Sponsored by T Rowe Price.
The annual Homecoming Hero Awards program recognizes and celebrates remarkable Baltimore City heroes—community and nonprofit leaders, activists, artists and innovators—who have made a recent, significant impact on Baltimore. Meet our past Homecoming Heroes.
2023 Homecoming Heroes
Founder, Big Laughs & Lil Laughs
Founder, Reveille Grounds
Vice President of Education and Outreach, Planned Parenthood of Maryland
Founder & Executive Director
Charita Cole Brown
Author & Mental Health Advocate
Catalyst of Change, Community Law in Action
Founder & CEO
Co-Founder, Break A Difference
Chairman, Tendea Family
Director of Dream Bigger Community Institute and Beats Not Bulletssince
2022 Homecoming Heroes
Culinary Director, Franciscan Center
Baltimore Job Hunters Support Group/Life Career Pivoters Inc
Executive Director, Baltimore Community Toolbank
Executive Director, Family Survivor Network
CEO & Founder, Backyard Basecamp
Mike Anthony Battle, Jr.
Executive Director and Founder, RICH
Community Advocate & Reporter
Founder, Ballet After Dark
Co-Founder, Baltimore Votes
2019 Homecoming Heroes
Founder & Executive Director, !Adelante Latina!
Founder and CEO, Safe Alternative Foundation for Education
Rev. Dr. Heber M. Brown III
Pastor, The Black Church Food Security Network
Executive Director, Creative Nomads
former Executive Director, YES Youth Drop-In Center
Co-Founder, Freedom Advocates Celebrating Ex-Offenders FACE
Founder & Director, Fight Blight Bmore
Founder & Executive Director, Touching Young Lives, Inc.
Founder & Executive Director MOMCares
2018 Homecoming Heroes
Co-Organizer, Baltimore Ceasefire 365
Major, Baltimore CIty Police Department
Co-founder, The Bmore Creatives
Co-founder, Medicine for the Greater Good
CEO, No Boundaries Coalition
Executive Director, GLSEN Maryland
Founder & Executive, Mentoring Mentors
Executive Director, Art With a Heart
Mr. Trash Wheel
First Invention of His Kind, the Unmuddied, King of the Flotsam, etc.
Founder & CEO, B360