Press Releases

Mayor Scott Announces Ernestina Simmons, LCSW-C, As New Leader of Mayor's Office of Homeless Services

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that Ernestina Simmons will be appointed as the new Director of the Mayor's Office of Homeless Services.

 

Mayor Scott Launches Mayor's Office of Older Adults Affairs and Advocacy' to Support Baltimore City Older Adults

Mayor Brandon M. Scott officially established the Office of Older Adults Affairs and Advocacy, a significant step forward in the City of Baltimore's commitment to supporting older residents across Baltimore City.

 

Mayor Scott Announces $2 Million “Direct Care Worker Relief” Grant Alongside 1199SEIU

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, alongside leadership and members of 1199SEIU, announced an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funded investment to provide Baltimore's direct care and service workers needed relief funds.

 

Ground Broken on New Indiana Avenue Playground Funded By ARPA Investment

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined Baltimore City Recreation & Parks (BCRP) and community members to break ground on a new American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funded playground project at Indiana Avenue.

 

Mayor Scott Designates Robert C. Marshall Rec Center as Emergency Homeless Shelter During Tropical Storm Ophelia

Following a briefing at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) earlier today, Mayor Scott designated the Robert C. Marshall Recreation Center located at 1201 Pennsylvania Ave as an emergency shelter.

 

Mayor Scott Statement on President Biden's Newly-Formed White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined elected officials, advocates, gun violence survivors, and their families at the White House for the announcement of the creation of the first-ever White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention by President Joe Biden.

 

Mayor Scott Statement on Public Safety Leadership Confirmation Hearings

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement on tonight's City Council confirmation hearings held for Acting Police Commissioner Richard Worley and Acting Fire Chief James Wallace.

 

Mayor Scott, Officials Rename Street in Honor of Legendary Actor and Baltimore Native Andre De Shields

Ahead of the City's Artscape weekend, Mayor Brandon M. Scott unveiled Andre De Shields Way, to honor the renowned artist for his legacy and the lasting impact he's made in Baltimore's cultural heritage and within the community.

 

Mayor Scott Announces Annual Fall Cleanup and Day of Service

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Interim Director Richard J. Luna encouraged residents to volunteer for the Mayor's Annual Fall Cleanup and Day of Service, which will take place on Saturday, October 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Mayor Scott Announces $6.25 Million Investment in Baltimore's Arts Community, Including $4.5 Million

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced additional investments in the arts made possible with American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for a combined total of $6.25 million focused on supporting arts and cultural institutions led by diverse artists and groups.

 

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