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File #: 22-0137R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - Hiring Initiatives - Spanish Speakers
Type: City Council Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 9/19/2022 In control: Education Workforce and Youth
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Informational Hearing - Hiring Initiatives - Spanish Speakers For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the Department of Human Resources, the Department of Public Works, the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Department of Transportation, the Department of General Services, the Office of Equity and Civil Rights, and the Baltimore City Public School System to discuss the hiring of Spanish speakers for employment in City government.
Sponsors: Odette Ramos, Zeke Cohen, Ryan Dorsey, Mark Conway, Kristerfer Burnett
Indexes: Hiring, Informational Hearing, Initiative, Spanish Speakers
Attachments: 1. 22-0137R~1st Reader, 2. LAW 22-0137R
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of General Services  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Office of Civil Rights and Wage Enforcement  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Baltimore City Public School System  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Human Resources  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Recreation and Parks  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Employee Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Mayor's Office of Immigration Affairs  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20220 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/19/20220 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/19/20220 Baltimore City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
* 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 Ramos



A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - Hiring Initiatives - Spanish Speakers
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the Department of Human Resources, the Department of Public Works, the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Department of Transportation, the Department of General Services, the Office of Equity and Civil Rights, and the Baltimore City Public School System to discuss the hiring of Spanish speakers for employment in City government.
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Whereas, the 2020 Census noted a 76% increase in the Hispanic and Latino population of Baltimore City, rising from 25,960 residents in 2010 to 45,927 residents at the time of the survey.

Whereas, despite this stark increase, analysis of post-enumeration survey data from the 2020 Census revealed that Hispanic and Latino populations in both rural and urban areas were detrimentally undercounted.

Whereas, this significant undercounting has serious implications for Hispanic and Latino residents with regard to issues including health care, education, and representation in State and City government.

Whereas, the dramatic increase in Hispanic and Latino residents is indicative of a population that is no longer limited to Broadway, Eastern Avenue, and H...

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