Baltimore History Evenings – Neighborhood Matters: What Baltimore Learned from the War on Poverty

Thursday, June 15, 2017
7-9pm

 To what extent did the Great Society lead to changes in Baltimore’s municipal governance? This study makes a case for a Long War on Poverty by tracing the development of Baltimore’s early antipoverty demonstration program in 1967 through the rise and fall of the City’s Urban Services Agency in 1993.