How ABC’s Efforts to Address the Racial Wealth Gap have Evolved Over 40 Years

Chrissy Thornton, the leader of one of Maryland’s most active racial equity organizations, believes Baltimore is on the path to thriving.

An alum of Morgan State UniversityThornton last year became president and CEO of Associated Black Charities (ABC), which has worked for nearly four decades to close the racial wealth gap and end structural racism.

She’s working to grow the organization’s staff as ABC’s focus continues to expand.