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September 16, 2021
Follow the Money: Understanding New York City’s Workforce System Funding

An effective workforce development system is key to New York City’s well-being, and this is true now more than ever. Within the first three months of the coronavirus pandemic, unemployment...

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September 13, 2021
Thriving and Going Your Own Way

Summary and Highlights from Adapting to the Future of Work 2021 Surviving to Thriving  On July 22, 2021, JobsFirstNYC hosted its annual Adapting to the Future of Work convening focusing...

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September 8, 2021
Pandemic Spurred Major Jump in Out of School, Out of Work Young Adults in New York City: Report

The number of young adults who are both out of school and unemployed surged during the pandemic after declining for much of the past decade, a new report from the...

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August 12, 2021
1 in 4 Young Adults in New York City Out of School and Out of Work in 2020

After declining for years, 18- to 24-year-old New Yorkers out of school and out of work hit a decade high of over 180,000 — 27%. This represents an 80% increase...

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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...

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April 13, 2021
JobsFirstNYC Strongly Endorses the American Jobs Plan

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, President Biden unveiled his American Jobs Plan, a $2 trillion investment in physical and social infrastructure improvements, including a $100 billion investment in workforce development....

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April 7, 2021
Innovations in the Field: the Transfer 2 Career Collaborative

The latest in our Innovations in the Field series is co-published between JobsFirstNYC and New Visions for Public Schools, and tells the story of the first two years of the...

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April 1, 2021
The BON Expands CUNY Partnership to Better Support Bachelor Degree Completion

The Bronx Opportunity Network (BON) is now a member of the Bronx Transfer Affinity Group (BTAG), a group of CUNY institutions working on student transfer between community college and senior...

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March 18, 2021
The Case for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training

While 2020 brought the long-standing, ugly issues of exclusion and inequity to the forefront, 2021 has given us a wonderful opportunity to examine ways to integrate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion...

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March 4, 2021
Jerome Avenue Rezoning Collaborative Ushers In a New Effort to Ensure Inclusive Economic Growth for Bronx Residents and Businesses

The Jerome Avenue Rezoning Collaborative (JARC) that was established in 2020, had its official launch on February 23, 2021. JARC was created in response to one of the most recent...

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