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YouthWorks meets goal of summer jobs offered to 8,000 youth

For the second consecutive year, at least 8,000 Baltimore City youth and young adults, ages 14-21, will be offered a five-week YouthWorks summer employment opportunity. Today, approximately 6,000 youth started working in a wide variety of industries, including health care, hospitality/tourism, finance, construction, law and government jobs. A second five-week cycle will begin employing additional youth on July 11, 2016, bringing the total number of worksites to more than 900.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Joins FEMA to Honor Baltimore City as one of the Nation’s Leading Floodplain Management Communities

Mayor Rawlings-Blake joined representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to accept an award on behalf of the City of Baltimore for its outstanding achievements in reducing fl

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake and Dr. Wen Announce the Grand Opening of the City’s Newest Early Head Start Center in West Baltimore

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, representatives from LIGHT Health and Wellness Comprehensive Services, and members of the community celebrated the grand opening of the newest Early Head Start Center in Baltimore City.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Launches Second Phase of Construction of the Skatepark of Baltimore in Hampden

Mayor Rawlings-Blake and representatives from Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) and community members celebrated the groundbreaking of the second phase of construction of the Skatepa

Mayor Rawlings-Blake, U. S. General Services Administrator Denise Roth, Senior Policy Advisor at the National Economic Council Nate Loewentheil, Announce the Sale of Metro West Complex

Mayor Rawlings-Blake joined Denise Turner Roth of the United States General Services Administration (GSA) and Nate Loewentheil, a senior policy advisor at the National Economic Council and head of

Announcement of Sale of Metro West

Foundation encourages private sector to match support for summer jobs

Baltimore City’s nationally recognized summer jobs program, YouthWorks, continues to grow in popularity, increasing the need for employment opportunities this summer. In response, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has committed $500,000 and offered a second $500,000 as a challenge grant to be matched by the private sector. These funds will create more than 650 five-week summer jobs for city youth and young adults. But more money is needed in order to offer employment to all youth who have completed their registration.

Baltimore approves bike-share program to launch in fall with 500 bicycles for rent

The Baltimore Sun

Beginning in the fall, 500 bicycles will be available for short-term rent around Baltimore, following the city's approval Wednesday of a $2.36 million Charm City Bikeshare contract with Canadian company Bewegen Technologies.

Baltimore City Public School Student Alvin Ailey Master Class at the Modell Lyric

Mayor Rawlings-Blake is seeking video submissions from Baltimore City Public School  students to participate in an Alvin Ailey Master Class at the Modell Lyric on Monday, April 25, 2016 from 5pm-6pm.


Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's delivers the 17th annual State of the City Address

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's 2016 State of the City Address

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Leveraging Investments in Neighborhood Corridors

Leveraging Investments in Neighborhood Corridors strategy is an interagency effort which focuses on revitalizing the major corridors that connect Baltimore City’s neighborhoods and communities.