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Mayor Scott, HBCU leaders announce career initiative

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(Baltimore, MD) -- Mayor Brandon Scott and leaders from Morgan State and Coppin State have announced an initiative that is designed to help HBCU graduates enter local government careers.

The program will use funding from the American Rescue Plan Act.

It will allow 25 graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities to work at government agencies this year.

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The funding includes housing and transportation assistance.

Since the pandemic, Baltimore has struggled with staffing shortages which this program will address.

24/7 News Source contributed to this article.