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March 29, 2018
Barriers to Entry: Fewer Out-of-School and Out-of-Work Young Adults, As Warning Signs Emerge

JobsFirstNYC commissioned and contributed to this study examining how young adults aged 18–24 are faring in the New York City labor market. It provides an analysis of current levels and recent trends in the demand for young adult labor, as...

Categories: Research & Learning, Policy
Focus Areas: Community, Education
Tags: Barriers to Entry, Policy
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
March 6, 2017
Declines in New York City's Out-of-School, Out-of-Work Young Adult Population...But Numbers Remain High

In 2010, nearly 188,000 New Yorkers between the ages of 18 through 24 were neither in school, nor working, 22 percent of that age group overall.  According to the new study, by the end of 2015, that number had dropped...

Categories: Research & Learning
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Barriers to Entry
February 24, 2016
Response to Governor Cuomo’s 2016 State of the State and Executive Budget Address

Last month, Governor Cuomo gave his 2016 State of the State and executive budget address in Albany, NY. There, to a diverse audience of guests, Governor Cuomo announced his fiscal and policy priorities for the new year. He announced billions...

Categories: Policy, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Barriers to Entry
May 1, 2013
Barriers to Entry: The Increasing Challenges Faced by Young Adults in the New York City Labor Market

JobsFirstNYC commissioned and contributed to this study of how young adults aged 18 to 24 are faring in the New York City labor market. It provides an analysis of current levels and recent trends in the demand for young adult...

Categories: Solutions, Research & Learning, Policy
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Barriers to Entry, Policy
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