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September 29, 2016
Strengthening Employer Engagement Practices in the Youth Employment Field

Strengthening Employer Engagement Practices in the Youth Employment Field by: Lou Miceli There has been much recent discussion in our field around “cracking the code” of effective employer engagement. Employers have many options for filling positions, and workforce organizations often...

Categories: Solutions, Policy
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: LESEN, YASEP
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
JobsFirstNYC Lower East Side Employment Network Overview

Download Now The Lower East Side Employment Network (LESEN) is a collaborative partnership between eight community-based organizations and Community Board 3 that operates in Manhattan's Lower East Side neighborhood to improve connections between local job seekers and employers. While the...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community
Tags: LESEN
March 24, 2016
Optimizing Talent - Perspectives from Dianne Morales

On March 7, 2016, JobsFirstNYC and the Aspen Institute’s Economic Opportunities Program convened leadership from government, philanthropy, the business community, and the workforce development field in New York City and beyond to discuss the implications of their jointly released paper,...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community
Tags: BON, LESEN, Optimizing Talent, Policy, YASEP
February 25, 2016
JobsFirstNYC February Newsletter

  IN THIS ISSUE<   Editorial from JobsFirstNYC State of the Borough New Initiatives   Publications Recent Convenings Conferences Celebrating Our Partners News from the Field< Staff Announcements   EDITORIAL FROM JOBSFIRSTNYC Last month, Governor Cuomo gave his 2016 State of the...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community
Tags: BON, LESEN, YASEP
January 26, 2016
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Announces its "New Skills for Youth" Initiative

Last week, JP Morgan Chase & Co. announced the launch of its New Skills for Youth initiative, a global, five-year, $75 million plan to expand career-focused education.  It is partnering with the Council of Chief State School Officers and the...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Work
Tags: BON, LESEN, YASEP
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