Recent News

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. 

Mayor Young, Governor Hogan Kick-Off Revitalization of Baltimore’s Historic Lexington Market

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young was joined by Governor Larry Hogan, Councilman Eric Costello, Baltimore Public Markets Chair Colin Tarbert, along with Seawall Development and Lexington Market officials and vendors, as well as other partners integral to the project, to celebrate the official groundbreaking for the redevelopment of Baltimore's historic Lexington Market.

Mayor Young and Director Sharkey Launch the 50-Day Pothole Challenge

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Baltimore City Department of Transportation Director Steve Sharkey officially launched the Mayor’s 50-day Pothole Challenge to smooth and improve city roadways.  As part of Mayor Young’s Clean It Up! Campaign, the city will use data-driven cleaning initiatives to collaborate with residents and community partners for a cleaner, safer city.