Issues Brief Project

Partners: Baltimore Homeless Youth Initiative, Baltimore City Department of Parks and Recreation, Baltimore City Health Department, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Prevention Research Center at Penn State University, Center for Prevention of Youth Violence at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Holistic Life Foundation.
 
 

Products:
 
Winter, 2011. Dariotis, J., Mendelson, T., & Blanchard, J. 2010. Mindfulness Makes a Difference in the Lives of Urban Youth.
 
Spring, 2010. Popiel, D., Marcell, A., Blanchard, J. "Baltimore's Young Men: In Their Prime?"
 
 
Winter, 2008. Charles, Vignetta, Blanchard, Jayne, Astone, Nan. “Uncounted and Discounted: Homeless Youth: Preventing and Addressing This Hidden Problem in Baltimore."
 
Winter, 2008. Charles, Vignetta, Blanchard, Jayne, Astone, Nan. “Uncounted and Discounted: Homeless Youth in Baltimore City.”
 
 
 
Media Highlights:
 
April, 2011. "Baltimore Youth Use Yoga Lessons On and Off the Mat." Article and video on Mindfulness Intervention on the NBC website www.thegrio.com. Article also appeared in Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and 15 other national daily newspapers.
 
March, 2011. "Inner City, Inner Peace." Article on Mindfulness Intervention by Barry Boyce in the magazine Shambhala Sun.  
 
February, 2011. "Escaping Inward." Article on Mindfulness Intervention by Kelly Brewington in the newspapers Baltimore Sun and Orlando Sentinel. Article also appeared in Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and 15 other national daily newspapers.
 
 
 
 
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