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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
December 9, 2019
Energy Driving the Future of Work for Young People: Tools to Guide Learning from Employers and Workers

The future of work is upon us. We are no longer waiting for disruptive technology to change the way we work or to see how the relationship between employees and employers will evolve. Market shifts, employment models, and workplace practices...

Categories: Press
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work
September 20, 2019
Adapting to the Future of Work - Raising Youth Voices Summary & Highlights

 Galvahn Cepeda, a 17-year old young man, has been gaining work experience and career training through LaGuardia Community College’s Intern & Earn Program, one of New York City’s workforce development supports for more than 136,000 young adults between the...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work
October 25, 2018
Adapting to the Future of Work: From the Ground Up Summary and Highlights

  “I am living my passion. I wake up everyday ready. Do you wake up everyday ready?"   This is how Marjorie Parker, JobsFirstNYC’s President and CEO, welcomed guests at Adapting to the Future of Work: From the Ground Up,...

Categories: Solutions, News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Youth Voice
August 8, 2017
Adapting to the Future of Work - Summary & Highlights

With recent changes in technology, including a heavy uptick in automation and the proliferation in machine-learning, the employment landscape has undergone profound changes. As a result, young people are adapting to new realities of the workplace and rethinking the skills...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Youth Voice
September 26, 2016
Preparing and Protecting Young Workers in the Gig Economy

This month, New York City Council Member Brad Lander (District 29, Brooklyn) released a report on New York City's gig economy. The report detailed the financial and legal challenges many workers often face when engaging with this new economy, as well...

Categories: Policy
Focus Areas: Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work, Policy
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