April 15, 2021
Bridging the Gap Between School and Work

Lucy Friedman recently completed her term as a Visiting Fellow at The Pinkerton Foundation. She previously served as President of the ExpandED, formerly known as The After-School Corporation (TASC), which was established as a nonprofit organization by the Open Society...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Education
April 13, 2021
JobsFirstNYC Strongly Endorses the American Jobs Plan

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, President Biden unveiled his American Jobs Plan, a $2 trillion investment in physical and social infrastructure improvements, including a $100 billion investment in workforce development. The ambitious, historic plan prioritizes investments in the green economy...

Categories: Policy, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Policy
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
April 1, 2021
The BON Expands CUNY Partnership to Better Support Bachelor Degree Completion

The Bronx Opportunity Network (BON) is now a member of the Bronx Transfer Affinity Group (BTAG), a group of CUNY institutions working on student transfer between community college and senior college. BON was formally welcomed into the group during their...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Education
Tags: BON
March 18, 2021
The Case for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training

While 2020 brought the long-standing, ugly issues of exclusion and inequity to the forefront, 2021 has given us a wonderful opportunity to examine ways to integrate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) into all aspects of our lives, particularly into our...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Work
March 4, 2021
Jerome Avenue Rezoning Collaborative Ushers In a New Effort to Ensure Inclusive Economic Growth for Bronx Residents and Businesses

The Jerome Avenue Rezoning Collaborative (JARC) that was established in 2020, had its official launch on February 23, 2021. JARC was created in response to one of the most recent rezonings in New York City that spans 93 blocks across...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Work
Tags: Jerome Avenue
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