Collectively We Rise: The Business Case for Economic Inclusion in Baltimore

Scott Hebert

This report from the Baltimore Integration Partnership outlines the business case for economic inclusion, demonstrating how expanding economic opportunity for Baltimore residents—and in particular those who have been historically excluded from economic growth—can benefit local anchor institutions and businesses. The report highlights key lessons learned from existing efforts in Baltimore, noting how anchor institutions have been able to adjust their hiring and procurement practices to promote jobs for local residents of color and residents facing barriers to employment.

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