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August 13, 2020
Highlights from Adapting to the Future of Work

In the wake of the Great Recession, a strong economy made it easier for young adults to find jobs, leading to significant declines in the number and share of New Yorkers aged 18 to 24 who were out of school...

Categories: Solutions
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Brownsville, Jerome Avenue, LESEN, Transfer2Careers, YASEP, YES Bed-Stuy
April 2, 2018
Benchmarking for YASEP Partners Selected

Five Partnerships of JobsFirstNYC's YASEP Network Selected to Baseline, Test, and Strengthen Employer Engagement Capacity   JobsFirstNYC has partnered with the Field Building Hub at Workforce Professionals Training Institute to work with a select group of Young Adult Sectoral Employment...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Announcement, Benchmarking for YASEP, YASEP
December 24, 2017
Do You Want To Accelerate Social Innovation? Invest In Black Women.

Is America just waking up to the fact that #BlackGirlMagic is real? A few weeks ago the world was raving about the 98% of black female voters that prevented Roy Moore, accused of sexually assaulting teens, from taking the Senate seat...

Categories: Solutions, Press
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: YASEP
December 13, 2017
Roundabout's Entire Theatrical Workforce Development Program Cohort Lands Jobs

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced a 100% job placement rate for the first cohort of the Theatrical Workforce Development Program (TWDP), the theatre industry's first workforce development program to train and place young adults in professional...

Categories: Solutions, Press
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: YASEP
November 15, 2017
Workforce Referral Networks: The Hot New Approach to Local Hiring

In low-income communities throughout the city that are discussing large development projects or neighborhood rezonings, residents frequently demand guarantees of local hiring. It’s a concern of obvious importance—a matter of ensuring wealth generated by neighborhood change is distributed equitably. And...

Categories: Solutions, Press
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: YASEP
November 2, 2017
JobsFirstNYC Convenes Leading Employers to Discuss Alternative Screening Practices

Following the release of Online but Disconnected: Young Adults’ Experiences with Online Job Applications, JobsFirstNYC convened employers, workforce practitioners, policy-makers, and thought leaders to lift up the report’s findings that personality assessments are inappropriate for young adults, unreliable screening tools,...

Categories: Policy, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: YASEP
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