Janet Glover-Kerkvliet was named one of The Daily Recor's Maryland Top 100 Women, which recognizes high-achieving Maryland women who are making an impact through their leadership, community service and mentoring. Winners are selected by past Top 100 Women and business leaders.
For balanced reporting on political happenings, State Circle brings you up-to-the-minute, in-depth analysis of major issues and pending bills. This program is brought to you by Maryland Public Television. Jeff Salkin interviews Janet Glover-Kerkvliet and the Gig Guru Angela Heath.
Governor Hogan’s re-opening of the state began today, but some county leaders are being more cautious. Strike teams are trying to curb the rate of deaths and infections at nursing homes. And a Baltimore non-profit is helping unemployed residents find their footing, emotionally and financially.
Jobless levels have been dropping but long-term unemployment (out of work 6 months or more) s stubborn. We meet Judi Amey and Mark Kreiner, two educated, experienced jobseekers who discuss the frustrations of today’s impersonal job search, how age plays into it and the discouragement of being underemployed.
Some of the most powerful support comes from peers who have survived the same challenges. We meet two Open Society Institute fellows whose service grows from their personal experience. First, Janet Glover Kerkvliet tells us how she came to lead the ‘Baltimore Job Hunters Support Group.’ It offers emotional counseling and practical tips for older job seekers.