Intersection of Change (formerly called
Newborn Holistic Ministries) is a community-based nonprofit focused on
community development in west Baltimore. The organization is dedicated to
providing programs that enrich the economic, social and spiritual lives of
those dealing with poverty related issues in the Sandtown-Winchester and
Work to date has resulted in
significant neighborhood revitalization of the 1900 and 2000 blocks of
Pennsylvania Avenue through the full renovation of six previously vacant and
dilapidated buildings, transformation of 18 vacant lots into community green
spaces and meditative gardens, and the creation of a dozen neighborhood murals.
Programs by Intersection of Change include:
Martha's Place: A recovery program for
women overcoming drug addiction and homelessness that offers both a six-month
transitional phase as well as a long-term independent housing phase. The
program helps women achieve sobriety while maintaining a job and housing and
serves approximately 50 women per year.
Jubilee Arts: A comprehensive art
program that offers alternative to the dangers of drugs and violence in the
community. Jubilee Arts provides art classes (in ceramics, visual arts, dance, and
business) six days a week and cultural activities to both children and adults
and serves approximately 1,800 people annually.