Many good jobs don’t require a college degree. Many employers are looking for workers with a solid ethic. How to connect them? Year Up Baltimore does it with half a year of community-college classes for hard and soft skills plus a half-year internship at a business.
We meet Roland Selby, Year Up Baltimore’s executive director, and Fatma Abker, a Year Up graduate now employed in construction management. Plus, Tina Ferrandi of Laureate International Universities, describes her experience hiring Year Up students.
Light Rail. Bus. Train. Monorail. Commuter rail … They’re all different modes of the same thing: Moving people from where they are ... to where they want to go.
We hear from transportation expert Christof Spieler, who emphasizes that transit systems should be designed to serve riders, not the egos of savvy, well-intended urban planners. Plus, Don Fry, president of the Greater Baltimore Committee, about what’s missing in state transportation funding when it comes to the needs of the Baltimore region and highlights a summit that allows citizens to weigh in on the city's transportation challenges.
An upcoming exhibit at the Maryland Historical Society will present clothing and accessories from across four hundred years. What can we learn from clothing designed and worn by Marylanders of the past?
And Allison Tolman, Vice President of Collections for the Maryland Historical Society, describes how designer Claire McCardell, who was born in Frederick, paved the way for innovation in women’s clothing. Learn more about the Society's fashion archives here.
The exhibition, Spectrum of Fashion, opens with a gala on October 5th and will be on view through October 2020.