District 8 Community Newsletter 8/13

District 8 Community Newsletter 8/13

Greetings!

Here’s the link to view the latest District 8 Community Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/09340bd9f028/c2je86dof6-1273433?e=81caa16909

 

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District 8 Resource Tent – 7/19

District 8 Resource Tent – 7/19

Mobile Workforce Center

Mobile Workforce Center

Great News! Starting on June 20th, the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development will be hosting the Mobile Workforce Team at the Edmondson Village Shopping Center (4532 Edmondson Avenue) every other Wednesday from 1pm-3pm. #District8 #MyBmore

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Request for Proposals: $12m Youth Fund!

Request for Proposals: $12m Youth Fund!

Request for proposals are now available for the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund! Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young introduced the legislation to create the $12 million Fund and voters approved it via referendum in 2016. The Fund is a historic initiative aimed at improving conditions and opportunities for Baltimore children, youth and young adults under the age of 24.

Following a comprehensive community design and implementation planning process, during which Baltimore residents weighed in on the direction and Year 1 priorities of the …

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Fundraiser for 40 West Resource Center

Fundraiser for 40 West Resource Center

For Immediate Release 8/23/2017

Contact Anna M. Williams, Director of Program and Resources – 443-769-2346

Enjoy Crabs, Food and Prizes and Help Change Lives

Baltimore, MD, August 23, 2017

Each week 40 West Assistance and Referral Center and Hope Harbor work with individuals and families in an effort to move them past poverty and into a more secure life

More than 23 percent of Baltimore City residents are food insecure.  Hope Harbor and 40 West Assistance and Referral Center operate in an area where unemployment averages 7.4 percent, much higher …

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District 8 Newsletter #6

District 8 Newsletter #6

A message from your District 8 City Councilmember!

Greetings District 8!

I hope all is well!

Fall is officially upon us and I wanted to share some of our highlights from this summer, check out a few of the great things I’ve been up to over the last few weeks.

Inaugural District 8 Back-To-School Drive

Our inaugural District 8 school supply drive was truly a success! We delivered much needed supplies and backpacks for students in need every school in the 8th district and we were greeted with smiles …

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Presentation of INSPIRE Recommendation Report for CRES and FPHS

Presentation of INSPIRE Recommendation Report for CRES and FPHS

Dear Forest Park High School and Calvin M. Rodwell Elementary School Stakeholder,

As you know, Forest Park High School and Calvin M. Rodwell Elementary School are included in the first phase of the 21st Century Schools Initiative. Both of these schools will receive a portion of the nearly one billion dollars available for school renovation/replacement. In an effort to leverage this unprecedented level of investment and to further strengthen the neighborhoods around the schools the Department of Planning has been conducting a planning program called INSPIRE …

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District 8 Back To School Drive Cookout

District 8 Back To School Drive Cookout

Greetings!

I wanted to remind everyone to come to the 2017 District 8 Back-To-School BBQ and School Supply Drive on August 19th, 2017 from Noon – 6:00pm in Gwynns Falls-Leakin Park at the Ben Cardin Pavilion (4700 Franklintown Road).

We’ve planned to have delicious food and fun activities for youth and families!

I am excited to announce partnerships with the following churches in the 8th District who have generously offered to accept school supplies for our Back to School Event! If you cannot bring school supplies to the …

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Civics 101 Presentation

Civics 101 Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to review the Civics 101 Presentation

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Work Baltimore Convention 2017

Work Baltimore Convention 2017

Save the date and share! WorkBaltimore is a City-Wide employment & job readiness convention designed to connect current Baltimore City residents with job opportunities. This City- wide Empowerment to Employment Convention will feature an array of job-readiness workshops, seminars and webinars designed to prepare and connect current Baltimore City residents with employment opportunities.

 

WorkBaltimore pre-convention activities are scheduled for Friday, August 25, 2017 through Monday September 25, 2017 at locations across the City. The Convention is scheduled for Wednesday September 27, 2017 at the Baltimore City …

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