For more than 20 years, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) has been a participant in the federal Upward Bound program. Upward Bound is a federally-funded early intervention program designed to interest young people in going to college. The BCCC Upward Bound initiative serves economically disadvantaged youth of Baltimore City by developing their academic skills and motivating them to aspire toward pursuing higher education.
The educational service provided by the BCCC Upward Bound program is consistent with the college’s mission to provide outstanding educational, cultural and social experiences to the citizens of Baltimore, the state of Maryland and surrounding areas.
This summer the college will participate in the Summer Food Service program, which will provide all eligible children with meals free of charge from June 14 – July 17. Therefore, the BCCC Upward Bound students who participate in the residential program will receive free meals if they meet the income guidelines for reduced-price meals in the National School Lunch program. The income guidelines for reduced-price meals by family size are listed below. Children who are part of households that receive food stamps or benefits under Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) are automatically eligible to receive free meals.
Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the site and times as follows:
Glen Dining Hall, Towson University
Breakfast: 7-8 a.m.
Dinner: 5-6 p.m.
In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, State law, and the Maryland State Department of Education policy, discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave. S.W., Washington DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
For more information, call the BCCC Upward Bound Office at (410) 462-7435.