Reversing Baltimore's Brain Drain

A 27-year-old wants to curb Baltimore's brain drain and reinforce community.
December 3, 2003, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"It's largely about the quest for affordable housing. But Meister's vision is much broader. The 27-year-old wants to reverse Baltimore's brain drain, appealing to hometown pride and introducing the city to people who, like him, grew up in its suburban 'islands.' He calls it the Rybby generation -- Risk-taking Young Baltimoreans -- but his buy-a-block campaign is also attracting empty nesters, a constituency he hadn't considered before."

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Published on Wednesday, December 3, 2003 in The Christian Science Monitor
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