Emmanuel United Methodist Church presented “Stories from a Baltimore Classroom”, a presentation and dialog about the current issues facing teachers, students and education in impoverished Baltimore city schools. Speaking was Amanda Brown, a teacher at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore city, one of the high schools that figured prominently in the unfolding of events during the city unrest, and Crystal Flowers, director of Little Flowers Child Development Center in Baltimore, who discussed the plight and challenges young children endure in the face of increasing civic tensions. The presentation was followed by a question and answer period.

DISCLAIMER: Student names were changed for privacy