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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
Economic inclusion
What's next for HopkinsLocal?
Published April 22, 2019
University, health system leaders have been planning the next phase of the economic inclusion program and want to hear your ideas
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Hopkins surpasses three-year goals to build, hire, buy locally
Published Feb 20, 2019
University, health system exceed initial pledges made in 2015, begin planning next steps in ongoing effort to create more opportunities for Baltimore's citizens, businesses
OUTREACH
Meet HopkinsLocal's matchmaker
Published Aug 15, 2018
Economic inclusion specialist Julia Lynton-Brown pairs qualified residents in targeted ZIP codes with job opportunities at Johns Hopkins
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Strengthening the pipeline of opportunity
Published May 29, 2018
A strategic partnership with Project JumpStart, a training program that teaches construction skills to city residents, helps Johns Hopkins fulfill its promise to improve economic opportunities in Baltimore
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Hopkins helps local businesses survive, thrive
Published May 14, 2018
Gundalow Gourmet, a boutique catering company based in Govans, has catered more than a dozen meals for Johns Hopkins thanks in part to the HopkinsLocal initiative
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Effort to hire locally transforms lives
Published May 9, 2018
Clayton Smith knew he needed a life change, so he left his job driving trucks and began work at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he's training to become a nurse
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Initiative to build, hire, and buy locally shows sustained growth
Published May 9, 2018
Johns Hopkins effort to promote economic growth in Baltimore exceeds expectations in second year
Progress report
BLocal program off to a promising start
Published Dec 11, 2017 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 Oct 2, 2017
A BLocal symposium connects procurement officers from major Baltimore institutions with local vendors