Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program

ATTENTION 10-MONTH EMPLOYEES You may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits this summer due to the COVID-19 Pandemic  Seasonal or part-time employment, such as a… CONTINUE >>

2020 Presidential Primary Election Voter Guide

The 2020 Presidential Primary Election will be held Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020. The Maryland State Board of Elections is committed to educating voters on the… CONTINUE >>

Baltimore Sun Op-ed: Verizon and Comcast Need to Do a Better Job at Getting Internet to the Students Who Need It

"Others on the Comcast Internet Essentials plan are operating with such low speeds that they are kicked out of video conferences with peers and educators.… CONTINUE >>

WBAL: Baltimore City Students Call on Comcast to Provide Free Internet Through Fall

"Baltimore City has been playing catch-up for some time, but that has not stopped students, teachers and politicians from trying to change the outcomes. A… CONTINUE >>

FOX 45: Local Leaders Advocate for Better Internet Access for Baltimore Students

"On Tuesday, at 10:30 am in front of Baltimore City Hall, Councilmembers Zeke Cohen, Shannon Sneed, Delegate Stephanie Smith and students from Students Organizing a… CONTINUE >>

WMAR: Students Petition Comcast, Asking for Better Internet Service During COVID-19 Pandemic

On Tuesday, students with SOMOS (Students Organizing a Multicultural Open Society) held a press conference outside Baltimore City Hall asking Comcast to help close the… CONTINUE >>

Baltimore Brew: Comcast Pressed to do More for Student Digital Equity

"Lawmakers and Latinx student activists today called for Comcast to provide affordable internet to more families, saying nearly half of Baltimore’s students lack WiFi and… CONTINUE >>

Baltimore Sun: Baltimore Council Members, Advocates Push for Expanded Internet Access for Low-Income Residents

"A coalition of Baltimore youth advocates and City Council members is calling on Comcast to expand internet access available to the city’s low-income residents, saying… CONTINUE >>

Emergency Exec Board Meeting + COPE Committee Report

Dear Members: In my President's Report from 5/17 I committed to increasing member access to Executive Board meetings, particularly those that must occur virtually. Please read through… CONTINUE >>

BTU Candidate Preference Poll Results

The following pie charts summarize the results of the BTU 2020 Primary Preferential Poll which was open to the BTU general membership from May 1st to the… CONTINUE >>