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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
July 18, 2019
City Task Force to Help ‘Most Vulnerable Young New Yorkers’ is Well Behind Schedule

A task force created in 2017 by City Council legislation aimed at providing better services and more opportunities for out-of-work, out-of-school youth and young adults has been delayed from the start, having met only a few times since its creation...

Categories: Policy, Press
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Invest In Skills NY, Policy
February 1, 2019
Policy Memos: Developing a Single System Strategy for New York City’s Out of School, Out of Work Young Adults

In 2017, JobsFirstNYC worked with the New York City Council to pass resolution 708-A, establishing a task force on disconnected youth charged with developing a plan to reduce the number of out of school, out of work (OSOW) young adults...

Categories: Policy
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Invest In Skills NY, Policy
December 20, 2018
Leveraging Opportunity, Meeting Demand: A Blueprint for Building New York State’s Workforce Development System

JobsFirstNYC is a co-chair of the Invest in Skills NY coalition alongside the New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP). Leveraging Opportunity, Meeting Demand: A Blueprint for Building New York State’s Workforce Development System is the Invest In...

Categories: Research & Learning, Policy
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Invest In Skills NY, Policy
March 21, 2018
Five graphs that show the challenges facing New York City’s ‘disconnected’ young adults

The share of young adults in New York City who are jobless and out of school has fallen over the past five years, according to a new report, owing partly to a rebounding economy and higher college enrollment. But roughly...

Categories: Policy, Press
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Invest In Skills NY, Policy
February 26, 2018
Campaign pushes state to invest more in workforce development

The young unemployment rate in New York is more than double the overall unemployment rate in the state. So Governor Cuomo is looking to form a new Office of Workforce Development and is proposing $175 million be included in this...

Categories: Policy, Press
Tags: Invest In Skills NY, Policy
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