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Meet Benica

Meet Benica ImageAfter she graduated from high school, Benica’s only source of income was as a part-time banquet server with a sporadic weekend schedule.

Mayor’s Office of Employment Development Changes YouthWorks Registration Location

The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development has changed the location for the YouthWorks summer jobs registration originally scheduled at the War Memorial Building on Saturday, March 7, 2015. YouthWorks candidates, who have appointments scheduled for that day, are encouraged to check their email for the new location.

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.

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