For support of the Fusion Learning Program in conjunction with the development of the Manufacturing Institute. This program provides training to Baltimore City public high school seniors and recent graduates to prepare them for careers in technology and manufacturing, in modules that include skill enhancements, customized training, wrap-around support, job placement, and retention services.
Challenge grant for relocation costs and expansion of welfare-to-work training programs. The center provides a 16-week training program, job placement, and job retention coaching for former welfare mothers required to move off the welfare rolls.
For the development of a policy paper on child support enforcement reform.
Capital funding for renovations of an additional building for expansion of outreach programs for the homeless and needy in Baltimore City.
For staffing costs of two AmeriCorps members for the Rent Court Division of the Baltimore City District Court. The members will provide basic information and referral, counseling and advice, community education, and in-court representation for clients facing eviction or homelessness.
For staffing costs to provide legal representation for unemployed and underemployed fathers accruing child support payments they are financially unable to meet.
For general support of programs serving children with neurological disabilities.
For expansion of the Moving Up program. This workforce development program is designed to help low-income workers build good employment histories and obtain living-wage employment through post-employment and career advancement support.
Three grants for the purchase of supplies in support of family planning for uninsured/underinsured females at the Maternity Center East.
For the final phase of an evaluation of pregnancy prevention programs at the Baltimore City Health Department. The assessments are based on compliance of participants with clinical appointments, choice of family planning methods and use, and pregnancy outcomes.