Category Archives: What it takes

Seeing Strength in Numbers

  How will you spend your courage,/Her life asks my life. No courage spent of/Bloodshot/gunshot/taproot/eye – How will you make your way? Then, respond to the day/some other way than blind – from The World Made and Unmade by Jane … Continue reading

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Why Work Matters

First of all, we go where the jobs are. We’re Caroline Center. Committed to women. Committed to work.  From “What It Takes“   We’re talking a lot about work these days in Baltimore. Work is what we need to quell … Continue reading

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Getting There From Here

  “Everything is on the line. Know it or not, our very survival hangs in the balance. With a few meager possessions, we hurry out the door running to an unknown destiny.”  The question is, “Can we get there from … Continue reading

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“Top Workplaces” Come In All Sizes

What a loss that some of Baltimore’s best employers continue to fly under the radar for “Top Workplace” recognition, especially when they consistently get high marks from their employees in all of the areas that a recent Baltimore Sun survey … Continue reading

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Brittany: Every Day I Became More Of Who I Really Am

Caroline Center believes in women. And, we teach, empower, and stand by women until they believe in themselves. Why? Because women and the contributions women make matter. And, because if you want things to change, you need to start with women. That’s … Continue reading

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#YesAllWomen

Within four days, this single hashtag had been tweeted an astounding 1.2 million times. As of this post in The Breakroom, the tweets are still multiplying and the global conversation about the pervasiveness of violence and sexism against women continues to … Continue reading

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“From a Distance”

The Julie Gold song “From a Distance” has long been a favorite of mine. And, as two strikingly different events converge this year – the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s “War on Poverty” and a rare meet-up in … Continue reading

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