Press Releases

DPW is Accepting Applications for the 2022 YH2O Career Mentoring Program

Deadline to Apply: Friday, February 25

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW)  Director Jason W. Mitchell has announced that recruitment is now underway for the 2022 Class of YH2O Career Mentoring Program participants. This award-winning, job-readiness program helps to prepare young adults in Baltimore City for public works careers.

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Major New Funding Available to Create New Apprenticeships with Baltimore City Employers

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates approved the $250,000 American Rescue Plan Act, (ARPA) funds for the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development’s (MOED) apprenticeship initiative. MOED’s  Employer Services division will lead the apprenticeship program as part of MOED’s overall workforce strategy to help Baltimore employers and residents overcome the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds offer incentives to Baltimore City employers to create apprenticeship opportunities that provide paid on-the-job skills training to workers.

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Back to Normal?

This brief is the first in a series of articles published by the Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Employment Development on citywide data trends and their implications for the workforce. We hope that through publishing these, we will engage thought leaders and workforce stakeholders on how to build an equitable workforce system.

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Request for Proposals

Train Up: Community Connections For Baltimore City Residents in the COVID-19 Economic Recovery

The Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED), on behalf of the Mayor and City Council, requests proposals for community-based organizations that will conduct intensive, neighborhood-based outreach to unemployed and underemployed residents in Baltimore City who are in need of training, employment and/or support services and who were impacted by the COVID-19 economic crisis. 

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JATC Celebrates Voice Data Video Apprenticeship Class

Members of the MOED team were present at the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry of Baltimore on Fri

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Mayor Scott Announces $55 Million Investment to Put Baltimore Back to Work and Ensure Equitable Economic Recovery from COVID-19

$30 Million to Expand Workforce Development and Job Placements for Youth and Disadvantaged Job Seekers; $25 Million Economic Recovery Fund to Support Nonprofits, Artists, Small Businesses, and

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS--Train Up: Adult Literacy Support for Baltimore City Residents in the COVID-19 Economic Recovery

The Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED), on behalf of the Mayor and City Council, requests proposals for adult education services as part of the Train Up program to help residents obtain their GED and/or improve their grade levels in literacy and/or math so that they can more easily access occupational skills training programs and/or so that they can enter employment with higher literacy levels.

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Bidder’s Conference Questions and Answers

Bidder’s Conference Questions and Answers

(Updated 5:45 pm October 1, 2021)

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.

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