GBC’s 2020 Baltimore City Election Coverage

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2020 Baltimore City Election Business Advocacy Engagement The last decade has been challenging for the City of Baltimore. Baltimore City enters the new decade at a crossroads. The 2020 Citywide elections provide an excellent opportunity for the City to turn the corner with bold leadership. The Greater Baltimore Committee...
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CollegeBound Foundation Seeking Individuals for Two Volunteer Opportunities

The CollegeBound Foundation is currently seeking individuals for two volunteer opportunities: scholarship reading and mentoring for college students. Evaluate Scholarship Applications: Scholarship readers evaluate scholarship applications submitted for CollegeBound’s $3 million scholarship portfolio. Each spring, CollegeBound receives hundreds of applications from Baltimore City Schools’ students for scholarships based on criteria including...
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Prominent Criminal Defense Attorney David B. Irwin Joins Kramon & Graham

Kramon & Graham, a leading law firm providing litigation, real estate, and transactional services, announced that prominent Maryland defense attorney David B. Irwin has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Known for his work in high-profile criminal and civil cases, Irwin is a veteran attorney with more than four...
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BCCC & Center for Urban Families Awarded $495K from Kresge Foundation for Career-Training Partnership

The Kresge Foundation awarded a $495,000 grant to support a partnership between the Center for Urban Families (CFUF) and Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) to connect 100 individuals with low incomes to critical human service supports and educational pathways to advance social and economic mobility. This is one of...
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Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire

The Greater Baltimore Committee has identified key policy priorities to drive discussion in the 2020 Citywide Elections. The priorities are: Prioritize enhanced coordination across criminal justice agencies and support evidence-based crime reduction strategies to improve public safety. Implement strategic and inclusive economic development strategies to attract and retain businesses...
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The GBC Check-In: Austin Davis, Census 2020 Project Manager for Baltimore City

Since 1790, the U.S. government has conducted the decennial census, as mandated by the Constitution. The census aims to count the entire population, and gathers data about sex, age, race, living situations and the number of people per household. According to the United States Census Bureau, response rates have...
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Morgan State University President Receives Authorization to Pursue Affiliate Agreement to Add New College of Osteopathic Medicine

As part of an ongoing effort to fulfill Morgan State University’s designation as Maryland’s Preeminent Public Urban Research University, its Board of Regents has authorized Morgan President David Wilson, Ed.D., to further explore the prospect of bringing a new medical school to the campus through a strategic partnership. The Board’s approval for the...
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Baltimore Business Journal: ‘Expect the unexpected’ Maryland businesses cautious as 2020 General Assembly begins

By Holden Wilen Jan. 9, 2020 Politicians from across Maryland flock to Annapolis every year for the annual legislative session and talk about how they will be passing laws that will affect the state for generations to come. Billions of dollars are at stake as Democrats push a plan...
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Mid Atlantic Venture Association and GBC to host 2020 Crystal Ball Breakfast Program

The Mid Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) hosts the 2020 Crystal Ball Breakfast Program in conjunction with the Greater Baltimore Committee on Jan. 23, 2020 at the Four Seasons in Baltimore. Featured speakers, which include some of the nation’s leading investors and industry playmakers, will discuss opportunities for extraordinary growth...
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LifeBridge Health Announces New President for Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

LifeBridge Health announced on January 8, 2020, that Daniel Blum will join the organization in April as President of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Grace Medical Center, taking over responsibilities from Jonathan Ringo, M.D., who will step away from his position to become the founder and chief executive officer...
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