The Greater Baltimore Committee has released a comprehensive report which identifies the top 20 occupations likely to produce the most family-supporting jobs in the Baltimore region over the next decade, while also outlining recommendations to enhance education and training systems and address structural racism, gender inequities and systemic barriers to workforce participation and advancement.
The report, Preparing for the Future. A Regional Workforce Development Initiative, includes more than 50 recommendations to ensure the region has a pipeline of skilled workers to fill high growth family-supporting jobs.
In addition to identifying high growth family-supporting jobs that did not require a four-year degree, the GBC’s Regional Workforce Development Initiative Steering Committee compiled a regional inventory of key education and training programs by sector, emphasizing those that culminate in postsecondary credentials. This inventory is published as a separate Appendices.