Calendar

Jan
25
Mon
GBC 2021 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum @ Virtual Event
Jan 25 @ 8:00 am

Cost: GBC members: $40, Non-members: $75
Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for its annual Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum. This event will highlight key policy issues for the 2021 Maryland General Assembly legislative session.
The panelists will discuss such topics as:
• The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on state revenues, the state budget and how Maryland benefits from the recent federal government stimulus package
• Potential overrides of the Governor’s veto on education and public safety legislation
• Police reform legislation
• Racial equity and social justice legislation
• Efforts to accelerate economic recovery with an emphasis on small and minority-owned businesses
• Transportation planning and funding
• Workforce development
Panelists include:
• Senate President William C. “Bill” Ferguson
• Senator Michael J. Hough, Senate Minority Leader
• Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, Majority Leader, House of Delegates
• Delegate Stephanie Smith, Chair, Baltimore City House Delegation
• David C. Romans, Fiscal and Policy Coordinator, Department of Legislative Service Office of Policy Analysis
Moderated by Jeff Salkin, Host of “State Circle” on Maryland Public Television.

Webinar via Zoom
Register: https://gbc.org/events/2021-maryland-general-assembly-legislative-forum/

Jan
26
Tue
School/Business Partnership Workshop: Partnering with City Schools in the Age of COVID-19* @ Virtual Event
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Education and Workforce Committee for a workshop on how Baltimore businesses can partner with schools to support student achievement during the pandemic and beyond. This workshop will build on the information and best practices included in the recently published GBC Guide: Creating a Successful School/Business Partnership: A Guide for Schools and Businesses.
Representatives from the Baltimore City Schools Partnership Office, the Baltimore City Schools Work-Based Learning Office, BGE and other business partners will be among the presenters.
GBC Education and Workforce Committee Chair Demaune Millard, President and CEO of the Family League of Baltimore, will moderate the event.
The event will also include interactive breakout sessions to allow participants to engage in in-depth conversations about creating effective partnerships.

*This is a Members Only event
Register: https://gbc.org/events/school-business-partnership-workshop-partnering-with-city-schools-in-the-age-of-covid-19/

Jan
27
Wed
The Abraham Peace Accords: A Catalyst for International Business with Israel, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain & Beyond @ webinar
Jan 27 all-day

Join the MIDC, Baker Donelson, OurCrowd and the international network of U.S. and Israeli Bi-National Chambers of Commerce to learn how the historic peace accords are opening up new business opportunities in Israel, the UAE, Bahrain and beyond in the Middle East, featuring Jon Medved, Founder and CEO of OurCrowd, the world’s largest equity crowdfunding investment platform and one of the first Israeli businesspeople to do business in the UAE, Dr. Sabah al-Binali, Venture Partner and Head of the Gulf Region for OurCrowd and one of the first senior Emiratis to work with an Israeli firm, and U.S. Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland. Howard Sollins, Shareholder at Baker Donelson is the webinar Moderator.

Jan
28
Thu
Belly TalkSeries @ online
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursdays; January 21-February 18 7:30-9:00 pm
Zoom link is given upon registration

What is Belly Talk?
Belly Talk is a talk-based group for expecting parents to discuss pregnancy, birth, and creating a Jewish home for your expanding family.

We will meet on Zoom for facilitated conversations, support, and community building.
The group will be facilitated by Rachel Plotkin, CJE Family Engagement Specialist.

Group is limited to 10 participants, register TODAY!
We welcome participants of all abilities. If you need any special accommodations, please contact Rachel Plotkin at rplotkin@cjeb.org.

Feb
4
Thu
Belly TalkSeries @ online
Feb 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursdays; January 21-February 18 7:30-9:00 pm
Zoom link is given upon registration

What is Belly Talk?
Belly Talk is a talk-based group for expecting parents to discuss pregnancy, birth, and creating a Jewish home for your expanding family.

We will meet on Zoom for facilitated conversations, support, and community building.
The group will be facilitated by Rachel Plotkin, CJE Family Engagement Specialist.

Group is limited to 10 participants, register TODAY!
We welcome participants of all abilities. If you need any special accommodations, please contact Rachel Plotkin at rplotkin@cjeb.org.

Feb
11
Thu
Belly TalkSeries @ online
Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursdays; January 21-February 18 7:30-9:00 pm
Zoom link is given upon registration

What is Belly Talk?
Belly Talk is a talk-based group for expecting parents to discuss pregnancy, birth, and creating a Jewish home for your expanding family.

We will meet on Zoom for facilitated conversations, support, and community building.
The group will be facilitated by Rachel Plotkin, CJE Family Engagement Specialist.

Group is limited to 10 participants, register TODAY!
We welcome participants of all abilities. If you need any special accommodations, please contact Rachel Plotkin at rplotkin@cjeb.org.

Feb
18
Thu
Belly TalkSeries @ online
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursdays; January 21-February 18 7:30-9:00 pm
Zoom link is given upon registration

What is Belly Talk?
Belly Talk is a talk-based group for expecting parents to discuss pregnancy, birth, and creating a Jewish home for your expanding family.

We will meet on Zoom for facilitated conversations, support, and community building.
The group will be facilitated by Rachel Plotkin, CJE Family Engagement Specialist.

Group is limited to 10 participants, register TODAY!
We welcome participants of all abilities. If you need any special accommodations, please contact Rachel Plotkin at rplotkin@cjeb.org.

Feb
21
Sun
Hadassah Fundraiser
Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Hadassah of Greater Baltimore’s Shira group will present a virtual fundraiser, “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme with Hadassah,” a virtual afternoon of planting herbs with Carrie Engel of Valley View Farms and  Cooking with Herbs with Amy Von Lange of Schola Cooking School. Registration includes herb planting kit, recipes and more surprises. All proceeds support Hadassah Hospital. Deadline to register by Feb. 10; register by Jan. 31 for an early bird price of $45.