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Mayor Scott Announces Train Up Program

BALTIMORE, MD (Wednesday, March 9, 2022) — Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined Director Jason Perkins-Cohen of the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) and community partners to formally announce Train Up.

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Mayor Brandon Scott to Announce New Job Training Program

On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, Baltimore City’s Mayor Brandon Scott will hold a press conference at the Jane Addams Resource Center to formally announce Train Up - a free job training to unemployed and underemployed Baltimore City residents impacted by COVID-19.

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Major New Funding Available to Create New Apprenticeships with Baltimore City Employers

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates approved the $250,000 American Rescue Plan Act, (ARPA) funds for the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development’s (MOED) apprenticeship initiative. MOED’s  Employer Services division will lead the apprenticeship program as part of MOED’s overall workforce strategy to help Baltimore employers and residents overcome the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds offer incentives to Baltimore City employers to create apprenticeship opportunities that provide paid on-the-job skills training to workers.

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Mayor Scott Announces $55 Million Investment to Put Baltimore Back to Work and Ensure Equitable Economic Recovery from COVID-19

$30 Million to Expand Workforce Development and Job Placements for Youth and Disadvantaged Job Seekers; $25 Million Economic Recovery Fund to Support Nonprofits, Artists, Small Businesses, and

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