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In July, Sagamore Development Corporation and the South Baltimore Six (SB6) Coalition announced a long-term investment partnership and community benefits agreement.
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...
For over a decade, members of the Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative (BWFC) have supported a growing number of industry focused workforce development initiatives, and the outcomes are notable. Through these efforts, previously unemployed residents are getting industry recognized certifications and jobs with career advancement opportunities at impressive rates. This report highlights several of these initiatives and offers recommendations on how they can be expanded.
This report lays out a range of strategies that can help address Baltimore’s urgent need to do more to create new opportunities for the city’s large population of disconnected youth.
The number of working African American business owners in the United States plummeted more than 40 percent as the coronavirus shut down much of the economy — a far steeper drop than other racial groups experienced, according to an analysis confirming fears the pandemic would deepen inequalities in the business world.