Days before the General Assembly session ends, legislators are involved in heated arguments about whether state law should limit local police cooperation with federal immigration enforcement. Reporter Josh Hicks of the Washington Post fills us in.
Tis the season for soil testing, buying seeds, and starting plants indoors. As the date of last frost approaches, we get advice on planning and prepping your garden from Erin Mellenthin, Master Gardener Coordinator for the University of Maryland Extension in Baltimore City, and Kate Blom, supervisor of the Rawlings Conservatory.
For individuals with autism and their families, the transition from adolescence to adulthood can be uncertain, with concerns about work, housing, medical care, and more. We speak to advocate Pam Beck and her son, Brandon, as well as Keily Law, research director of the Interactive Autism Network, about supporting young people with autism as they journey into adulthood.
Last month, the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center opened to the public in Dorchester County, on a 17-acre park. The center illustrates Tubman’s life and her work as a liberator. We speak to Chris Elcock, a senior associate at the Baltimore firm GWWO, Inc. Architects. He tells us how the center's design references Tubman's courage and the history of slavery in Maryland. Plus, historian Tony Cohen, founder of The Menare Foundation, describes what escape on the Underground Railroad was like.