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Progress report
BLocal program off to a promising start
Published Aug 19, 2018 Video
Hopkins, 24 other Baltimore-area companies surpass their three-year goals to build, hire, and buy locally
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Breaking into big business
Published Aug 19, 2018
A BLocal symposium connects procurement officers from major Baltimore institutions with local vendors
Locally sourced
Published Summer 2017
Alum Affan Sheikh oversees JHU's HopkinsLocal program to buy, hire, and build local / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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Building better business leaders
Published Aug 19, 2018
BUILD College, a program under the BLocal effort, helps local business owners brush up on important management skills
21st century cities
Investing with intent
Published Aug 19, 2018
JHU welcomes CEOs, leaders for discussion of strategies for expanding economic opportunity in Baltimore
Daniels, Peterson finalists for 'Sun' honor
Published Aug 19, 2018
Johns Hopkins leaders among nominees for 'Marylander of the Year' distinction for BLocal effort / The Baltimore Sun
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BUILD College graduates its first class
Published Aug 19, 2018
Students from 15 city firms spent the summer learning from industry experts, networking with peers
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BUILD with BLocal
Published Aug 19, 2018
Companies offer free classes for minority-, women-owned businesses in Baltimore
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Hopkins, others pledge to invest $69M in programs to build, hire, buy locally
Published Aug 19, 2018 Video
Johns Hopkins among 25 businesses teaming up to expand economic opportunities in Baltimore