Thursday, June 09, 2016 at 09:30 to 11:45 AM

Baltimore is home to 18,000 disconnected youth – young people ages 16 to 24 who are neither working nor in school. Several organizations are working collaboratively to create new paths to opportunity for these young people. Please join us for a stimulating forum with workforce development leaders, policy experts and youth leaders to explore what works and how to strengthen Baltimore’s approach.

Thursday, January 07, 2016 at 12:00 to 01:30 PM

Who will benefit if Maryland adopts progressive climate change policies and programs in 2016? The Maryland Climate Change Commission has committed to addressing equity, public health, and economic development as part of its work. Thus low income communities and vulnerable populations stand to benefit significantly. Commissioners Stuart Clarke, Lynn Heller, and Delegate Dana Stein will offer a briefing on the Commission's work.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 12:00 to 01:30 PM

By 2018, two-thirds of jobs in the American economy will require a post-secondary credential. Estimates note that over half of all Marylanders in their prime working years – 1.3 million adults between ages of 25 and 54 – lack a college degree.

The Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative at Maryland Philanthropy Network has released a report designed to provide information on the labor market for the retail trade and food services/drinking places sectors in Baltimore City. This report was prepared by the Baltimore Metropolitan Council as part of Advancing Careers in Retail-Baltimore, a BWFC-sponsored partnership aimed at improving job quality and advancement opportunities...