Civic and business organizations are teaming up this fall to launch Uniting for Action on the Maryland Economy, a nine-month program to build new community relationships across divides and tackle economic challenges through collaboration. The program will be implemented collectively by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University, and national non-profit Urban Rural Action.
Uniting for Action on the Maryland Economy aims to achieve several goals: build new connections among Marylanders across geographic, political, racial, and other divides, strengthen individual collaboration skills, tackle local and state economic challenges, contribute to improved civic health, and make democratic participation of ordinary Marylanders possible, probable, and powerful. The program builds on a pilot initiative implemented in 2020 by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Urban Rural Action.
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