May 13, 2023, EASTON, MD — Local officials, planning and construction partners and the leadership of Building African American Minds broke ground Saturday for BAAM’s new academic center.

BAAM leaders were joined by Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Jake Day, Sen. Johnny Mautz, R-37, Easton Mayor Bob Willey, several members of the Talbot County Council and other community members for the groundbreaking ceremony.

The new three-story, 25,000 square foot academic center will allow BAAM’s after-school and summer programs for youth to double the number of participants, along with providing expanded programming and services for adults.

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Photo Courtesy: Talbot County/Sarah Kilmon