West Baltimore Career Pathways Collaborative
Seedco’s West Baltimore Career Pathways Collaborative engages local employers, service providers, and correctional agencies in establishing career pathways for individuals coming out of the criminal justice system. By helping individuals find a job and establish a path for advancement, Seedco improves their chances of successfully integrating into their communities and staying out of prison.
Since 2015, our program implements training and placement around locally in-demand sectors, including manufacturing and construction, and integrates:
- access to training, education, and career development services;
- case management to address life issues that are barriers for success; and
- job placement to connect participants in long-term, well-paying jobs
A key partner in outreach and service delivery is Bon Secours Community Works. Other local partners in the West Baltimore CPC include the Maryland Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services, the Baltimore Workforce Investment Board, the Mayor’s Office of Human Services – ReEntry Division, and Job Opportunities Task Force. The US Department of Labor funds this program.