Back is a resource guide for youth in Baltimore. The site aims to connect Baltimore youth to clinical- and community-based health and non-health programs and resources to assist them in becoming successful adults. It is designed for easy and direct access by youth‐serving professionals, parents/guardians and other caring adults, and youth. is an initiative under Project Connect Baltimore that is dedicated to improving the health of adolescents and young adults in Baltimore City. The team includes the Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics, Center for Community and Child Health Research, and Center for Adolescent Health and is guided by a community advisory board consisting of Baltimore City community-based organizations and institutions. Project Connect Baltimore is funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC 1H25PS003796) and the Secretary’s Minority AIDS Initiative Fund.


Help us ensure that Y2CONNECT continues to be the essential resource guide for youth in Baltimore. We need you, as a philanthropic partner.

All gifts to Y2CONNECT will allow us to maintain the resource guide, establish new content, and establish a long-term sustainability plan. Your donation will thus be highly leveraged by many youth-serving professionals, parents/guardians and youth to help connect Baltimore youth to local programs and resources that can assist them in becoming successful adults.

To lend your support, or discuss your role in supporting Y2CONNECT, contact Alicia Spitznagel, Sr. Associate Director of Development at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center via phone at 410-361-6396 or via email at [email protected] You can give online now, or mail a check along with this form to: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Attn: Alicia Spitznagel, 750 E. Pratt Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Thank you in advance for your support!

The information provided herein is for informational purposes only. Y2CONNECT makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information provided on this page. Nothing on this page or the Y2CONNECT website is or shall be construed as legal or medical advice.

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