Spotlight On Maryland The Weaver Awards

Honoring The Work of 20 Baltimoreans Building Social Connection, Trust and Community
2022 Weaver Awardees Group Photo
2022 Weaver Awardees Group Photo Photo credit Aspen Institute

This week on Spotlight on Maryland, Gina Crash spoke with Fred Riley, Executive Director of Weave: The Social Fabric Project at the Aspen Institute, and Jim Peterson, VP and Small Business Ambassador on the Multicultural Business Banking team for M&T Bank about the Weaver Awards created by the Aspen Institute that honors the work of 20 Baltimore individuals who are building community. The Weaver Awards are meant for people whose main aim is to help create lasting relationships and build trust so Baltimoreans feel they belong and will work together to make Baltimore stronger.

Weave: The Social Fabric Project supports and strengthens these Weavers by providing access to resources, opening doors to partnerships and inspiring a new generation of Weavers. For more information about the Weaver Awards and this year's recipients, visit You can also find Weave: The Social Fabric Project on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Click below to listen to the interview and to find out more.

Featured Image Photo Credit: Aspen Institute