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Project Jumpstart

Jumpstart - Mike Rowe PD

Couple months ago, I went back home to speak at a fundraiser for a organization called Project Jumpstart. The Project evolved when a group of Baltimore builders – desperate to hire skilled tradespeople but unable to find any – helped subsidize a pre-apprenticeship program that identifies and qualifies potential new hires. The program caught my…


Build Baltimore Gala Evening

Build Baltimore Gala - JumpStart

Saturday night in Baltimore, I attended a fundraiser for Project JumpStart, which afforded me the rare opportunity to wear a suit made of something other than rubber. It was a great evening. As the keynote speaker, I was honored to be introduced by two graduates of Jumpstart – Tyrone Ferrens and Toemore Knight. A few…