Baltimore Fishbowl Article

MD Education Department Awards $80K for Junior Achievement Summer Business Program

“Junior Achievement of Central Maryland is launching a new program this summer to equip 200 middle and high school students with skills needed to become successful entrepreneurs — even during a pandemic,” the Baltimore Fishbowl reports. “The Maryland State Department of Education recently awarded an $80,000 grant to Junior Achievement to launch the three-week pilot […]

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The Transformation of Bocek Park

We began working in Bocek Park during a green space restoration project in 2018 and have been connected to the area and people since. Three years later, it is gratifying to see this recreational center come to life. The top photo was taken in 2018 and the bottom picture is from 2021. The dilapidated building […]

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KETTLER Case Study

Challenge Six months after taking over management of the Pavilion Apartments in Newark, N.J., KETTLER faced an uprising. A group of residents refused to adopt new terms to their lease and about 100 received eviction notices because they were at least two months behind in their monthly rent. A resident who headed the Pavilion’s neighborhood […]

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Restaurant Association of Maryland Case Study

Challenge In 2019, the Restaurant Association of Maryland fought legislation requiring business across Maryland to pay a $15 minimum wage. The association contacted Atkinson requesting media strategy and media relations support to help it explain why such a drastic increase would not only impact the bottom lines of restaurants but hurt tipped workers. In 2020, […]

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Gemcraft Homes Case Study

Challenge Gemcraft Homes had a fight on its hands in 2018 as officials in Harford County, Md., allegedly blocked the construction and sale of roughly 50 private townhouses to prospective purchasers because they were Muslim. The county claimed the builder lacked proper water and sewer permits and needed new permits before building could commence. Gemcraft […]

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