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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
January 4, 2017
Governor Cuomo Proposes Free College Tuition for Low and Middle Income CUNY and SUNY Students

Yesterday, Governor Cuomo announced a proposal to offer free college tuition to State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY) students whose families earn $125,000 or less per year. The plan would include community college...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Education
Tags: BON
November 1, 2016
Innovations in the Field: Bronx Opportunity Network

Innovations in the Field is a series examining inventive programs supported by JobsFirstNYC. It has traditionally focused on workforce efforts that serve both employers and young adults in New York City. We are excited to expand its scope with this third...

Categories: Research & Learning
Focus Areas: Education
Tags: BON, Innovations In the Field
May 31, 2016
Place Matters: Why Policy and Program Strategies for Young Adults Must Include Community-Based Investments

This month, Measure of America, a research project of the Social Science Research Council, issued a report entitled, High School Graduation in New York City: Is Neighborhood Still Destiny?, which documents disparities in high school graduation rates throughout New York City...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education
Tags: BON, LESEN
April 26, 2016
From Community Colleges to Careers - Strategic Engagement with Post-Secondary Institutions

In its 2015 report, Six Million Missing Jobs, the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce examines the sustained impact of the 2008 Great Recession on today’s U.S. workforce. Among other findings, the report informs us that by 2020,...

Categories: Solutions, Policy, News & Events
Focus Areas: Education
Tags: BON
April 12, 2016
JobsFirstNYC Bronx Opportunity Network Overview

The Bronx Opportunity Network (BON) is a collaborative effort among a group of seven CBOs serving young adults in the South Bronx, which, in partnership with Bronx and Hostos Community Colleges, has developed a borough-based initiative to increase college access—and...

Categories: Solutions
Focus Areas: Community, Education
Tags: BON
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