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Give a Day. Change a Mind.

The Maryland Business Roundtable for Education (MBRT) is looking for volunteers to join their Maryland Scholars Speakers Bureau. Volunteers inform, motivate and inspire eighth- and ninth-grade students statewide to prepare them for college and careers.

The Maryland Scholars message increases students’ awareness about the importance of rigorous coursework, college/career expectations and the realities of life after high school. Eighty-three percent of students say their speaker influenced their academic decisions.

Volunteering requires a minimal amount of time away from work: a three-hour training session and four 50-minute classroom presentations—the equivalent of two half-days. After training, volunteers select schools, dates and times that are convenient for their schedules. To register for the program and a training session, visit Special training dates for Johns Hopkins employees are scheduled on:

Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 1-4pm
Johns Hopkins Medical Campus
1830 E. Monument Street
Room 2-108

Friday, Nov. 6 from 9-noon
Johns Hopkins at Eastern High School
Parking is free at Eastern High School.

The Johns Hopkins Shuttle makes frequent runs between campuses. For more information on shuttle schedules, visit

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