News & Events



January Membership Meeting

January 12, 2021


Our regular monthly meeting right from your home! Last month we completed our final week of giving for our virtual 2020 Annual Fundraiser! Thank you all for your generosity and your support! Additionally, last month we launched our FY ’19/’20 Annual Report. This month, we plan to speak to some new legislators representing us at the local and state level and to discuss what we can look forward to as we begin our strategic planning process.


Membership Meetings

St. Peter Claver Church (1526 N Fremont St), every second Tuesday @ 6:00PM

Our monthly membership meetings are a time for fellowship, engagement, decision-making, and action. Our meetings take place in the basement of St. Peter Claver Church, where No Boundaries Coalition has been holding meetings for nearly 10 years. Membership meetings are open to anyone who lives, works or worships in Central West Baltimore (the 21217 zip code).

Fresh at the Avenue

Avenue Market (1700 Pennsylvania Ave), every Saturday from 9:30am to 4:00pm and every Wednesday from 11:00am to 4:00pm

Fresh at the Avenue is a signature project of No Boundaries Coalition’s health and food justice work. Purchase fresh fruits & vegetables, get new recipes and partake in cooking demonstrations.

No Boundaries Community Yoga — Temporarily Cancelled due to COVID

Every Saturday 10:00am–11:00am. Located at the Avenue Engagement Center.

The class is free to the community!

Committee Meetings

Committee work is done at our monthly membership meetings, and also at separately scheduled committee meetings. Our current standing committees are:

Get out the Vote (GOTV) Committee — The second Tuesday of every month (No Boundaries Membership meeting) 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

No Boundaries Youth Organization (NbYO) & Leadership Committee — Each Wednesday from 4:00 pm–6:30 pm. Programming with impact that matters to our youth in West Baltimore is happening every year at No Boundaries Coalition. Full youth membership meets on the1st and 3rd Saturdays from 2:00pm–5:00pm.

Civic Culture Committee — Each Saturday during the month of March 2020 at 11:30am at the Avenue Engagement Center. Join No Boundaries as we go into our community to inform our neighbors about voting and the census process. The community will have opportunities to register to vote, meet candidates and get educated on the voting and census process.


2020 Virtual Gala — Experience Baltimore

Thank you all for your generosity and your support of No Boundaries Coalition and Baltimore’s Small Businesses!

First Time Voters Day!

Saturday, October 31 — First time voters gathered to vote at Oriole Park!

Candidate Forum for City Council

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 — 21217 partners joined together for a Party on the Porch to highlight Community Unity and promote safe streets.

Candidate Forum for City Council

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 — No Boundaries Coalition hosted all registered candidates for City Council from Districts 7, 9 & 11 for a public community forum. The event was moderated by the distinguished Rev. Dr. Al C. Hathaway, Sr. Candidates were questioned directly by 21217 residents and members of the No Boundaries Coalition.

Fresh at the Avenue 4th Anniversary & Live Cooking Competition

Saturday, February 29, 2020 — Fresh at the Avenue, a social enterprise of No Boundaries Coalition, hosted a live cooking competition and tasting in celebration of its 4th Anniversary at the Avenue Market. The competition tested each contestant’s ability to prepare a raw and cooked kale dish using ingredients available from Fresh, augmented where necessary. Each participant was allowed one secret ingredient and an optional sous chef to win the competition. 

Congratulations to the winners of our Kale Cook-Off!

Best Cooked Kale:
Team: Diva Yogi, lead by Michelle Stafford of the Bmore Yoga Community and Sous Chef Eula McDowell

Best Live/Raw Kale:
Team: Boom Boom, lead by Brandin Bowden of The Institute for Integrative Health and Sous Chef Nicola Norman

People’s Choice:
Team: Diva Yogi, lead by Michelle Stafford of the Bmore Yoga Community and Sous Chef Eula McDowell

Thank you to everyone who attended our anniversary and special thanks to all of our participants including: Peter VanBuren, Mia Loving, Oriah Loving-Smith, Chepri Smith, & Sheva Smith.

2019 Annual Gala: A Royal Unmasking

On November 9, 2019, No Boundaries Coalition hosted its annual fundraiser. “A Royal Unmasking: No Boundaries Coalition 2020 and Beyond” took place at the Historic Westminster Hall in Baltimore, MD. The fundraiser is held annually to continue support for the advocacy work of the No Boundaries Coalition of Central West Baltimore.

2018 Annual Gala

On November 3, 2018, the No Boundaries Coalition hosted its annual fundraiser at the Historic Westminster Hall, in Baltimore, MD. Last year’s theme was “Our History, Our Hope.” The fundraiser is held annually to continue support for the advocacy work of the No Boundaries Coalition of Central West Baltimore. 

12th Annual Boundary Block Party

On June 1, 2019, No Boundaries Coalition and Jubilee Arts Baltimore hosted the 12th Annual Boundary Block Party, which brought residents together in central west Baltimore across boundaries of race and class and neighborhoods to celebrate the strengths of the community.


The next block party will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2020.


No Boundaries Coalition, Inc. is one of the leading community-led organizations in the Baltimore City. Celebrate the great accomplishments and activism efforts recognized within and beyond our community.


“It is an honor that the work … is being recognised by the world as a continued beacon of hope in a city overwhelmed with adversity,” said No Boundaries’ chief executive officer Ray Kelly. No Boundaries to receive Pax Christi award at ceremony to be held on the evening of September 15, 2018.


Comment period for COTF ended August 10, 2018. Read the comments from the No Boundaries Coalition.


For media inquiries, contact our office by email or by phone (410) 800-2452.