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March 26, 2020
Insights from the Seasonal Talent Exchange

While the number of young adults who are out of school and out of work has been declining, more than 60 percent of young adults are part-time workers, a trend that has steadily increased since the Great Recession. The anticipated...

Categories: Solutions
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Seasonal Talent Exchange
March 11, 2020
A Closer Look at the Transfer 2 Career Collaborative Change Process

March 11, 2020 New York City’s transfer high schools are designed to serve students who have struggled to make progress in traditional high schools. Even with additional help, however, the students enrolled in transfer schools typically face greater barriers to...

Categories: Solutions
Focus Areas: Education
Tags: Transfer2Careers
February 18, 2020
Governor Cuomo Announces Projects Funded Through The Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative Launching In The Bronx

More Than $1.3 Million Provided to Undertake Community-Based Projects Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $1.3 million in State funding for programs aimed at helping low-income families in the South Bronx break cycles of poverty. The programs funded...

Categories: Solutions, Policy
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Announcement, Jerome Avenue, Policy
April 1, 2019
Making Entry-Level Talent Stick

Last year, a partnership in New York City—including the NYC Center for Youth Employment, JobsFirstNYC, and Social Finance, with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation and The Pinkerton Foundation—set out to answer one of those simple questions. We had heard, through...

Categories: Solutions, Press
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Career Lift
October 25, 2018
Adapting to the Future of Work: From the Ground Up Summary and Highlights

  “I am living my passion. I wake up everyday ready. Do you wake up everyday ready?"   This is how Marjorie Parker, JobsFirstNYC’s President and CEO, welcomed guests at Adapting to the Future of Work: From the Ground Up,...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Youth Voice
April 20, 2018
Transfer 2 Careers Request to Participate

JobsFirstNYC and New Visions for Public Schools are launching a new initiative to transform the school-to-work transition for a set of NYC’s Transfer High School students. Through this initiative, we aim to leverage current and new resources to design and...

Categories: Solutions
Focus Areas: Education
Tags: Announcement, Transfer2Careers
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