Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has tapped Tisha Edwards to lead his new Office of Children & Family Success, he formally announced Thursday.
Edwards, who previously served as then-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s chief of staff, will start Monday. The office is tasked with identifying and developing opportunities to support young people across the city.
“I have always been a champion for Baltimore’s young people, and during my mayoral administration I will continue to make it a priority to put children first. And we will do that with an office solely focused on our young people leading the way,” Young said in a statement.
He said Edwards was selected because she’s...