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 20, 2020
Statement from the Invest in Skills NYC Coalition on COVID-19

This month our nation and our city are facing a public health crisis unprecedented in its scale and dangers. We are heartened to see the many ways that our communities, and our local and state leaders, have leaped into action...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Invest In Skills NY
March 16, 2020
JobsFirstNYC's Response to COVID-19

Dear Partners, JobsFirstNYC has been working with you to address long-standing socio-economic conditions that affect the well being of young adults and their communities. We value your partnership and will continue to do this work together with you. Without your...

Categories: News & Events
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 27, 2020
New Solutions for an Evolving Economy

JobsFirstNYC has made important strides for New York City’s young-adult workforce for nearly 15 years, and we’re finding new ways to apply the wisdom gained since our inception.    New York City has been the economic capital of the free...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Announcement
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
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