Press Releases

Public Notice: Request for Proposals - Train Up: Occupational Skills Training

The Baltimore City Mayor's Office of Employment Development seeks responses to a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide occupational training to Baltimore city residents. This initiative is one part of Baltimore’s Economic Recovery Plan.

MOED's $6.8 Million Dollar Award

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) has exciting news. MOED was awarded a $6.8 million dollars.

Mayor Scott Highlights Cross-Sector Collaboration Focused on Increasing Youth Economic Opportunity in Baltimore’s Tech Sector

Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined with students and partner organizations to highlight a new summer internship program for high school students focused on increasing youth economic opportunity and expanding access to technology careers. 

This pilot internship program is a collaboration between the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, Baltimore Tracks, a coalition of local tech companies committed to equity, Code in the Schools, Pass IT On, and Baltimore City Public Schools. 

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Baltimore City Health Department, Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, The Rockefeller Foundation Announce Findings of Baltimore Health Corps Pilot Early Lessons Report

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Baltimore City Health Department, Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, The Rockefeller Foundation Announce Findings of Baltimore Health Corps Pilot Early Lessons Report

Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott, the Baltimore City Health Department, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, The Rockefeller Foundation, HealthCare Access Maryland, Jhpiego, Baltimore Corps, the Baltimore Civic Fund, and other partners announced the findings of the Baltimore Health Corps Pilot’s Early Lessons Report, completed by the University of Maryland, College Park School of Public Health.

Online Registration Now Open for YouthWorks 2021

Registration for Summer Job Placements to be Conducted Entirely Online this Year

Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that YouthWorks, Baltimore City’s summer jobs program for young people, has opened online registration for the 2021 summer session. 

New ‘Baltimore Health Corps’ to Hire and Train Hundreds of Jobless Residents to Serve Neighborhoods Hardest-Hit by COVID-19

Innovative Pilot Program to Equitably Address City’s Public Health and Employment Challenges
$12 Million Public-Private Partnership Mobilized by Initial $2M Commitment by The Rockefeller Foundation
 

Today, Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, the Baltimore City Health Department, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, and The Rockefeller Foundation announced the launch of a groundbreaking pilot program – the Baltimore Health Corps –designed to address the city’s interconnected economic and public health crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mayor Young Announces Virtual YouthWorks Summer Jobs Program

At least 4,000 youth and young adults to participate in YouthWorks 2020 using remote tools in a safe and virtual environment.

Today, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced a 2020 virtual YouthWorks summer jobs program.

Mayor Young Suspends Programs and In-Person Services at Employment Development Locations Amid COVID-19 Emergency

Today, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young issued new guidance to city agencies as it relates to public interaction.

More Than 10, 000 Baltimore City Youth and Young Adults Apply for YouthWorks Summer Jobs

Online application period ends Friday, March 1 for 14-21-year-old Baltimore City residents interested in employment through the summer jobs program 

YouthWorks is full-speed ahead with enrollment for the 2020 program. More than 10,000 Baltimore City residents, 14-21, have applied online at youthworks.oedworks.com since the portal opened on January 2, 2020. Over 1,500 applied within the first 24 hours, and more than 4,500 did so within the first week.

Baltimore City Students to Graduate from Youth Opportunity (YO) Baltimore Programs

Students previously disengaged from school or work earn diplomas and face a brighter future 

WHAT:          
Youth Opportunity (YO) Baltimore will host a special graduation event for its 2019 class of 30 young adults who chose to pursue alternative education after facing challenges in traditional school settings. Maryland State Senator Cory McCray, Baltimore City, District 45 will be the keynote speaker and address students from the Westside YO Center, the Eastside YO Center and the YO Academy.

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