BLocal is a commitment by Baltimore-area businesses to leverage their collective influence to help strengthen the city and create opportunities for Baltimoreans.
What We Do
Johns Hopkins Government, Community and Economic Partnerships (GCE) works to build and strengthen the relationships of Johns Hopkins University and Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Health System with a wide variety of external stakeholders from policymakers to business and community leaders, as well as neighborhood residents, whose interest and support are vital to the mission of Johns Hopkins.Learn More
Who We Are
GCE is comprised of seasoned professionals, advocates, and changemakers. We work to build and strengthen JH’s relationship with external stakeholders, from policymakers and businesses, to community leaders, neighborhood residents, and associations. We represent and help coordinate efforts at the state and local levels in Maryland, Virginia, and Florida as well as Baltimore City and the District of Columbia. We provide opportunities for JH affiliates to support their respective communities and support key community and policy initiatives. Meet the team and get to know the office!Meet the Team
JA BizTown combines in-class learning with a day-long visit to a simulated town.
Each fall, Johns Hopkins joins with the United Way of Central Maryland to launch our JHU Employee Giving Campaign.
As the largest private anchor institution in Baltimore, Johns Hopkins seeks to create economic opportunities that are inclusive of diverse people and create wealth for individuals and communities.
Over 40,000 doses were coordinated with the help of GCA staff and administered by Johns Hopkins Hospital staff throughout the City in fiscal year 2022.
Volunteers around the City including many from Johns Hopkins University and Medicine assisted in the neighborhood clean up event