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File #: 16-0283R    Version: 0 Name: Vision to Jobs - Strategic Community/Jobs Collaboration
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Failed - End of Term
File created: 1/26/2016 In control: Housing and Community Development Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/5/2016
Enactment #:
Title: Vision to Jobs - Strategic Community/Jobs Collaboration FOR the purpose of calling on representatives from Baltimore Rising, the Citizens Planning and Housing Association, the Community Law Center, One Baltimore, the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Baltimore Development Corporation, and the Department of Planning to join the City Council and representatives from two of Baltimore's community associations - the Glen Neighborhood Improvement Association and the Howard Park Civic Association - to discuss how to coordinate efforts to use new and tried tools to advance community based job opportunities concurrently with improvements to housing stock, buildings, and open spaces in Baltimore's neighborhoods.
Sponsors: Rochelle Spector, Mary Pat Clarke, Brandon M. Scott, Bill Henry, Sharon Green Middleton, James B. Kraft, President Young, Carl Stokes, Nick Mosby, Robert Curran, Eric T. Costello, Warren Branch, William "Pete" Welch, Edward Reisinger
Indexes: Community, Jobs, Vision to Jobs
Attachments: 1. 16-0283R~1st Reader, 2. BDC 16-0283R, 3. Planning 16-0283R, 4. HCD 16-0283R
* WARNING: THIS IS AN UNOFFICIAL, INTRODUCTORY COPY OF THE BILL.
THE OFFICIAL COPY CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL IS THE FIRST READER COPY.
INTRODUCTORY*

CITY OF BALTIMORE
COUNCIL BILL R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Spector



A RESOLUTION ENTITLED

A COUNCIL RESOLUTION concerning
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Vision to Jobs - Strategic Community/Jobs Collaboration
FOR the purpose of calling on representatives from Baltimore Rising, the Citizens Planning and Housing Association, the Community Law Center, One Baltimore, the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Baltimore Development Corporation, and the Department of Planning to join the City Council and representatives from two of Baltimore's community associations - the Glen Neighborhood Improvement Association and the Howard Park Civic Association - to discuss how to coordinate efforts to use new and tried tools to advance community based job opportunities concurrently with improvements to housing stock, buildings, and open spaces in Baltimore's neighborhoods.
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Helping neighborhoods to move from distressed, to rebounding, all the way to stable is a complex and difficult process that often requires that problems in a number of different areas be engaged with and overcome. Baltimore has many programs that are effective at addressing the particular narrow problems that they focus on in neighborhoods, but too often the neighborhoods that they work in are not able to take full advantage of these efforts because other concerns beyond the scope of a single program remain unaddressed.

In order to truly move neighborhoods forward, a more collaborative and holistic ...

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