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November 6, 2020
Systems Change to Prepare Young Adults for the Future of Work

As Mayor de Blasio’s tenure comes to an end and the 2021 mayoral hopefuls begin to campaign in earnest, we have more work than ever to do to ensure that their visions for New York City include a paradigm shift...

Categories: Solutions, Research & Learning
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Youth Voice
October 25, 2018
Adapting to the Future of Work: From the Ground Up Summary and Highlights

  “I am living my passion. I wake up everyday ready. Do you wake up everyday ready?"   This is how Marjorie Parker, JobsFirstNYC’s President and CEO, welcomed guests at Adapting to the Future of Work: From the Ground Up,...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Youth Voice
August 10, 2018
Impact Fellows

JobsFirstNYC and Young Invincibles created the Impact Fellowship program to train young adults who are currently part of a workforce development program to lead projects that engage their peers and directly address policy issues in the workforce development field in...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community
Tags: Policy, Youth Voice
August 8, 2017
Adapting to the Future of Work - Summary & Highlights

With recent changes in technology, including a heavy uptick in automation and the proliferation in machine-learning, the employment landscape has undergone profound changes. As a result, young people are adapting to new realities of the workplace and rethinking the skills...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Youth Voice
July 28, 2016
Adapting to the Future of Work - Summary & Highlights

On July 20, 2016, JobsFirstNYC convened together 175 employers, business intermediaries, trade associations, nonprofits, public agencies, and local philanthropies to consider how New York City businesses can adapt to advances in technology, changing economic trends, and demographic shifts by creating...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Youth Voice
June 10, 2012
How Community-Based Organizations Can Learn about the Needs and Strengths of Disconnected Young People

Authors: Ben Daniels, Wendy McClanahan and Danijela Korom Djakovic This P/PV case study describes the process Hudson Guild employed to learn more about the disconnected young people in the community it serves, as the steps taken by Hudson Guild may...

Categories: Research & Learning
Focus Areas: Community
Tags: Youth Voice
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