The Cambridge Empowerment Center is a nonprofit, multi-use community center in the heart of the Pine Street Historic District in Cambridge, Maryland. Opened in 2003, it sits on the former site of 1918 The Pine Street School in the heart of the African American community. Named to the National Register of Historic Places in 2012, the Pine Street Historic District has a rich history.
The Cambridge Empowerment Center is governed by a board of directors, known as
The Pine Street Committee, Inc., who oversee the programs and use of the building.
The Center serves basic needs as well as social and recreational opportunities for the entire community, regardless of age. Programs are developed to help in times of emergency with food, clothing, children’s programs, and other resources. We partner with many other organizations to provide more extensive services.
The Pine Street Committee, Inc. (PSC) works cooperatively with government, organizations, businesses, and individuals to help our County and the City of Cambridge. Our goal is to make economic and revitalization challenges surmountable while providing safe artistic, recreational and cultural activities for our community’s youth and seniors. Fostering productive and positive relationships, the Pine Street Committee builds and opens doors for diverse cultural exchanges among all citizens.
Work in partnership with the diverse community of Cambridge, Maryland to provide underserved youth and adults in the City with education, health and wellness, work skills, and cultural enrichment programs.