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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
June 11, 2020
Summary and Highlights from Adapting to the Future of Work: Transforming Systems to Advance Young Adult Economic Mobility

Since 2016, JobsFirstNYC has hosted an annual conference for workforce professionals and young adults where we investigated the barriers to and designed solutions for economic mobility and pathways to gainful employment. This yearly event brought out the likes of politicians,...

Categories: News & Events
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work
April 8, 2020
Coronavirus Threatens to Perpetuate Generational Inequality, Leaving Young People Behind Yet Again

Young people are again in highly precarious positions as the economy crumbles (photo: Kevin P. Coughlin/Governor's Office) If we have learned anything from the Great Recession just a decade ago, it’s that young adult generations that enter the labor market...

Categories: News & Events, Press
Focus Areas: Community, Education, Work
Tags: Adapting to the Future of Work
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
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