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Mayor Rawlings-Blake Issues Statement Regarding Governor Hogan's Decision to Cancel Current Plans for the Red Line in Baltimore City

I am disheartened that Governor Hogan has chosen to ignore the needs of Baltimore City residents by cancelling current plans for the Red Line. FULL STATEMENT.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Expansion of Summer Jobs Program for Baltimore City Youth

With help of OneBaltimore, YouthWorks secures funding and placement to meet goal of 8,000 summer youth jobs

Youth Summer Jobs Announcement

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces Expansion of Summer Jobs Program for Baltimore City Youth

Today, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined OneBaltimore Chairman Michael Cryor, representatives of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development (MOED), and leaders of the business and philanthropic communities to announce the City achieved its goal to provide summer jobs to the nearly 8,000 young people registered for Youth Works, the City summer jobs program.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake to Call for Creation of "Baltimore Compact" During Inaugural Address As National President of U.S. Conference of Mayors

Address will call on America’s mayors to make their voices heard in the upcoming 2016 national election on issues involving community policing and jobs.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Issues Statement on Baltimore FOP Letter Calling for Documents Related to Freddie Gray Unrest

The allegations made in this letter are without basis and do nothing to help our city heal. We are currently in the midst of an extensive review that began before the FOP decided to conduct their own After Action Review. As we work through the process, I look forward to sharing information with all interested parties including the FOP.

63 Baltimore City Students Graduate from Youth Opportunity (YO) Baltimore Programs

Baltimore, Maryland (June 10, 2015) – Youth Opportunity (YO) Baltimore hosted a special graduation event this evening for its 2015 class of 63 teens and young adults who chose to pursue alternative education after facing challenges in traditional settings. The event honored 47 graduates from the YO Academy, an alternative high school operated in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools, and 16 young people who earned their Maryland high school diplomas through the city’s two YO centers in East and West Baltimore. The graduation was held at Johns Hopkins University’s Shriver Hall. Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields delivered the keynote address.

"Health Department Announces OneBaltimore / Baltimore Corps Team To Lead Department’s Public Health Recovery Efforts"

The Baltimore City Health Department announces the selection of a team of fellows to lead the agency’s public health recovery efforts under Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s OneBaltimore initiative. 

YouthWorks Summer Jobs Program Now Accepting Online Charitable Donations through Baltimore City Foundation

Baltimore, Maryland (April 22, 2015) – YouthWorks, Baltimore City’s summer jobs program, is seeking online contributions to maximize the number of positions it can offer to young adults ages 14-21 who completed the registration process for 2015. The Baltimore City Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of Baltimore City, is accepting online donations to support the nationally recognized program operated by the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development. 

 

Mayor's Statement on DOJ Acceptance of Request for Pattern-or-Practice Investigation

The investigation will build on reforms, and help change the culture of the police department.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake Announces One Baltimore Initiative

This public-private partnership will focus on short-term recovery and deeper systemic change.

Mayor Rawlings-Blake stands at a podium, surrounded by others holding signs that read "One Baltimore"

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