Community Engagement Center

The Community Engagement Center (CEC) in Poppleton is where local residents partner with UMB on mutually beneficial goals. The CEC serves adults and children and offers a variety of programs that leverage University resources to meet community-identified needs such as exercise, food, and after-school and educational programming

Upcoming Events

12Dec
6:00 PM | Hope Lodge, 636 W. Lexington St., Baltimore, Md. The American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge is a free hotel on the UM campus designed for cancer patients and their families.

The CEC host a monthly community meal to bring neighbors together with University students, faculty, and staff. It is one of our longest-standing programs and consistently enjoys huge attendance. The CEC saw more than 3,800 unique visitors in 2017.

Come check out our wide variety of programs that provide opportunities for neighbors of UMB!

Giving Opportunities

Help the UMB Community Engagement Center (CEC) touch lives and change the trajectory of children and families growing up in poverty and vulnerable situations in West Baltimore. 

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