Maryland’s 7th Congressional District—encompassing Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County—has its best days ahead of it. Building on many existing assets—such as culturally diverse residents, world class universities and hospitals, a compelling history, waterfront access with a bustling port, gorgeous and unique housing stock, a beautiful natural environment, and easy commuting distance to major cities on the eastern seaboard—we can foster sustainable environments and be a region where all residents are economically secure, connected and engaged, and healthy and safe. To achieve this vision, we must work together to advance a HOPE agenda for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District. HOPE uses targeted and universal approaches for addressing major regional challenges. This is our Baltimore region and all of our residents deserve to prosper and thrive.
The components of HOPE are Healthy and safe communities; Opportunities for Youth; Prosperous families; and Equitable development: