Ms. Murray

Ms. Murray and her husband are senior homeowners who have been part of Baltimore City’s Edmondson community for over forty years. During that time, the family has had to deal with constant drafts, severe temperature irregularities, and high utility bills within their home. A significant reason for this is their Read more…

Mr. Thompson

Mr. Thompson lives in Baltimore City with his family. In December of 2020, Ms. Thompson noticed that his boiler was no longer working. Without heat, he and his family had to keep themselves warm in winter using only space heaters. “We didn’t have a choice,” he said. He was referred Read more…

Ms. Bryant

Ms. Bryant is a senior homeowner in Baltimore City’s Belair-Edison neighborhood. Her arthritis began bothering her in November 2020 as the weather turned colder, and when she went to manually turn on her furnace, she realized that it was no longer working. Ms. Bryant was unable to afford a new Read more…

Ms. Stanton

Ms. Stanton is a senior homeowner in Baltimore City who lives with her son and grandchild. In January 2021, Ms. Stanton reached out to Civic Works to report that her furnace was malfunctioning. When Civic Works Energy Programs inspected Ms. Stanton’s unit, they found two problems. The first was that Read more…

Secretary of Energy Visit

December 15, 2021 was an exciting day for Civic Works! At 2:30pm, Secretary of Energy JenniferGranholm, Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge,Congressman Kweisi Mfume, Congressman John Sarbanes, and Baltimore City HousingCommissioner Alice Kennedy arrived at 3501 Brehms Lane to take a tour of the weatherizationand solar training Read more…