June 24, 2020
The Time Is Now

At the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King gave his iconic “I Have A Dream” speech, where he asked America to “make real the promise of democracy.” Dr. King said, “when the architects...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Announcement
February 27, 2020
New Solutions for an Evolving Economy

JobsFirstNYC has made important strides for New York City’s young-adult workforce for nearly 15 years, and we’re finding new ways to apply the wisdom gained since our inception.    New York City has been the economic capital of the free...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Announcement
February 18, 2020
Governor Cuomo Announces Projects Funded Through The Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative Launching In The Bronx

More Than $1.3 Million Provided to Undertake Community-Based Projects Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $1.3 million in State funding for programs aimed at helping low-income families in the South Bronx break cycles of poverty. The programs funded...

Categories: Solutions, Policy
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Announcement, Jerome Avenue, Policy
April 20, 2018
Transfer 2 Careers Request to Participate

JobsFirstNYC and New Visions for Public Schools are launching a new initiative to transform the school-to-work transition for a set of NYC’s Transfer High School students. Through this initiative, we aim to leverage current and new resources to design and...

Categories: Solutions
Focus Areas: Education
Tags: Announcement, Transfer2Careers
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
January 17, 2018
Mayor de Blasio, Rockefeller Foundation, JobsFirstNYC, Center for Youth Employment, and Social Finance Launch "Career Lift"

This week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $1.5 million new initiative, "CareerLift," driven by JobsFirstNYC, NYC Center for Youth Employment (CYE), and Social Finance. Supported by an $850,000 grant from The Rockefeller Foundation, the pilot aims to grow targeted...

Categories: Solutions, Press
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Announcement, Career Lift
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