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ARPA Insight Stories: Justice-Impacted Workforce Development - Greater Baltimore Urban League

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Justice-impacted job seekers faced unique challenges and disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Barriers to employment for justice-impacted individuals existed before the pandemic but were exacerbated in a post-pandemic job market. In August 2022, Mayor Brandon Scott awarded $1 million in ARPA funding to the Greater Baltimore Urban League (GBUL) through the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Programs for a workforce development program that provides counseling, case management, skills training, and certifications for Baltimore residents returning from incarceration. Click here to read more about Baltimore's continuing work on providing workforce development for justice-impacted individuals through ARPA-partner Greater Baltimore Urban League...

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