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Rocking the Boat
December 5, 2016
The Talbot Spy

Rocking the Boat Inspires Similar Program on Maryland Shore

It was on the banks of the Bronx River in 2014, sandwiched between a massive recycling facility and of one of the largest food distribution facilities in the world, Talbot County community leaders Al and Marty Sikes and Richard Marks and Amy Haines discovered Adam Green and his not-for-profit organization Rocking the Boat. Focused on empowering young people from the South Bronx to develop self-confidence, at Rocking the Boat, students work together to build wooden boats, learn to row and sail, and restore local urban waterways, revitalizing their community while creating better lives for themselves. Their motto, kids don’t just build boats at Rocking the Boat, boats build kids.

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