Check out this amazing article in the Washington Post on East Baltimore history, blight, and progress, featuring Details and our sister social enterprise Brick+Board.
From the article:
“The city and state contract with multiple firms to demolish houses. But only one does more than knock them down and dump the remains. Details, a branch of the Baltimore nonprofit Humanim, deconstructs them and salvages the material for resale. To do the work, they hire ex-offenders, former addicts and other hard-to-employ residents. Many are from the neighborhood.”
Read the full article, here.