Our Work

The Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success cultivates partnerships, develops policies, and identifies innovative opportunities to support young people and ensure Baltimore City’s children and their families have the resources they need to be successful.


Youth Development

Baltimore Youth Commission

The role of the Youth Commission is to provide youth the opportunity to offer advice, recommendations, and information for the Mayor, the City Council, and municipal agencies on the development of community and government policies, programs, and services that support children, youth, and their families.

All voting members of the Youth Commission serve for a term that expires at the end of the Mayor’s term. Upon completion, the voting member may continue to serve until a successor is appointed.

All Youth Commissioners MUST be residents of Baltimore City and be available to participate in a summer leadership institute. Commissioners are compensated and engage in year-round programming. 

The Commission meets as frequently as required to perform its duties but not less than six times or more than 10 times each year.

Summer Youth Collective

BmoreLive is the result of stakeholders coming together as a community collective to provide and promote new and existing social events across the City that occur from June-September during the critical hours of 3-11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays for youth 14-21 years old. Since launching in June 2019, the collective’s work has focused on identifying opportunities to uplift Baltimore City youth with entertainment, cultural affirmation and celebration, enrichment, and evidence-based community programming throughout the summer of 2019.