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March 26, 2020
Insights from the Seasonal Talent Exchange

While the number of young adults who are out of school and out of work has been declining, more than 60 percent of young adults are part-time workers, a trend...

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March 20, 2020
Statement from the Invest in Skills NYC Coalition on COVID-19

This month our nation and our city are facing a public health crisis unprecedented in its scale and dangers. We are heartened to see the many ways that our communities,...

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March 16, 2020
JobsFirstNYC’s Response to COVID-19

Dear Partners, JobsFirstNYC has been working with you to address long-standing socio-economic conditions that affect the well being of young adults and their communities. We value your partnership and will...

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March 11, 2020
A Closer Look at the Transfer 2 Career Collaborative Change Process

March 11, 2020 New York City’s transfer high schools are designed to serve students who have struggled to make progress in traditional high schools. Even with additional help, however, the...

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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...

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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...

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July 18, 2019
City Task Force to Help ‘Most Vulnerable Young New Yorkers’ is Well Behind Schedule

A task force created in 2017 by City Council legislation aimed at providing better services and more opportunities for out-of-work, out-of-school youth and young adults has been delayed from the...

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April 1, 2019
Making Entry-Level Talent Stick

Last year, a partnership in New York City—including the NYC Center for Youth Employment, JobsFirstNYC, and Social Finance, with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation and The Pinkerton Foundation—set out to...

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February 1, 2019
Policy Memos: Developing a Single System Strategy for New York City’s Out of School, Out of Work Young Adults

In 2017, JobsFirstNYC worked with the New York City Council to pass resolution 708-A, establishing a task force on disconnected youth charged with developing a plan to reduce the number...

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December 20, 2018
Leveraging Opportunity, Meeting Demand: A Blueprint for Building New York State’s Workforce Development System

JobsFirstNYC is a co-chair of the Invest in Skills NY coalition alongside the New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP). Leveraging Opportunity, Meeting Demand: A Blueprint for Building...

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