Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Starbucks Hold 3rd Solutions City Town Hall to Address Philanthropic Role in Youth Workforce Development

FOR ASSIGNMENT

CONTACT 
Brice Freeman
410-396-1910
 

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

MEDIA ADVISORY

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Starbucks Hold 3rd Solutions City Town Hall to
 Address Philanthropic Role in Youth Workforce Development

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joins Starbucks to host a Town Hall meeting with a select group of local leaders to focus on teen employment in Baltimore City for all youth, including those who are out of school and out of work.
 

WHEN:

WEDNESDAY, February 25, 2015; 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Starbucks-Southside Marketplace

919 E. Fort Avenue

 

Baltimore, MD 21230

BACKGROUND: 

National: Through the new Solutions City℠ initiative created by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and Starbucks, mayors in five cities – Baltimore, Sacramento, Columbus, Orlando, and Phoenix – are bringing together constituents and other local leaders for town hall meetings in their neighborhood Starbucks store to identify and tackle civic challenges on three key issues: providing access to education, supporting veterans, and empowering opportunity youth. More information can be found at http://news.starbucks.com/news/u.s.-conference-of-mayors-and-starbucks-launch-solutions-city-program

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