Baltimore program helps potential employees find jobs

BALTIMORE - The jobs are there, and people are being trained to apply for them.

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says there are jobs coming to Baltimore, and the city has the programs to help train people to do them.

Tuesday, the mayor visited a program designed to do just that. The Accelerated Connections to Employment class helps train people in basic and technical skills. The free class is free and funded through the U.S. Department of Labor.

“The key component to a growing city is growing jobs,” Rawlings-Blake said. “Just as they say with residential property, they say it’s [about] ‘location, location, location,’ we know for a growing economy it’s about jobs, jobs, jobs.”

Rawlings-Blake also spoke to community groups about the city’s efforts to encourage businesses to employ local residents who complaint the ACE class. 

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