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Baltimore workforce development

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.

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Building Paths to Economic Opportunity

Video: Opening Doors for America's Young People

Millions of U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor working. We and others are seeking ways to reconnect these young people to educational and job opportunities, creating the next generation of workers and parents.

Video: Partnering With Community Colleges

Based on a nationally recognized model, the Maryland Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training program helps adults complete college occupational programs and earn credentials, training them for jobs and careers and developing skills for life.

Video: Removing Obstacles to Employment

Through social enterprises, California nonprofit REDF is creating jobs and opportunities for people who face some of the greatest barriers to finding work.