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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Press Release: Youth Town Hall Set for June 21 at Pip Moyer Rec Center

Press Release

Mayor Gavin Buckley

Public Information Office

160 Duke of Gloucester Street

Annapolis, Maryland 21401



Media contact: Mitchelle Stephenson, 410-972-7724 or 


Youth Town Hall Set for June 21 at Pip Moyer Rec Center

Annapolis, MD (June 8, 2021) – Alderwoman Rhonda Pindell Charles will host a Youth Town Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, June 21, 2021 at the Roger “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis. 


The event is for rising middle school students (grades six through eight), rising high school students (grades nine through 12) and young adults (ages 18 to 21). At the event, youth will be invited to talk with local organizations about what services they provide. Local organizations, businesses and community leaders will have the ability to listen to youth regarding the services the organizations can provide. Both parties can act and collaborate with one another where appropriate. 


The event will feature Ward 3 Alderwoman Rhonda Pindell Charles, the One Annapolis Students Work Group, Street Corner Ministries Coalition as well as numerous community organizations, including:

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County

  • Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency

  • Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children, Youth and Families

  • Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA)

  • Charting Careers

  • Anne Arundel County Public Schools

  • Anne Arundel  County Department of Health and Mental Health Agency

  • The Tunnel Vision

  • Wells Fargo Bank

  • Essex Bank

  • Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation

  • Representatives from local Unions

  • Anne Arundel County Councilwoman Lisa Rodvien

  • Maryland State Delegate Shaneka Henson and Delegation

  • City of Annapolis Government

  • Center of Help/Centro de Ayuda

  • Allen Apartments, Resident Services

  • Ward 3, Resident Services representative

  • Maryland Coalition of Families

  • Arundel Lodge

  • We Care and Friends, Inc.

  • Grandmeres Touch, Inc.

  • Downtown Hope

  • Newtowne Community Development Corporation

  • Bowie State University

  • Environmental representatives

  • Maryland Reentry Resource Center


“It is important as we come out of COVID that we begin to reconnect with the youth in our community,” said Alderwoman Pindell Charles, organizer of the event. “We want them to know what is available, where they can go for jobs, services and resources.” 


Participating youth at this free event will receive a boxed lunch and have time to interact and visit with organizations and businesses during lunch and in the gymnasium. The event will be live-streamed. Participants should be prepared to wear a mask throughout the event. 


Youth who wish to participate should have their parents or caregivers sign a media release waiver. To receive a waiver, for more information, or to participate in this event, contact



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