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Celebrating Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

In 2008, Congress passed a resolution that established the month of July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This month highlights …

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Getting Clients Ready to Rent

Enroll in Springboard’s FREE Ready to Rent program offered once a week for 6 weeks. Participants work closely with housing specialists and peers to learn …

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Celebrating the Significance of Juneteenth

Dear Friends, Juneteenth, also known as “Freedom Day” and “Emancipation Day,” is a significant day in our history. On June 19, 1865, two and a half years …

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Pride Month

The purpose of Pride month

Pride month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the Stonewall uprising in Manhattan on June 28, 1969. The Stonewall …

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Springboard’s May/June Newsletter — In the loop

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Helping LGBTQ+ heal from adversity and toxic stress

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) impact all communities, yet studies show that some populations, such as the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ+) community, are …

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School Shootings

Talking to children about school shootings

The recent shooting has evoked many emotions—sadness, grief, helplessness, anxiety, and anger. Children who are struggling with their thoughts and feelings about the stories and …

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End the stigma

End the stigma surrounding mental health care

There is often a clear distinction made between ‘mind’ and ‘body’, but truly mental and physical health are inseparable.  It is shown that mental health …

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Mental Health Awareness

Society focuses much more on physical health compared to mental health but both are equally important

Since the start of the pandemic, more and more people are talking about mental health. An increasing number of folks are starting to see it …

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C4 Show

F.T. Burden, Springboard CEO appears on WBAL Radio

F.T. Burden, CEO of Springboard Community Services, appeared on WBAL Radio’s current affairs/news program with hosts Clarence Mitchell IV (C4) and Bryan Nehman to discuss …

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FT Burden

Chief Executive Officer

F.T. was appointed Springboard Community Services as CEO in September of 2015 following a national search that yielded more than 200 candidates. Prior to joining SCS, he served for nearly 15 years as President & CEO of AIDS Interfaith Residential Services, Inc. / Empire Homes of Maryland. F.T.’s chief duties include leading fund and partnership development, cultivating the board of directors, and establishing the agency’s strategic direction and vision. A Florida native, F.T. enjoys cooking, traveling, and attending live music and dance performances.

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