Statement of Donald C. Fry, President & CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, on discussion on police reform with Commissioner Michael Harrison

Commissioner Harrison and his leadership team are to be commended for their steady efforts to reform the police department, build trust and accountability in communities and get guns off the street.
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BBJ: Baltimore officials cut ties with controversial surveillance plane operator

“The Greater Baltimore Committee continues to advocate and urge the Mayor and the Baltimore Police Department to use every tool and resource available to break the cycle of violent crime in the City of Baltimore.”
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Roca Baltimore to host virtual anniversary event

Roca Baltimore hosts 2nd Anniversary virtual event. The event will cover current progress that Roca Baltimore has made and cover what is planned for the future, specifically covering data from the past two years, next phase plans and "real reasons for hope."
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Baltimore Sun: What Brandon Scott faces as Baltimore’s next mayor: a pandemic, budget woes and crime-weary residents hoping for change

Baltimore City Hall
Donald C. Fry, president and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, said he is eager for Scott to work closely with the police commissioner to reduce violent crime.
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BBJ: Here’s where employers can start in addressing structural racism in the workplace

Bell-McKoy shared some of these essential questions with an online audience of nearly 200 Baltimore businesspeople June 26 during a Greater Baltimore Committee webinar largely focused on the role that structural racism plays in perpetuating wage and other achievement gaps between white and Black folks in America, and in Baltimore....
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Don Fry Commentary in The Daily Record: Mayoral candidates weigh in on fighting crime

Baltimore City Hall
While COVID-19 dominates the attention of many these days, there is a pivotal and transformative primary election coming up in Baltimore City on June 2.
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BBJ: Greater Baltimore Committee: City needs a mayor who can ‘measure up’

Through June 2, Baltimore residents will cast their ballots in the Primary Election for Mayor, City Council President, City Council seats and Comptroller.
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BBJ: Aerial surveillance planes to begin flying over Baltimore Friday

Camera-equipped surveillance planes will take to the Baltimore skies May 1, kicking off a six-month pilot program testing the technology's ability to help fight crime.
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AT&T supports nurses and physicians with 3 months of free FirstNet service

AT&T
In addition to three months of free service, nurses and physicians signing-on to FirstNet can get a $200 activation credit when activating a new FirstNet Ready smartphone on a new FirstNet Mobile-Responder plan.
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GBC’s 2020 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session Summary

Every year, prior to the start of the legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly, the GBC releases its Legislative Priorities, which are based on several core policy priority areas. Here is the end of session summary.
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