Don Fry Commentary in The Daily Record: 5G technology is Maryland’s future

5G signal
Improvements in connectivity and internet access are crucial for underserved populations that disproportionately rely on their wireless devices to apply for jobs, find information about health conditions, do homework and access government services.
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CCBC to offer free tuition to qualifying students

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By providing students with supplemental aid after the awarding of scholarships, grants and COVID-19 relief funding, CCBC is removing the biggest barrier found in higher education: cost.
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Governor Larry Hogan’s July 22 COVID-19 Press Conference

The Latest on COVID-19 in Maryland
Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on July 22, 2020. The focus of the press conference was Maryland’s COVID-19 response and Maryland’s school plans for the fall.
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BD launches portable, rapid point-of-care antigen test to detect SARS-CoV-2

BD Veritor™ Plus System
The simple new assay leverages more than 25,000 BD Veritor™ instruments already used across the U.S. to immediately increase access to COVID-19 testing in frontline health care settings
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Greater Baltimore Committee launches COVID-19 Business Recovery Advisory Council to help Baltimore Region’s Economic Recovery

COVID-19 Advisory Council
The council will prioritize identifying and recommending programs, policies and initiatives that can assist small and minority business recovery.
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COVID-19: GBC Coverage and Response

We've compiled a number of resources -- including updates on COVID-19-related legislation and highlighted philanthropic giving by several GBC Member companies -- here to keep you up-to-date on all of the GBC's efforts.
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The Daily Record: Md. university leaders say twin crises are taking a toll on campuses

At a panel discussion sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Committee on June 8, college leaders said they are promoting more mental health options and providing forums for participating in the national conversations about racism.
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Maryland Matters: More Md. universities tentatively planning to reopen their campuses in the fall

Newsmaker Higher Education panelists
During an online forum June 8 sponsored by the Greater Baltimore Committee, leaders of many higher education institutions in the Baltimore area said they are pursuing a hybrid system, which combines in-person instruction with remote learning.
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Coalition for a Second Chance: How to help with issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Resource Guide
There are immediate ways that you can contribute to these organizations who are continuing to work to fulfill their mission and assist individuals who are returning to society from incarceration to obtain jobs, education and job training.
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‘Use an abundance of caution,’ Dr. Leana Wen urges business leaders during GBC webinar on COVID-19

Dr. Leana Wen
Dr. Wen discussed considerations related to the relaxing of restrictions and returning to work and what businesses should be doing to prepare for returning to work.
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