Beyond the Boundaries, embraces Catholic Social Teaching by promoting social equity through raising awareness and facilitating advocacy. Social equity in this context, seeks to provide a just opportunity for all, primarily through economic, ethnic, racial and social desegregation. Beyond the Boundaries considers issues affecting the Baltimore metropolitan region (Baltimore city and the counties of Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Howard, Harford and Carroll), as well as throughout the archdiocese. It assists participating groups to collaboratively develop and promote policy solutions that can achieve economic, ethnic, racial and social desegregation and equity. he testimonials below to quote others, talking about the same thing – in their own words.