CSC Inaugurates New Greenhouse

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Special Issue

CSC inaugurated a new green house for individuals in our Supported Employment program. The individuals will be given the responsibility of maintaining the plants in the greenhouse, watering them and caring for them. This experience will help them to build skills necessary in the workforce. They will also have a responsibility, to work in the English garden

planting fruits and vegetables.

The greenhouse was inaugurated by Michael Taylor, a former CSC individual. Michael lived with CSC for 3 years after 30 years at Rosewood Center and had nothing but great things to say about CSC as he returned to celebrate our 15th anniversary. Michael did the honor of cutting the ribbon to inaugurate the greenhouse, as he said, “Center for Social Change, forever.”Michael is now living independently in the community, and working for

Best Buddies, a non-profit organization also dedicated to integrating individuals with disabilities. We congratulate Michael on his success.




challenging conditions.

In recognition of their service, Brandy Blackwell, Susan Rhody, Nathaniel Stevenson, Stephen Payne, and Sherman McClinton were each presented with a Volunteer Service Certificate from Governor Martin O’Malley. Congratulations to these outstanding individuals.


Center for Social Change encourages individuals with disabilities to be active members of the community. Through CSC’s Supported Employment Program, individuals have the opportunity to give back to their community through volunteering. A number of CSC individuals volunteer with Moveable Feast, helping to prepare and package meals for families affected by HIV/AIDS and other life-

crowd as they “busted moves” on the dance floor; this group of students clearly share a passion for hip hop.

Much to everyone’s surprise, a CSC individual came out of the woodworks with some break dancing moves. Arthur Thomas, who recently came to CSC from CFSA in D.C., joined the group with much confidence and joined

Ajnin Precision in entertaining the crowd. Go Arthur!




Anjin Precision is a hip hop dance team from UMBC made of rising stars. This coed team had an outstanding stage presence and brought a burst of energy to the event. Their synchronization impressed the crowd, as well as their playful choreography.

This group brought flavor even after their performance on stage was through. The group wowed the

Ajnin Precision WOWS the Crowd

CSC Individuals Awarded for Volunteer Service

Brandy Blackwell (top) and Sherman McClinton (bottom) are  presented Volunteer Service Certificates from the Governor Martin O’Malley

Individuals in CSC’s Supported Employment Program will see the fruits of their labor as the plants grow as a result of their care