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.
This program will explore innovative models that bridge secondary education to college and careers within a high school model.
Please join us for this program to learn the facts about these important scholarship programs, gaining knowledge of who can benefit and how “free” college programs are structured. We will be joined by Cristina Lopez , Donna Thomas, Director, Office of Student Financial Assistance at Maryland Higher Education Commission and Don Elliott, CCBC's Director of Continuing Education Operations and Online Learning. Maryland Philanthropy Network members will leave with a better understanding of opportunities and gaps in making a post-secondary degree or certification more accessible to all.
Join Baltimore's Promise Executive Director, Julia Baez, for an update on the efforts of Baltimore’s Promise and its partners and next steps for the organization. Baltimore's Promise is a collaborative dedicated to improving outcomes for the City's youth. At this program, the Baltimore’s Promise team will update Maryland Philanthropy Network members on several key efforts.
Please join Franklyn Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer and Martina A. Martin, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) for a special 90-minute listening session here at the Maryland Philanthropy Network. UWCM is launching its next strategic planning process for 2020-2022 to help direct its transformation, and they would deeply value your input.
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.