Press Releases

Mayor Young Outlines Process to Keep City Council Updated on COVID-19 Response

Starting Friday, March 13, Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young will activate the City's Joint Information Command Center (JICC) to ensure residents are receiving the most up-to-date and accurate information available regarding Baltimore's response to COVID-19.

Mayor Young Requests a Halt to Evictions Baltimore Sheriff, and District Administrative Judge Agree to Halt Evictions While Schools Closed

BALTIMORE, MD.  — Beginning immediately, evictions in Baltimore City are halted while schools are closed due to the growing COVID-19 virus.

Mayor Young and Health Commissioner release COVID-19 Guidance for Mass Gatherings

BALTIMORE, MD.  — Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young and Baltimore City Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa have created a guidance for all event organizers in Baltimore City.

Mayor Orders Suspension of City-Operated Senior Center Buildings

Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young has announced that, effective immediately, all discretionary activities are temporarily suspended for older adults, including all programming at the seven City-operated Senior Center buildings.

Mayor Young & Councilman Cohen Launch Trauma Informed Care Task Force

BALTIMORE, MD.  — Today, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young was joined by Councilman Zeke Cohen to launch the newly established Trauma Informed Care Task Force.

Mayor Young to Introduce Emergency Legislation at Tonight’s Council Meeting

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young plans to introduce emergency legislation at tonight’s Council meeting calling on the City Council President to stand up a commission of residents to review 13 proposed changes to the City’s charter.

Mayor Young Raises Watch Level for Baltimore City in Preparation for COVID-19

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that as of 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020, the City of Baltimore’s Emergency Operations Center Activation Level would be raised to Level III: Watch Level in support of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) activities.

Mayor Young, Mikulski & Cohen Join Forces to Advocate for Census Participation

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, former U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, and Councilman Zeke Cohen reaffirmed their commitment to ensuring that the City of Baltimore has a complete count for the 2020 Census. It is of the utmost importance that every resident of Maryland, including every resident of Baltimore City, be counted.

Baltimore Launches College Signing Day 2020: Bigger, Better, More Inspirational Than Before!

On Friday, May 1, Baltimore’s high school seniors and select 8th- and 11th-grade students will gather at Royal Farms Arena for a day of celebration and imagining what’s possible and what’s next. More than 40 colleges and universities are expected to be on hand, with mascots, admissions representatives and free college swag. There will also be special guests and performances featuring both student and professional talent.

Mayor Young Launches Clean & Safe Initiative

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young launched his Clean & Safe initiative, another component of his Clean It Up! Campaign. 

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