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Economic Development
BLocal partners celebrate power of collective impact
Published Jan 12, 2023
Local organizations representing business, academia, medicine, and the nonprofits sector commit to leverage their influence to create economic opportunity in the city
Community
Nurturing the commitment to the HopkinsLocal mission
Published Dec 5, 2022
Celebration honored four employees for their efforts to support local economic inclusion and announced HopkinsLocal's expansion into the national capital region
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Johns Hopkins partners on small-business incubator
Published Oct 20, 2022
New incubator in downtown Baltimore will provide office space, mentorship, and legal and marketing support for 26 small businesses in the JHU Office of Economic Development Small Business Cohort
JustUs Dialogue Series emphasizes taking small steps to make big changes
Published April 1, 2022
Monthlong series hosted by Johns Hopkins Office of Economic Development concluded Wednesday with a fireside chat featuring JHU President Ron Daniels
Community
Expungement clinics clear path to success
Published March 21, 2022
Johns Hopkins partners with Maryland Legal Aid and others to make attorneys available to help remove charges from public records, open doors to new opportunities
Construction
Design, construction firms for Henrietta Lacks building named
Published Feb 24, 2022
The East Baltimore building project, expected to be completed in 2024, will be designed and managed by local and/or minority-owned businesses
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Cardin: Support small businesses during COVID-19
Published Aug 21, 2020
1,500 of Maryland's small business owners, leaders, and advocates took part in a virtual town hall with U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin hosted by Johns Hopkins University on Friday
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Diversity a cornerstone of new HopkinsLocal goals
Published Jan 29, 2020
University and health system unveil new set of three-year goals to bolster economic opportunity in Baltimore by building, hiring, and buying locally
Community
Forming the vision for HopkinsLocal
Published Jan 23, 2020
New advisory council will help Hopkins hire, buy, and build in Baltimore
Community
BLocal drives millions of dollars into Baltimore's economy
Published May 15, 2019
At the end of the program's inaugural three-year term, partners report spending more than $280M for purchasing or construction with local and minority vendors and hiring more than 1,700 Baltimore residents