June 11, 2021
YES Bed Stuy Stands Ready to Empower and Elevate Young Adults in Brooklyn, New York

JobsFirstNYC is proud to announce the launch of its fifth community place-based partnership, YES Bed Stuy. The partnership had its official launch on Thursday, June 3, 2021, during a virtual event that brought together the 13 organizations that make up...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Work
Tags: YES Bed-Stuy
October 1, 2020
YES Bed Stuy: A Partnership to Reshape the Future for Young Adults in Bedford-Stuyvesant

Bedford Stuyvesant is a hub of culture, talent, and opportunity. While Brooklyn millennials grew up admiring Bed Stuy legends like Biggie Smalls, Yasiin Bey, Jay-Z, Lil’ Kim—and memorized countless songs dedicated to highlighting the ups and downs that Bed Stuy...

Categories: Solutions
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: YES Bed-Stuy
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 Mobility LABs, Jerome Avenue, LESEN, Transfer2Careers, YASEP, YES Bed-Stuy
April 24, 2017
Place-Based Initiative: Bedford-Stuyvesant

On Tuesday, April 18th JobsFirstNYC partnered with Council Member Robert Cornegy's office to hold a town hall meeting for workforce providers and stakeholders focused on District 36, comprised of Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn exploring workforce and career options for out-of-school, out-of-work...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community
Tags: Barriers to Entry, YES Bed-Stuy
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