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Bobby Marvin Holmes, LMSW


A dynamic and well-rounded professional, Bobby Marvin Holmes is a licensed social worker in the state of Maryland with a dual background in media and human services. Over the span of his career, he has rooted himself in a mission to serve children, youth, & families. 


As a media professional, Holmes covered issues for various outlets including the AFRO-American Newspaper, The Baltimore Times, WEAA 88.9, NewsOne.com, NPR affiliate WYPR, and Radio One. In 2008, Holmes founded Son of a Dream, LLC (www.sonofadream.com), an engagement & multimedia venture offering impactful narratives of youth, families, and communities. Through Son of a Dream, Holmes has worked hard to produce compelling projects for film screenings and book talks for public schools, colleges, community-based programs, and human service agencies. 

In 2018, Holmes’ commitment to youth & families earned him a fellowship with the Center for Urban Families’ Practitioners Leadership Institute (PLI). The following year he became a 2019/2020 recipient of Baltimore Corps’s Elevation Award. 

Holmes’s career in the human service field spans nearly a decade with experience in several capacities including working for mental health agencies, schools, child welfare, and community-based programs. He currently serves as a psychotherapist for Parker Psychiatric Services, an outpatient mental health clinic. As a staunch community advocate passionate about public health and safety, Holmes has also participated in several initiatives aimed at addressing community violence and empowering youth. A proud husband and father, he lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife and children.