ECYP in the Media

The Elijah Cummings Youth Program Keeps Legacy of Youth Leadership Alive
November 2, 2023
The Baltimore Times
The Elijah Cummings Youth Program (ECYP) nonprofit recently celebrated its 25th anniversary with a fundraiser event. Maryland Governor Wes Moore,…Click here for full article.
Baltimore students in Elijah Cummings Youth Program check on host families, friends in Israel as fellowship marks 25 years
October 26, 2023
The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore alumni of the Elijah Cummings Youth Program in Israel say the 25-year-old program has given them a personal sense of the impact of…Click here for full article.
Youth program formed by Elijah Cummings turns 25
October 25, 2023
In 1998, Rep. Elijah Cummings formed a two-year leadership program for high school juniors and seniors created to promote understanding between the Black and Jewish communities. The program is now celebrating its 25 anniversary and Honorary Director Jennifer Cummings and Gov. Wes Moore, D-Md., join Morning Joe to discuss.. Click here for full article.
Elijah Cummings Youth Program in Israel celebrates 25 years
October 25, 2023
“Congressman Elijah Cummings created the youth program in 1998 to teach Baltimore’s youth leadership and connect them to the world.” Click here for the full article.
Elijah Cummings Youth Program changing lives for the better for 25 years| GUEST COMMENTARY
September 22, 2023
Baltimore Sun
Since his passing, I think of Congressman Cummings daily and how much his decision to entrust me with ECYP changed my life.

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Living Messengers 
May 18, 2023
The late congressman Elijah E. Cummings famously said: “Our children are the living messages we send to a future we will never see.” The Elijah Cummings Youth Program, in its 25th year, is his testament to that. We speak with executive director Kathleen St. Villier Hill, and students Ryen Eley and Benjamin Caplan, about the experienceClick here to listen.

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