June Meeting & Newsletter

The June Newsletter (Bloom Your Block Edition) is out! Download it here for lots of information and articles about greening the community, and the full list of neighborhood events coming up this summer. Thanks to our advertisers–support your local businesses!

The next neighborhood association meeting is this Monday, June 6, 7-9pm, at 1401 Hollins Street. All are welcome!

Meeting Agenda:
– Business of the Month: YouFit
– Pigtown Farmers’ Market
– Baltimore Mosquito Project: Zika Virus Info / Q&A
– Police Report
– Committee Reports
– Summer Events
– Baltimore Energy Challenge
– Public Safety Initiative
– Union Square historical markers
– New Business
– Adjourn

Congratulations to John Bullock

Congratulations to Union Square resident John Bullock, who won the Democratic primary for representative for the ninth district! Watch his victory speech at Mi Ranchito below:

Photo: Roger Miller / Video: Trevor Holman

Light City U

Gabriel Auteri, Special Assistant to the Health Commissioner, and a Union Square board member, spoke at Light City U! From the Baltimore Magazine article:

“My first day at the health department was April 24, 2015.” -Gabriel Auteri, who explained that, after drugstores burned down during the riots, he and Dr. Wen went door-to-door in order to make sure residents had their prescription-medicine needs met

“Trauma is such a deep issue for our city.” -Gabriel Auteri, who added that the health department hosted 350 trauma and counseling sessions following the Baltimore Uprising

Read more: “Light City U Conference Wrap-Up”, Baltimore Magazine, April 2.