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Workforce Challenge

Baltimore Corps came into the Baltimore Career Center at Eutaw on June 24, 2015 wanting to hire youth fourteen (14) to twenty-four (24) years of age for summer jobs. They were primarily trying to find youth in the Sandtown-Winchester community and other designated areas. They are planning on having the youth start building playgrounds on July 13.

Workforce Solution

Baltimore Corps have seventy-five (75) summer jobs available. Mrs. Denise provided space for Baltimore Corps to make phone calls and interview the youth at the Baltimore Career Center at Eutaw. Baltimore Corps wants to grow leaders within the Baltimore area.

Outcomes & Benefits

Seven individuals were hired in May through the Baltimore Career Center at Eutaw. All individuals are working in warehouse positions.

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