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The Friends of West Baltimore Squares is a new initiative started in partnership with the Parks & People Foundation and neighborhood organizations in West and Southwest Baltimore to organize support for Franklin Square, Harlem Park, Lafayette Square, Perkins Square and Union Square, through events, outreach and advocacy.

Visit the Friends of West Baltimore Squares online to learn more about this project.

About

The Friends of West Baltimore Squares is a new organization started by neighborhoods residents and organizations in February 2011 with support from Baltimore Heritage and the Parks & People Foundation.

Mission

The Friends of West Baltimore Squares is dedicated to celebrating the historic squares and parks of West Baltimore, including Franklin SquareHarlem ParkLafayette SquarePerkins Square and Union Square, through events, outreach and advocacy. Our events in and around West Baltimore parks will encourage the greater use and appreciation of our squares as important historic assets. We will promote these events and share information on West Baltimore neighborhoods more broadly through online outreach efforts and neighborhood organizing. Our organization will also advocate for the maintenance and vitality of historic squares and neighborhoods by organizing volunteer opportunities and other efforts. Don’t forget to connect with us on FacebookTwitter and Flickr!