There Are Over 1,200 Majority-Black Cities in the U.S.

Some urbanists believe large cities should subsume the small black cities in their orbit. But that won’t erase a legacy of discrimination. Can less populated cities on the outskirts of larger metropolitan areas be too small to succeed? Are urban municipalities with fewer than 100,000 people vestiges of a bygone era? Should small “inner-ring” cities…

Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism

Youth Service Awards The Maryland Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism is pleased to present the inaugural Youth Service Awards. The Youth Service Awards will recognize Maryland youth and youth groups, ages 11 to 18 years old, for their significant volunteer contributions to the state and its citizens, and for their work to change Maryland…

Is the Washington region prepared for storms like Hurricane Florence?

Several of our Prince George’s County Cities and Communities are subject to flooding due to destructive Hurricane weather. Residents should learn more about preparedness during hazardous conditions. Hurricane Florence is finally spinning away from the Carolinas, leaving a destructive wake that includes at least 32 people dead. The threat had governments in the Washington region…

PLANNING and ZONING Community Workshops

This summer, learn how to become a resident planner during the Prince George’s County Planning Department’s Planning 101 and Zoning 101 workshops. These sessions are designed to educate the community about planning, zoning, and land use in Prince George’s County. Through short lectures, interactive activities, and collaborative discussions, participants will gain a better understanding of…

Millennials are moving to the exurbs in droves

Can Urban Suburbs like @Glenarden attract a new culture of Melliniums that feel the pressures of Urban life and new families? However, Municipalities in #PrinceGeorgesCounty have to provide greater services, accept more diverse Communities and feel more inclusive and engage in new Communities and lifestyles. Are we ready for change of will the Municipalities get…

Maxwell to step down as Prince George’s schools CEO | WTOP

With County Executive Baker leaving, this seemed inevitable. Unfortunately for the School System, here we go again. But maybe our future County Exec. Can get it where everyone is happy, including the Parents, Teachers and students, most of all! Kevin Maxwell said Tuesday that he is stepping down as the chief executive officer of the…