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JOB$ Map of Neighborhood Unemployment Rates

Thanks to the exceptional work of the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance, we can now show you a map of Baltimore neighborhood unemployment rates. It’s at the bottom of this post. Neighborhoods with unemployment rates of 10% or higher qualify for our JOB$ Employer Funding Service. The map is fully interactive. Just mouse-over or click on […] Continue reading →

JOB$: Which neighborhoods qualify?

 Over the weekend, we published our new flier for “JOB$, The Employer Funding Program From Baltimore Rising.” The purpose of the program is to help employers obtain bank financing for $100,000 to $10 million that they need to relocate or expand inside Baltimore neighborhoods that are struggling. With luck and hard work – and the […] Continue reading →

The Last Reason To Vote

By now, candidates, your mother, friends – who seriously believe that their participation in the election makes them superior – and others have given you the standard reasons why you should vote. Let’s review them briefly… It’s your civic duty. “This argument presumes that I actually care about other people that I don’t even know.” […] Continue reading →

A Tale Of Two Candidates

Hi. A lot has been said of late about the costs of running for Mayor and about two candidates in particular. One is self-made millionaire venture capitalist David Warnock. The other is a government employee, attorney Elizabeth Embry. Mr. Warnock is wealthy. Ms. Embry is not. Ms. Embry has been criticized for having a relative […] Continue reading →

Money can’t buy you love.

David Warnock is a good man. He’s just not a good candidate with anything exceptional to offer the people of Baltimore. Smart and hard working, he has a long-proven record of success as a venture capitalist and has spent millions of his own money through his foundation and other initiatives for the benefit of his […] Continue reading →

Our Desperate Need For Election Reform

Life is short. Let’s get right down to business. Three points… One is that we need to extend the limit on campaign contributions, which is now $6000 per person or entity, to cover the candidates themselves. In the race for Mayor of Baltimore, David Warnock has spent in excess of $1.5 million of his own […] Continue reading →