WBAL NewsRadio: President of the Greater Baltimore Committee speaks on family supporting jobs and breaking disparities

"Our board of directors felt that rather than looking just at the current workforce, they wanted to look ahead, look 10 years out from a regional perspective," said Fry.
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BBJ: Catalyte trains Baltimore residents to be software developers, city employees through new partnership

Hsu noted that the fellowship model could also save the city money, and prevent the need to outsource when it needs IT help or new tech tools. For what it typically costs to hire one IT consultant, Catalyte can produce four or five fellows, he said.
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Technical.ly: Web developer is one of Baltimore’s top 20 family-supporting jobs

It points to areas where tech skills can lead to more jobs. Getting to that point will require a focus on workforce development and education by the business community, the report states. It also means a focus on education and training that is inclusive, and barriers.
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Baltimore Sun: Greater Baltimore Committee report identifies top family-supporting jobs in region over next decade

The business advocacy group recommended an array of ways to match workforce training and education with those jobs and to address workforce barriers such as structural racism and gender inequities.
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BBJ: Construction, medical and IT jobs lead list of top local growth industries, GBC report says

The Greater Baltimore Committee, a nonprofit group of regional business leaders that spearheaded the report, is expected to make recommendations on the study's findings over the coming months for academic and training courses.
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The Daily Record: Report identifies top family-supporting jobs in next decade

The report found the top 20 growing occupations that do not require a four-year degree, that pay a minimum of $22 an hour and are in the business services, construction, health care or information technology industry.
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Greater Baltimore Committee Issues Workforce Development Report

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.
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Citybizlist: A Q&A with Don Fry, President & CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee

We’re evaluating what is needed to ensure the right size workforce exists to meet those demands and that workers have the education and skills needed to meet industry needs.
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BBJ: Why this Baltimore pastor thinks broadband internet should be a public utility

Yeary spoke to nearly 200 businesspeople during a June 26 webinar hosted by Greater Baltimore Committee focused on structural racism and closing racial wealth gaps. Covid-19 and the recent killing of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis police custody, have spurred a new wave of critical discussions around how racial...
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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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