About YO!

YO! Baltimore Partners

YO! Baltimore welcomes partnerships and values community support. There are thousands of city teens and young adults who are vulnerable to unstable housing, unplanned pregnancies, substance abuse, economic and health challenges, gang/community violence, unemployment and truancy.

Please join the number of partners who are working to help city youth successfully transition into responsible citizens.

YO! Baltimore works in partnership with numerous community organizations, foundations and agencies to achieve and sustain success including:

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore City Council
Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition (HEBCAC)
The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore City Department of Social Services
Baltimore City Family League
Safe and Sound
Baltimore Homeless Services
Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice
Baltimore City Police Department
Center for Law and Social Policy
Maryland State Department of Juvenile Services
Baltimore City Public Schools
The Johns Hopkins Center for Adolescent Health
Baltimore City Community College
Maryland State Department of Education
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Baltimore Mental Health Associates
The Stone Foundation
Baltimore City Health Department
Civic Works
Juvenile Courts Division


You may become a member of the YO! support team by:

Donating appropriate magazines and books to the libraries

Donating business attire to the clothes closets

Co-sponsoring a club or center programming

Providing career tours, job shadowing or industry expertise as a guest speaker

Contact Ernest Dorsey or Pat Waddell for more information