In the Press


Baltimore organization builds relationships to point teens toward success
November 2023 – WBAL-TV 11

Building off an award from the Mayor’s Office, this Hispanic leader is using translation to uplift her Baltimore community
November 2023 – The Baltimore Sun

La joven Marielis Jerez-Dilone es honrada con el Premio al Líder Emergente de la Herencia Hispana de la Oficina de Asuntos de Inmigrantes del Alcalde de Baltimore
October 2023 – Latin Opinion Baltimore

Baltimore non-profit changes lives by connecting young people to mentors for 10 years
September 2023 – WMAR-2 News

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Student Provides Support to Baltimore Youth
September 2023 – Johns Hopkins Medicine

Baltimore Orioles City Connect Changemakers Partnership
May 2023

Sarah Hemminger named to 2023 Maryland Top 100 Women list
May 2023 – The Daily Record


11 TV Hill: Thread seeks your help to combat youth crime, poverty
November 2022 – WBAL TV

Thread Baltimore – ‘Building relationships across lines of difference’
August 2022 – WEAA

Opinion: A better way for Baltimore to help its ‘squeegee kids’
August 2022 – The Washington Post

Thread Young Person Testimonial Video Campaign (ongoing)
April 2022

Rina L. Janet Leadership Middot Conversations: Curiosity
February 2022 – Na’aleh Baltimore

A new youth empowerment model: 10 year volunteer families
January 2022 – Freethink


Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award
November 2021 – Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

Unfinished Conversations: On democracy, race, the economy, and a path forward
September 2021 – Book by Konstanze Frischen & Michael Zakaras (pages 158-167)

StoryCorps Conversations with Thread students, volunteers, collaborators & staff
May 2021

Sarah Hemminger on How to Create a Stronger Community for Young People
April 2021 – Annie E. Casey Foundation Podcast

The Call to Unite: Voices of Hope and Awakening
March 2021 –
Edited by Tim Shriver & Tom Rosshirt (pages 176-179) 

A Community Mentoring Partnership between UMBC and Thread
March 2021 – UMBC


Deepening the Interwoven Life with Sarah Hemminger
August 2020 – Comment Magazine

Charm City Dreamers Podcast with Nikhil Gupta
August 2020 – Charm City Dreamers

Orioles TV Broadcast with Ryan Hemminger
August 2020 – Orioles TV

Larger than Yourself Podcast and Article with Sarah Hemminger
July 2020 – Larger than Yourself 

The Call to Unite Video Event
May 2020 – David Brooks, Sarah Hemminger, and Darius Baxter

Episode 164: Hemminger threads through challenges of virus and educating young people
April 2020 – Baltimore Positive

David Brooks, “The Future of American Politics”
January 2020 – The New York Times

Baltimore GameChangers – Thread Weaves New Relationships by Connecting Communities
January 2020 – Baltimore Magazine


Emerson Collective Demo Day ’19 featuring Thread CEO & Co-Founder, Sarah Hemminger
December 2019 – Emerson Collective

Baltimore Positive featuring Thread CEO & Co-Founder, Sarah Hemminger
September 2019 – Baltimore Positive 

David Brooks on the Importance of Connection
April 2019 — The Washington Post

The Second Mountain
April 2019 — David Brooks

Threading a Future
January 2019 — The Philadelphia Citizen

As a City, Baltimore Could Learn a lot from the Ravens
January 2019 — Baltimore Sun


Weaving a new social fabric
December 2018 — Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering

How To Cross The Bridges That Divide Us: Lessons From The Field
December 2018 — Forbes

‘WELCOME HOME!’ First-ever Baltimore Homecoming held this week
October 2018 — Baltimore Style

Nonprofit Thread nabs $6 million pledge as Baltimore Homecoming concludes
October 2018 — Baltimore Business Journal

Baltimore Homecoming kicks off, bringing ‘alumni’ like Julie Bowen and Josh Charles back to town.
October 2018 — Baltimore Sun

Social capital and two defensive backs
October 2018 — Financial Times, Alphaville

WYPR’s One the Record with Shielah Kast
September 2018 — listen here

Where American Renewal Begins
July 2018 — New York Times

Renewing America’s economic promise through older industrial cities
April 2018 — Brookings

Early-stage Entrepreneurs Can Drive New Social Movements
January 2018 – Stanford Social Innovation Review


Dinner for 1,000: How Two Nonprofits Invited People To Talk About Racism
October 2017 – Forbes

Hineini. Here I am. Are you with me?
October 2017 – Huffington Post

Fighting Poverty the Hard Way
July 2017 – Chronicle of Philanthropy

Remembering the Uprising – Part 2
April 2017  WYPR

Conversation Thread Program Bridges Baltimore’s Divided Communities
Spring 2017 – Johns Hopkins Magazine


The Quiet Revolution
October 2016 TEDx, Washington Square, NYC

Bringing Baltimore Together
May 2016 – The Baltimore Sun

Creating A Community Based On Relationships
May 2016 – Iris Creative

The Ties That Bind
April 2016 – WYPR

How a Tapestry of Care Helps Teens Succeed
March 2016 – The New York Times

For Vulnerable Teens, a Web of Support
March 2016 – The New York Times


The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Annual Community Gathering
November 2015 – Featured Grantee Video

Activist Foundations’ ‘Impact Investing’ Pays Off, Sometimes After Court Fights
October 2015 – The Wall Street Journal 

Rebuilding Baltimore
October 2015 – Huffington Post’s “Now What” with Ryan Duffy, Season 1 Episode 3

Thread, a Baltimore nonprofit, weaves together students’ lives
April 2015 – The Baltimore Sun

Abell Salutes: Thread
February 2015 – Abell Foundation

Non-Profit Profile: Thread
January 2015 – WYPR 


Best Practice: Volunteer Families that Transform Youth Trajectories
December 2013 – NewOptions

Redefining Family: The Incentive Mentoring Program
November 2013 – Robert Deutsch Foundation Blog

How Do You Help Young People Care About School?
September 2013 – Education Week

Family Business: Meet New Ashoka Fellow Sarah Hemminger
March 2013 – Forbes

10 Reasons to be Hopeful for Baltimore
The Baltimore Sun