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February 18, 2021
Kelley Drye’s Task Force on Racial Equity Fall Fundraising Campaign Features JobsFirstNYC

JobsFirstNYC is honored to be a beneficiary of Kelley Drye’s Task Force on Racial Equity’s fall fundraising campaign. JobsFirstNYC was chosen alongside the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, the Shriver Center on Poverty Law, and the Equal Justice...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
February 18, 2021
Ensuring Equitable Recovery for Young Adults: An Update on Our Workforce Agenda

In mid-November 2020, JobsFirstNYC launched our Agenda for Young Adult Workforce Development  with a committee of over 40  multi-sector leaders from across the field. These leaders came together with JobsFirstNYC to create a workforce agenda that would: Provide a citywide...

Categories: Solutions, Research & Learning, Policy
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
February 5, 2021
Why We Continue To Celebrate Black History Month

Why We Continue To Celebrate Black History Month   At JobsFirstNYC, many of the young adults whose lives we aim to help shape are Black Americans, and only recently is the rest of the world getting fully exposed to the...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Black History Month
January 15, 2021
2021 Insurrection - Thoughts from JobsFirstNYC's President & CEO

As the President and CEO of JobsFirstNYC, I feel compelled to comment on the events we are calling the Insurrection of 2021. We don’t usually write about such issues in the political arena, but feel our role as an advocate...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Work
January 7, 2021
Building an inclusive Green Economy for New York City: A Data-Driven Investigation

On December 3, 2020, the Green Economy Network hosted their second partnership design meeting, focused on the Investigate Phase of the JobsFirstNYC Process. In this meeting, the group explored labor market conditions, market demands, and economic opportunities, and then considered...

Categories: Solutions
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Green Economy Network
January 7, 2021
Building an inclusive Green Economy for New York City: Network Planning Launch

On October 27, 2020, NYC's first Green Economy Network was launched as part of a broader collaborative effort anchored by JobsFirstNYC, Green City Force, The HOPE Program, and Nontraditional Employment for Women. The initial meeting of this group centered opportunities...

Categories: Solutions
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Green Economy Network
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