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November 15, 2021
President Biden Signs $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

On November 15, 2021, President Joe Biden signed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill into law. This historic legislation will fund much needed upgrades to America’s physical infrastructure and create an estimated two million jobs per year for the next decade. ...

Categories: Policy, News & Events
Tags: Policy
November 10, 2021
Making Rezoning Work

As New York City grapples with a protracted economic crisis brought on by COVID-19, city leaders will be searching for opportunities to help spark a lasting economic rebound and regain many of the nearly 500,000 jobs lost since March 2020....

Categories: Research & Learning, Policy, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Work
Tags: Announcement, Policy
October 28, 2021
Creating a Skilled Workforce to Build Back Better

Ryan Craig is the author of College Disrupted (2015) and A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College (2018). He is a Managing Director at University Ventures, which is reimagining the future of higher education and creating new pathways...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Education, Work
October 19, 2021
Equitable Recovery for Young Adults: An Agenda for Young Adult Workforce Development in New York City

Our latest report, Equitable Recovery for Young Adults: An Agenda for Young Adult Workforce Development in New York City provides a set of citywide policy priorities rooted in the real needs of young people, the perspectives of on-the-ground practitioners, and the literature...

Categories: Research & Learning, Policy, News & Events
Tags: Announcement, Policy
September 29, 2021
Adapting to the Future of Work: The Future is Now

  The sixth annual JobsFirstNYC Adapting to the Future of Work event designed for professionals was held in July 2021. The convening featured thought leaders and transformers from the public, private, and nonprofit spheres who gathered online to examine disparities...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work
September 16, 2021
Follow the Money: Understanding New York City's Workforce System Funding

An effective workforce development system is key to New York City’s well-being, and this is true now more than ever. Within the first three months of the coronavirus pandemic, unemployment in the city jumped from 3.5% to 18.2%. Even with...

Categories: Research & Learning
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Invest In Skills NY, ISNY, latest
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