Press Releases

Public Notice | Request for Proposals | Occupational Skills and Work Readiness Training for Youth

BALTIMORE, MD (Friday, July 8, 2022) - The Baltimore Workforce Development Board is seeking responses to a Request for Proposals for qualified organizations to provide (1) Occupati

Mayor Scott Announces Baltimore City's “Let's Ride to Work” Transportation Program

BALTIMORE, MD (Wednesday, April 6, 2022) - Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the launch of Baltimore City’s innovative transportation program, “Let’s Ride to Work.” The Program is a partnership between the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) and Lyft, Inc. 

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Mayor Scott’s Call to Action for 2022 YouthWorks

BALTIMORE, MD. (Friday, March 25, 2022) —Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued a “call-to-action” to encourage area employers to participate in the City’s summer jobs program, YouthWorks.

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Public Notice | Mayor’s Office of Employment Development Taking Public Comment on Proposed Revisions to Local Hiring Rules and Regulations

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) is accepting public comment on proposed revisions to the existing regulations for the administration of the Local Hiring Law (LHL).

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Mayor Scott Announces Train Up Program

BALTIMORE, MD (Wednesday, March 9, 2022) — Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined Director Jason Perkins-Cohen of the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) and community partners to formally announce Train Up.

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Mayor Brandon Scott to Announce New Job Training Program

On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, Baltimore City’s Mayor Brandon Scott will hold a press conference at the Jane Addams Resource Center to formally announce Train Up - a free job training to unemployed and underemployed Baltimore City residents impacted by COVID-19.

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Public Notice | Request for Proposals | One-Stop Operator for Baltimore City’s One-Stop Career Centers

The Baltimore Workforce Development Board (“Board”) is seeking responses to a Request for Proposals for a One-Stop Operator for Baltimore City’s One-Stop Career Centers. The One-Stop Career Centers are proud partners of the American Job Center network. The One-Stop Operator will coordinate the service delivery of required one-stop partners and service providers of core program partners and other required partners working with both comprehensive One-Stop Centers.

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Public Notice | Request for Proposals | Train Up and Hire Up Support Services: Behavioral Health Services for Baltimore City Residents in the COVID-19 Economic Recovery

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development seeks responses to a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide behavioral health services as a support service to participants in employment development programs.

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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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