40 Youth to Attend an all-day Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at the Small Business Resource Center

Youth will learn the ins and outs of what it takes to start their own business

The Baltimore Workforce Investment Board Youth Council presents an all-day, interactive opportunity for young people to learn from other entrepreneurs about what it really takes to get a business idea up and running.

The Small Business Resource Center and Connecting the Pieces Coaching & Consulting Solutions join the Youth Council in a continued effort to engage youth in a variety of work related events.

WHO: 40 youth participants will attend six breakout sessions where they will have the chance to learn skills and techniques such as “Mapping out a Blueprint for Success” and “Defining Your Dream.” The dynamic presenters include experts in consulting, finance, business management and a 20-minute session with Charles “Chizel It” Harris, as seen on WBAL TV 11.

Participants are between 16 and 24 and come from neighborhoods across the Baltimore City as referred through YouthWorks summer jobs, BWIB Youth Council and other service providers.

WHEN: Wed., July 27, 2016; 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Small Business Resource Center, 1101 E. 33rd Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21218

BACKGROUND: The Baltimore Workforce Investment Board Youth Council is a group of 40-50 members from Baltimore industries, businesses, public agencies, government, foundations, universities and community organizations. Its mission is to build a workforce development system that drives and supports the local economy. The Work-based Learning Sub-committee works to develop events, trainings and opportunities for youth and young adults that seek to match skills development with identified high-growth employment sectors.

 

www.oedworks.com

 

###

Related Stories

Baltimore City Public Schools 2019 High School Graduates to Attend Job Fair

High school seniors, not headed to college, to interview with employers and learn about workforce training opportunities at second annual spring event

WHAT:            

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools will host a Baltimore City High School Graduate Job Fair for approximately 500 high school seniors who plan to work immediately after graduating. These pre-registered students will have the opportunity to meet with training providers and interview with employers for full-time jobs from a pool of more than 90 hiring businesses from sectors including health care, hospitality, information technology, military, retail and city agencies. Students will hear from motivational speakers and participate in informative sessions to gain more knowledge about workforce development and job opportunities.

More than 14,000 Baltimore City 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 popular summer jobs program

Baltimore City’s wintry weather isn’t distracting its young people from thinking ahead to the summer and making a strong statement that they want to work. More than 14,000 city residents between the ages of 14 and 21 have applied online at youthworks.oedworks.com since the portal opened on January 2, 2019. Over 1,700 applied within the first 24 hours, and more than 6,000 did so within the first week.

Mayor Pugh Announces Baltimore's YH20 Water Mentoring Program Now Accepting Applications

Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announces that recruitment is underway for the next class of YH20 Water Mentoring Program participants.  Applications will be accepted Jan. 2 through Feb. 8. To date, over 50 residents have completed the program, which prepares young Baltimoreans for entry-level jobs in the water industry.