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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
August 12, 2021
1 in 4 Young Adults in New York City Out of School and Out of Work in 2020

After declining for years, 18- to 24-year-old New Yorkers out of school and out of work hit a decade high of over 180,000 — 27%. This represents an 80% increase from 2019. That increase eliminated all gains made since 2010....

Categories: Research & Learning, News & Events
Focus Areas: Education, Work
April 7, 2021
Innovations in the Field: the Transfer 2 Career Collaborative

The latest in our Innovations in the Field series is co-published between JobsFirstNYC and New Visions for Public Schools, and tells the story of the first two years of the Transfer 2 Career Collaborative (T2C). Download the Executive Summary What...

Categories: Research & Learning, News & Events
Focus Areas: Education
Tags: Innovations In the Field, Transfer2Careers
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
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
September 8, 2020
Accounting for Success: A Blueprint for Measuring the Performance of New York State’s Workforce Development System

This policy brief, Accounting for Success: A Blueprint for Measuring the Performance of New York State’s Workforce Development System, focuses on building a 21st-century data infrastructure for New York State’s workforce development system. A unified postsecondary and workforce data system...

Categories: Research & Learning, Policy
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: ISNY
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