD Metro
Owner, Lester Public Relations and Events
EBHL owes its success to a long list of volunteers and partners.
Volunteers: Nia Redmond, Robert Houston, Barbara Bates-Hopkins, Catherine Benton-Jones, Anita Bryant, Deborah Pierce-Fakunle, Robert Houston, Will Hug, Amber Jones, Catonya Lester, Harold Madison, Leon Purnell, Deitra Redmond, Nikiea Redmond, Marsha Reeves-Jews, Larry Schugam, Beatrice Scott, Doris Talley, Kas Tebbetts, Sara Wallace, Kisha L. Webster, Monique Debi, and Dena Fisher.
Partners: State Delegate Hattie Harrison, State Senator Nathaniel McFadden, State Senator Corey McCray, Annette Anderson, Banner Neighborhoods, Blacks of the Chesapeake Bay, Be Inspired Global, Ana Castro, Ron Daniels, Curtis Funderbunk, France-Merrick Foundation, History Matters, JHU Office of Government and Community Affairs, Johns Hopkins Health System, Maryland State Archives, Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, Maryland General Assembly, Men and Families Center, Redonda Miller, Trident Builders.