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.
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.
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.