There was a time when groups of loud teens hanging out at the Inner Harbor were seen as creating problems, a lot of arrests for disorderly conduct, which was a concern especially for tourists. But that has changed since the Inner Harbor Project began hiring youth to work as part of a street team and bridge the gap with adults and other people who use the space.
Friday morning the organization unveiled its latest effort, a set of public teen-designed guidelines.
“We’re standing near the amphitheater. And we have just installed our new heart as of this morning,” explains Diamond Sampson, a 19 year old employee of the Inner Harbor Project.