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Baltimore's Future with David Warnock

Thursdays at 8:45 am
  • Local Host David Warnock

This program has been suspended until further notice due to Mr. Warnock announcing his candidacy for Baltimore Mayor.

Every week David Warnock will welcome guests who have come up with innovative ideas and developed creative programs to address problems in Baltimore.  You can listen to "Baltimore's Future" every Thursday at 8:45 am.

To learn more, visit Warnock Foundation's website.  Some episodes may feature Baltimore Social Innovation Journal honorees, you can learn more about their work here.

Michael Cross-Barnet

Today on "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock speaks with Jerrie Kumalah, who is working on a project to redefine Baltimore alleys. 

Kumalah's work was highlighted in the Baltimore Social Innovation Journal. You can see pictures of 'living alleys' and 'green alleys' here

Today David speaks with Andy Frank, Johns Hopkins University Special Adviser to the President on Economic Development. They discuss Hopkins' Homewood Community Partnership Initiative.

Baltimore Social Innovation Journal

In this episode, David Warnock speaks with Morgan Grove, research scientist for the U.S.D.A Forest Service. Grove is a self-described 'social ecologist' and studies the impact of trees upon residents' quality of life.

Baltimore Social Innovation Journal

David’s guest today is Carol Ott, director of Housing Policy Watch. Ott, the founder of the website Baltimore Slumlord Watch, is working on a new project focused on commercial properties.


February 6, 2014

David talks to Adam Gross, principal of Ayers Saint Gross, about The Inner Harbor Plan 2.0.

The Greater Baltimore Committee and the Waterfront Partnership retained Ayers Saint Gross to take a look at The Inner Harbor, and come up with some ideas to revitalize the waterfront area. 


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January 30, 2014

Today David welcomes Marietta English, president of the Baltimore Teachers Union. As BTU helped craft the 2010 teachers contract, English talks about the progress that has been made and looks toward the future. 

Harry Bosk

David Warnock welcomes Stephanie Geller, a research associate with the Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland, for a conversation about how local institutions can build businesses in surrounding communities.

 January 16, 2014

In the premiere episode of "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock welcomes Brooke Hall, Justin Allen and Lindsey Davis, three people involved with Light City, a movement to bring a world-class light festival to Baltimore's Inner Harbor.