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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.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Names New Director of Mayor's Office of Employment Development

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the appointment of Jason Perkins-Cohen as director of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development (MOED)—the office responsible for workforce development initiatives responsive to the needs of Baltimore City employers and job seekers. Perkins-Cohen succeeds longtime MOED director Karen Sitnick, who retired last month.

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Meet Kevin

Kevin struggled to secure steady work on his own after being released from a correctional facility.Kevin

 

Meet Angela

Meet Angela

Angela Gillespie, 38, was an unemployed childcare worker looking for a new career path.

Recruiting Begins for Second Chance’s Tenth Deconstruction Training Class

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) is currently recruiting for Second Chance’s tenth deconstruction training class, to begin later in November. The program, a longtime collaboration between Second Chance and MOED, provides training in marketable, “green economy” job skills to those with significant barriers to employment.

Recruiting Begins for Second Chance’s Tenth Deconstruction Training Class

<p>The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) is currently recruiting for Second Chance’s tenth deconstruction training class, to begin later in November. The program, a longtime collaboration between Second Chance and MOED, provides training in marketable, “green economy” job skills to those with significant barriers to employment.</p>

Recruiting Begins for Second Chance’s Tenth Deconstruction Training Class

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) is currently recruiting for Second Chance’s tenth deconstruction training class, to begin later in November. The program, a longtime collaboration between Second Chance and MOED, provides training in marketable, “green economy” job skills to those with significant barriers to employment.

Baltimore Seeks to Expand Partnership with Businesses to Promote Summer Youth Employment through Hire One Youth

Deputy Mayor Colin Tarbert, representing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry expressed appreciation today to the more than 100 Baltimore businesses that participated in the 2014 Hire One Youth initiative. The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) hosted the gathering this afternoon at the Vollmer Center at Cylburn Arboretum.

Baltimore City Becomes The First City In Nation To Pilot A Transformative Jobs Platform That Expands Access And Opportunities For Job Seekers

City of Baltimore is officially launching an exciting pilot with the technology company, Apploi, by installing Apploi’s award-winning job kiosks in the Central Library/State Library Resource Center and at two Mayor’s Office of Employment Development-operated centers: Eastside One-Stop Career Center (open to general public and the Career Academy (open only to school’s students). The kiosks both expand access to jobs – reaching those without internet or computer access - and transform how jobseekers interact with companies – by enabling jobseekers to showcase their personalities and skills and respond to questions (including video and audio) set by employers.

City Residents Celebrate Successful Pathway Out of Poverty!

Today, the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) and Baltimore City Community College hosted theAccelerated Connections to Employment (ACE) graduation. The event celebrates the first graduation class of 43 participants who have gained technical training and are ready to begin to work as pharmacy technicians, multi-skilled medical technicians, medical billers and dietary aides.

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