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Andrea McDaniels's Blog

As new programs attemp to reinvent policing, the danger is repeating old disparities through new... more »
posted 07/23/21
Arline C. Geronimus explains how she developed her influential theory of "weathering," while... more »
posted 07/20/21
Baltimore is no stranger to violence, but in recent weeks it hit proportions that stunnedĀ even a... more »
posted 07/12/13

Andrea McDaniels's Work

In Baltimore, violence has marred countless lives. But Baltimore Sun reporter Andrea McDaniels wanted to explore the deeper, long-lasting effects of violence. Her extended reporting crystalized in an award-winning three-part series. Here she shares the challenges she faced and lessons learned.

A three-part series this month in The Baltimore Sun chronicled how community groups and social workers are helping kids learn to manage stress and regulate their emotions as a way to combat some side effects of living in violent neighborhoods.

More needs to be done to address a hidden toll of violence that is creating a ripple of social ills in Baltimore, including hurting children's ability to learn, community advocates and health professionals say.