Tag: Kristerfer Burnett

Volunteer network hopes to address mental health needs for vulnerable people amid pandemic

Image courtesy of Baltimore Neighbors Network.

A new volunteer network aims to connect Baltimore seniors with mental health resources during the coronavirus pandemic.

Baltimore City Councilmembers Zeke Cohen and Kristerfer Burnett, along with various community organizations, on Wednesday launched the Baltimore Neighbors Network to help people grapple with increased loneliness and isolation as Marylanders are asked to stay in their homes to slow the spread of the virus.

Bill would require yearly training for all Baltimore hotel workers to spot human trafficking

Councilman Kristerfer Burnett speaks inside City Hall. Photo by Ethan McLeod.

A bill introduced tonight by Councilman Kristerfer Burnett would require all hotel workers in the city–not just new hires–to be trained each year to notice the warning signs of human trafficking.