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Sandtown-Winchester: Past and Present, Part II


We revisit West Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester -- "Freddie's neighborhood" -- with people who live there and who have been involved in the two-decades-long effort to raise the quality of life of its residents. Our guests: Former Baltimore Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, now president of the University of Baltimore; Tessa Hill-Aston, president of the Baltimore City branch of the NAAACP Carol Reckling, executive director of Child First Authority and a senior leader for BUILD (Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development); Rev. Louis Wilson of New Song Community Church; and Marvin Warfield, a lifelong Sandtown resident and member of New Song.

Maureen Harvie is senior producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.