Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young to Acknowledge Top Donors to YouthWorks Summer Jobs Program

More than 8,000 youth and young adults to be offered summer jobs 

FOR ASSIGNMENT
Thursday, June 6, 2019

WHAT:            
Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young and Mayor’s Office of Employment Development Director Jason Perkins-Cohen will acknowledge significant contributions from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase to support YouthWorks, Baltimore City’s nationally recognized summer jobs program.

WHEN:                        
Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. 

WHERE:         
City Hall
100 N. Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

BACKGROUND:
YouthWorks is Baltimore City’s summer jobs program for residents between the ages of 14 and 21. Each year through YouthWorks, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) connects thousands of teens and young adults to meaningful summer work experiences throughout the city. Participants work in a wide variety of industries, including health care and social assistance, hospitality/tourism, finance, construction, the arts, and environmental/green jobs. MOED operates YouthWorks, with the assistance of employers and workforce partners, and with financial support from a variety of contributors. YouthWorks 2019 will operate from July 1 – August 2. 

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