This week on Spotlight On Maryland, Gina Crash was joined in studio by Gregg Wragg, Director of Workforce Development at the Greater Baltimore Urban League, (GBUL), and CeCe King, GBUL's Workforce Development Specialist, to talk about their important work with Maryland residents and returning citizens impacted by the justice system and their unique backgrounds that led them to this critical work. They also talked about GBUL's recent Black Restaurant Accelerator Program, (BRAP), Tasting Experience event September 12th at the World Trade Center in Baltimore as well as GBUL's biggest Back to School event yet held on August 19th.
GBUL's Black Restaurant Accelerator Program is a joint initiative with the PepsiCo Foundation, the National Urban League and the Greater Baltimore Urban League. National Urban League President Mark Morial attended the BRAP Tasting Experience Event September 12th at the World Trade Center Baltimore along with representatives from the PepsiCo Foundation and GBUL leadership. The event showcased 18 grantees of this impactful BRAP program and highlighted their delicious food and inspiring success stories.
CeCe King, who is also a stand up comedian, is known for her energetic videos on GBUL's social media platforms. Here's one of her recent ones about GBUL's Back to School event to give you an idea of how GBUL reaches the community they never stop serving. She also uses a phrase that sums it up best, "Remember. Your mistakes don't define you. You can't change your past, but you can prosper in your future."
Audacy partnered with the National Urban League in October 2020, and locally Audacy Baltimore teamed up with GBUL to advance racial justice and equity in the communities we serve.