Strengthening Baltimore’s Workforce System

Concentrated poverty, persistent racial segregation and discriminatory hiring, housing and education practices have contributed to higher unemployment rates in Baltimore City compared to the rest of Maryland — especially among African Americans. Learn more about efforts to strengthen the city's workforce development efforts.

March 28, 2020

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Cheryl Washington on Rebuilding East Baltimore and its Future

Lisa Hamilton, president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, talks with Cheryl Washington, president and CEO of East Baltimore Development Inc., a nonprofit charged with overseeing the transformation of a disinvested neighborhood in Baltimore. Their conversation explores how the community has evolved so far, how residents shaped the project in unexpected ways and what other cities should know about tackling large-scale urban renewal work.

May 29, 2019

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