Date: December 8, 2019
Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Speaker: Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young
Topic: The Future of Baltimore
RSVP: By Thursday, December 5. All are welcome.
Cost: Free to Brotherhood members. $10 for all guests. RSVP by Thursday, December 5 to guarantee breakfast. Those who come without reservations will be served only if enough food is available.
INFO: Sid Bravmann, 410-952-6352
About: Bernard C. “Jack” Young became the 51st Mayor of Baltimore City on Thursday, May 2, 2019. He served from 2010 to 2019 as the President of the Baltimore City Council, and for 14 years prior to that as a District Councilman. Mayor Young has spent his time as a public servant aggressively representing the interests of the citizens of Baltimore. He made his mark in city government with a reputation for highly effective constituent services and for a dedication to youth, seniors, education and public safety. Mayor Young has played a major role in passing legislation that has increased funding for education, crime prevention and helped to spur economic development across the City. A native East Baltimorean, Mayor Young has championed efforts to increase government transparency, fight for equitable housing opportunities, and bolster funding for education. A long proponent of affordable housing and mixed-use development, Mayor Young has been a steadfast champion of diverse communities that allow city residents, from all economic backgrounds, a chance at homeownership. Mayor Young got his start in politics as a former special assistant to then-City Council President Mary Pat Clarke. Mayor Young is married and he and his wife have two adult daughters and three grandchildren. He attends United Baptist Church in East Baltimore.