Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 4:00 via Zoom. Get all the news and make decisions about the group’s future.

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Meeting Materials: Minutes February 2021


Call to order                                                                                       Maxine Gross

Report from the Chair                                                                       Maxine Gross

            Tour project – Working with the City to fulfill a grant to build content for the Lakeland Neighborhood tour. The ultimate goal is to move that content onto a virtual reality platform. For now, we expect the content will be available as a story map. Like the one at

UMD is offering spots in a summer research institute. Research topics will include initiatives from the 1856 project to include topics related to relationships with surrounding communities like Lakeland will be a part one of the possible topics. They are seeking undergraduate students (any college) and community members to take part. For more info contact me or Mrs. Jones.

            City is now seeking volunteers for the restorative justice commission. Once the commission is established it is likely they will be seeking volunteers to help carry out the restorative justice process.

An application with instructions is here

            We will be working MNCPPC on their project to  add new interpretive signs to the lake park and new playground at College Park Community Center

            The College Park Community Center held an event this morning  featuring youth artwork inspired by photographs from the Lakeland room. The pieces will be shown at the center and the artists will appear on February

            You will hear reports from the committees. Please pick the one that interests you most and join.

Updates from Lakeland Civic Association                                         Robert Thurston

            Land Trust      


            Restorative Justice

Approval of minutes from last meeting                                            Mary Sies

Treasurer’s Report                                                                             Myron Gray

Committee Reports

            Finance Committee                                                                Myron Gray

Collections and Archive Committee                                      Mary Sies

Publicity Committee                                                  Courtnie Thurston                                         

Old Business

            Lakeland Historic Marker                                          Violetta Sharps Jones

            Bylaws Committee                                                     Myron Gray

New Business

            Invitation to cohost meeting ofMaryland History Cultural Collaborative Spring 2022 meeting. No date has been set the plan is to allow cohosts to work together in scheduling. The group’s website is here.

  • We would be cohosting with a team from Johns Hopkins University. The commitment would include such things as co-emcee, 
  • help decide the agenda, 
  • suggest speakers who would provide project briefing, and
  •  find volunteers to facilitate the breakout discussion.