Please join the Green Funder and Workforce Development Funders Affinity Groups for a program highlighting the current transportation landscape in Central Maryland. This crosscutting session will cover the various policies, innovations, and activism related to transportation across the state and in the Baltimore Metro region. Additionally, the impacts of transportation on health, the environment, and access to jobs will be discussed to promote solutions that advance equity for communities in Maryland.
Increasing numbers of people are engaging in freelancing, independent contracting and gig work. These arrangements can offer flexibility and autonomy. They can also put workers at risk as they take on labor and capital costs without having access to employer insurance/benefits or a platform for collective worker voice. Join us for a discusssion on the implications of independent work in Baltimore and draw from the experiences with supporting freelance workers in the Bay Area and NYC.
This is the continuation of the Baltimore Workforce Funder Collaborative (BWFC) Retreat held in August 2018. The collaborative is dedicated to advancing labor market prospects of unemployed and underemployed Baltimore City residents while meeting the needs of our region’s employers for a skilled workforce.
At this program we’ll hear from experts about the wide-range of issues faced by people with disabilities in Maryland, services available, as well as gaps in services, and explore possibilities related to disability inclusive philanthropy.
The Baltimore Workforce Funders Collabortive ( BWFC ) meets each month. The collaborative is dedicated to advancing labor market prospects of unemployed and underemployed Baltimore City residents while meeting the needs of our region’s employers for a skilled workforce.
Join members of the Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative on a visit to the National Park Service Historic Preservation Training Center in Frederick, MD to learn about opportunities to help entry level construction workers build careers in the maintenance and preservation of historic properties.
How do we best prepare students for 21st century careers and the future economy? There's a growing interest in finding ways to prepare students for a wide range of high wage, high skill and high demand jobs and careers. We will explore research related to CTE, best practices, models of success and challenges with preparing students for high wage, high skill careers.
Please join the Workforce Affinity Group to hear outcomes from this year’s legislative session. Our panel will share information about legislation that was passed and efforts that didn’t quite make it this year.