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Annual MYLIFE State Youth Advisory Board Holiday Celebration

DHR hosted the annual State Youth Advisory Board Holiday Celebration on December 17th to celebrate the accomplishments of the board over the last year. Secretary Ted Dallas, Deputy Secretary Carnitra White and Deborah Ramelmeier, Executive Director of the Social Services Administration, presented the Board's Chair DiJohn Thomas and Co-Chair Antonio Morrell with awards to honor their service as well as recognizing long term members Casey Horner and TK Moore. The Board is currently recruiting new members for 2015. For additional information please contact Carlton Fonville.

Photos from event

Maryland Youth Attend the Improving Outcomes for Youth in Foster Care Event at the White House

On December 8, 2014 Eighteen Maryland youth involved in the Maryland foster care were invited to attend the ” Improving Outcomes for Youth in Foster Care Event,” at the White House. This special event was hosted by the White House Administration in conjunction with the Children’s Bureau.  Vice President Joe Bidden provided opening remarks highlighting new steps that the Administration and its partners are taking to support foster youth across the nation and it's commitment to improving the lives of youth in and aging out of foster care. In addition to the Vice President’s remarks the White House partnered with Sony Pictures to feature a special screening of the new movie, “Annie.” Foster youth also had the opportunity to meet and hear from the cast of Annie, which included special appearances by Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Bobby Cannavale, and Rose Byrne.

Baltimore City Mayor's Office of Employment Development Announces BioTech Training Opportunity

Hope Forward, Inc.
Hope Forward, Inc. Announcement

Lab Associates

                   Free Training at BTI

Learn more!

February 27, 2015



BioSTART to Laboratory Associates Program

Laboratory Associates is lab-based training with a paid internship. BioSTART prepares trainees for Lab Associates

  • Training lasts 18-22 weeks (BioSTART: 6 weeks; Laboratory Associates: 12-16 weeks including internship)
  • 20 hours per week - Monday through Friday
  • Includes Lab bench skills, proper documentation, understanding lab processes and equipment. Participants are also introduced to the various types of positions within lab-based professions.
  • Case Management services are provided
Candidates must be motivated to complete the training and pursue a career in bioscience.   Are you a Baltimore City resident interested in a career in science?   Do you have your high school diploma or GED?   Are you drug-free?   Is your background record clear of recent criminal charges (drugs or violence?)  
You're invited to join us for an information session to learn more about exciting careers in health/science occupations with good wages and career advancement!  A math & reading placement test will be given if you are ready to move  on to the next step!

CALL  410-396-9030  TO REGISTER

Date: February 27, 2015




Mayor's Office of Employment Development

Eastside Career Center

3001 E. Madison Street

Baltimore, MD. 21205