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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 24, 2020
Jerome Avenue Revitalization Collaborative: A Demand-Driven, Community-Led Approach to Aligning Workforce and Economic Development

The COVID-19 crisis has illuminated pre-existing disparities experienced by under-resourced communities that leave local businesses and residents at a disadvantage to be able to protect themselves, recover, and thrive. Historically, under-resourced communities—particularly communities of color—in the United States have been...

Categories: Solutions, Policy
Focus Areas: Community
Tags: Jerome Avenue
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
December 1, 2017
JobsFirstNYC Testifies at Jerome Ave. Rezoning Hearing

Testimony of JobsFirstNYC at the New York City Planning Commission Public Hearing regarding Jerome Avenue Rezoning on November 29, 2017 delivered by Sherazade Langlade, Vice President of Workforce & Economic Development. _____________________________ Good afternoon, Chairperson Marisa Lago and other distinguished...

Categories: Solutions, Policy
Focus Areas: Community
Tags: Jerome Avenue, Policy
November 27, 2017
Bronx Borough Pres Says Yes with Conditions to Jerome Ave Rezoning

On Monday morning, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. voted in favor of the Department of City Planning’s proposed Jerome Avenue rezoning with conditions. The Bronx Borough Board voted in favor—and each of the community board representatives involved in the...

Categories: Solutions, Policy, Press
Focus Areas: Community
Tags: Jerome Avenue, Policy
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