https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/elevatemaryland/Matt_Gresick_-_11021_8.47_PM.mp3In this episode, Tom and Candace sit down with Maryland History Teacher of the Year Matt Gresick. This would be an interesting interview under normal times, but in the midst of a pandemic and days after the January 6th terrorist attack on the Capitol, this conversation took on a different dynamic. Matt explains how he manages political subjects in class and helps students examine complex social issues. Read More
Every year, Candace and Tom break down the year that was – the ups, downs, and in betweens. And, believe it or not, 2020 did have some highlights that deserve celebration while we mourn all that was lost.
Continuing Elevate’s annual tradition, Tom and Candace also close the show by answering their own Elevator Speech questions and provide goals for the year ahead. Read More
In this episode, Candace and Tom interview Baltimore City Council-member Ryan Dorsey about his views on Baltimore police, Kimberly Klacik’s city-wide attack ad, and renaming Baltimore’s Columbus obelisk. Ryan also touched on the criticisms of “single party rule” and why he thinks the emergence of another political party in Baltimore may be good for the city. Read More
This happened this week. Nestor J. Aparicio and I are very excited about joining the teams from Elevate Maryland and A Miner Detail to talk all things Election 2020. – Don Mohler Read More
Must listen for a must read. In this episode, Candace and Tom sit down with Brandon Soderberg, one of the co-authors of “I Got A Monster: The Rise and Fall of America’s Most Corrupt Police Squad”, which covers the rise and fall of the corrupt Baltimore Gun Trace Task Force led by police officer Wayne Jenkins. Soderberg discusses the manner in which the criminal justice system enables and protects corruption, including the complicity of city prosecutors.
August is Black Philanthropy Month. In this episode, Candace and Tom interview Malynda Madzel and Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz about the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County and the importance of philanthropic inclusion. #BPM2020 #WGCBPM2020 #OurGivingOurStories Read More
By Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz, Executive Director, Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County
August is Black Philanthropy Month – a global celebration and concerted campaign to elevate Black philanthropic leadership – and the Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County is excited to be an early supporter. Read More
In this episode, Candace and Tom interview Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership’s Executive Director Adria Crutchfield. The BHRP is dedicated to providing housing for lower income families in “safe, healthy, and economically vibrant communities.” Adria discusses many of the obstacles to obtaining such housing and the means by which the BHRP provides subsidies to live in such areas. Read More
Candace and Tom return from hiatus for this wide-ranging interview with Delegate Marc Korman, who represents Montgomery County’s 16th District. They discuss the decision on whether to hold a Special Session, COVID-19 tests from South Korean, and Delegate Korman’s successful effort to have archived editions of the Maryland Manual posted online. He even brought back the long lost tradition of host gifts! Read More