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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, Research & Learning
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, Research & Learning
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Green Economy Network
January 7, 2021
Building an Inclusive Green Economy for New York City: Highlights from Adapting to the Future of Work

 Building an inclusive green economy in New York City requires understanding the knowledge and skills needed to most effectively execute sustainability, climate, resiliency and circular economy priorities, while also growing a sustainable pipeline of good jobs. As New York...

Categories: Solutions, Research & Learning
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Green Economy Network
December 22, 2020
JobsFirstNYC 2019-2020 Annual Report

If we have learned anything from the Great Recession and its accompanying recovery efforts just a decade ago, it’s that young adult generations that enter the labor market in an economic downturn are at a serious disadvantage, ultimately facing more...

Categories: Research & Learning, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Annual Report
December 18, 2020
'Shameful': No Sign of City's Long Overdue Plan for 250,000-Plus Disconnected Youth

While unemployment booms and New York City faces its worst economy in decades, the fate of the city's disconnected youth -- people aged 16 to 24 who are both out of work and out of school -- is getting a...

Categories: Policy, News & Events, Press
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Policy
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