Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Baltimore Development Corporation have announced the nine Baltimore City manufacturers and businesses, which were awarded grants from the newly created fund, to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) listed on the Maryland Department of Commerce’s COVID-19: Maryland Critical Needs List.
The City of Baltimore announced a partnership with Goldman Sachs and Lendistry to provide $10 million in potentially forgivable SBA Paycheck Protection Program loans to help vulnerable Baltimore City small businesses, including non-profit organizations, weather the economic impact of COVID-19.
The Baltimore City Department or Recreation and Parks introduced its latest efforts in supporting distance learning and alternative recreation options with the launch of Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ Virtual Rec Center and new partnership with the Maryland Book Bank.
Over the weekend, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young reached out to faith leaders across Baltimore to provide updates on guidance and best practices in advance of Passover and Holy Week religious observances.
Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Delegates Sandy Rosenberg and Dalya Attar, Councilmembers Zeke Cohen and Yitzy Schleifer, and community leaders delivered a video message to the Jewish community, urging them to celebrate Passover at home.