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Choose Life Memorial Garden at Intersection of Change


With a meditative garden, restful seating areas, and a massive mural inscribed with the names of those community members lost due to drug use and violence, the Choose Life Memorial Garden is truly a dedicated space to healing its community.

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Intersection of Change
1947 Pennsylvania Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
www.intersectionofchange.org

The space began as an effort to repurpose a vacant lot that was left after an empty building was demolished. The garden also found its purpose in memorializing those lost to drugs and violence in the community. Capitalizing on the opportunity to create a nature focused memorial space in a crowded metropolis, the lush garden includes towering trees, wooden plank benches, and the mural dedicated to remembering lost community members.

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Todd Marcus

When you meet Todd Marcus, you may be struck by his outward sense of calm—balanced with a kind of pragmatic realism. A true community activist, Todd runs the Intersection of Change in Baltimore, a nonprofit “dedicated to providing programs that enrich the economic, social and spiritual lives of those dealing with poverty related issues in…

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