Baltimore: Academy for Sub Contractors

The city of Baltimore is a finalist for this year’s City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities promote economic equity.
by The city of Baltimore | May 1, 2019 AT 10:00 AM
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The city of Baltimore is a finalist for this year's City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities promote economic equity.

You can help select this year's City Accelerator participants! Check out the cities' pitches, and then let us know which ones you think should be a part of this important program by giving them a star rating and leaving your comments below!

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What is the city proposing?

Baltimore will create a “sub academy” to train a cohort of subcontractors to use city resources, apply for bids, and improve their general business practices. If this model is successful, they will expand it into a series of “sub academies” for broad categories of subcontractor work, each timed to take place leading up to a contract re-bidding.

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For a detailed description of the mission and purpose of the City Accelerator’s cohort on promoting economic equity, click here.

Public response is one of several criteria being used by the City Accelerator to select cohort cities. The number of ratings or comments by themselves do not determine final status or selection.

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