Johns Hopkins University Center for Adolescent Health

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Core Research Project

Project Title: Promoting Healthy Paths to Work for Urban Youth: The Grads2Careers Model
Description: The Johns Hopkins University Center for Adolescent Health will partner with the Mayor’s Office for Employment Development and Baltimore City Public Schools, a citywide collaborative known as Baltimore’s Promise, to launch the Grads2Careers program. Grads2Careers will provide paths to employment with a living wage to address mental health issues associated with chronic stress and trauma related to the transition from secondary school to work.


Past Core Research Projects

2014-2019 LifeSkills Training (LST)
2009–2014 Preventing Depression in African American Adolescents and Young Adults
2004-2009 Health and Opportunity Partnership (HOPE)
1998-2004 Adolescents Benefit from Community After-School Programs
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Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

Johns Hopkins University
Center for Adolescent Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street, Rm: E4532
Baltimore, MD 21205

Principal Investigator/Director
Tamara Mendelson
Phone: 410-502-6219

Phillip Leaf, PhD
Phone: (410) 955-3962

Deputy Director
Beth Marshall, DrPH
Phone: (443) 287-3008