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Locally sourced
Published Summer 2017
Alum Affan Sheikh oversees JHU's HopkinsLocal program to buy, hire, and build local / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Building better business leaders
Published Sept 20, 2017
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 Sept 20, 2017
JHU welcomes CEOs, leaders for discussion of strategies for expanding economic opportunity in Baltimore
Daniels, Peterson finalists for 'Sun' honor
Published Sept 20, 2017
Johns Hopkins leaders among nominees for 'Marylander of the Year' distinction for BLocal effort / The Baltimore Sun
BUILD College graduates its first class
Published Sept 20, 2017
Students from 15 city firms spent the summer learning from industry experts, networking with peers
BUILD college
BUILD with BLocal
Published Sept 20, 2017
Companies offer free classes for minority-, women-owned businesses in Baltimore
Hopkins, others pledge to invest $69M in programs to build, hire, buy locally
Published Sept 20, 2017 Video
Johns Hopkins among 25 businesses teaming up to expand economic opportunities in Baltimore