Community Resource Fair Update
Workforce Committee would like to hold another community resource fair focusing on legal services, jobs, and training program
Planning on doing it in the spring, Richard Parker will be the Committee lead for the project, are going to follow up with Bon Secours as well as other partners to ask them to be involved. Lisa and Elizabeth will have a conversation with Terry to bring him up to speed.
Looking at an indoor-outdoor location like a school.
Ellen suggested looking at resources for extra funding, and also having services for people experiencing homelessness
–Roundtable recommendation is that employers not be at the event, but could plan a job fair for right after the event and have a calendar of events that could funnel people through—connect it with upcoming MOED, Bon Secours, UMB hiring events
Eric—could be a day that all the agencies have something going on—could be a resource day.
-IT Works has started training at UMMC yesterday as part of a partnership with Bon Secours and UMMC. Everybody who graduated was placed in the first cohort. 100% are West Baltimore residents
NPower is in recruitment mode for their January cohort, expanding to east side, having an advance class in 2019 open to alumni and veterans and will have a higher age limit
ECC manufacturing and warehouse event October 26 10am-1pm. Register with ECC by Thursday.
CFUF mock interviews next week October 24th
Next class opens November 2nd, and next December 3rd. Working on a partnership with Baltimore tree trust, Baltimore tree trust also has a relationship with BCCC and their horticultural program
Wednesday October 24th healthcare job fair at war memorial building held by bon Secours community works. CNA/GNA training for high school students in December, recruiting currently. Relocating current re entry program, building re entry center at Lexington and Monroe. In the meantime will be at the west side shopping center. Anticipate being in new building by the spring. GED program starting next week. Bon Secours community works is looking for a director of workforce. Interviews will be starting next week.
Hopkins Hore Local Monday 2-430 at UMB community engagement center, have to register and set up profile before attending.
UMB has successful hiring event with UMMC environmental services, have seven community members signed up for interviews
Clear that community members don’t know what’s going on with programs and hiring and career fairs. Remind text program could be an option for letting folks know