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‘It’s not easy to go out and find a job’: Baltimore-area businesses find ways to hire and help squeegee workers

August 8, 2022
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When Revival Hotel in Mount Vernon began to take on squeegee workers through a city employment program, the staff decided to invite the apprentices to play basketball on Sundays. The games had started recently as “Over the Hill Hoops,” an excuse for members of the staff in their 40s and older to play at a court near the home of Jason Bass, director of culture and impact at the hotel. With the new workers added to the mix, Bass said apprentice Davion Hodges, 22, took over the court about three weeks ago, showing off his skills and personality.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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