February 18, 2016
Young Adult Sectoral Employment Project (YASEP) expands with 4 new partnerships

      Young Adult Sectoral Employment Project Expands   Four Workforce Partnerships Chosen to Help Out-of-School and Out-of-Work Young Adults Gain Training and Entry into Different Sectors of Employment...

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February 10, 2016
2016 Annual Report

Dear Friends and Colleagues, One of the joys of preparing an annual report is that it gives us the opportunity to look back and be thankful for all that has...

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February 3, 2016
Partner Spotlight – Gaspar Caro, LESEN Coordinator

In this week's Partner Spotlight, we are excited to feature a short interview with Gaspar Caro, Coordinator for the Lower East Side Employment Network (LESEN).    What led you to...

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January 27, 2016
JobsFirstNYC Testifies Today at the New York City Council Economic Development & Small Business Committee’s Preliminary Budget Hearing

New York City Council Economic Development & Small Business Committee Preliminary Budget Hearing – January 27, 2016 Good afternoon Chairmen Garodnick and Cornegy, and Committee members. I am Marjorie Parker,...

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January 26, 2016
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Announces its “New Skills for Youth” Initiative

Last week, JP Morgan Chase & Co. announced the launch of its New Skills for Youth initiative, a global, five-year, $75 million plan to expand career-focused education.  It is partnering...

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January 8, 2016
Grace Outreach Offers a Free College Prep Program

​Grace Outreach, a nonprofit in the Bronx that offers education and employment services for women of all ages, is putting together its next class/cohort of women for College Prep. College Prep...

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August 3, 2015
JobFirstNYC’s Proposal for a Network of Youth Opportunity Centers

Download Now In 2014, JobsFirstNYC issued Unleashing the Economic Power of the 35 Percent, our call to action on four strategies to move young adults into jobs. This concept paper expands...

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July 1, 2015
From Transactional to Transformational Policies for NY Youth

In New York City, a staggering number of young adults are out of school, out of work (OSOW) or in low paying jobs. Many supplement with government aid in order...

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May 6, 2015
Innovations in the Field: Lower East Side Employment Network

Innovations in the Field is a series examining programs supported by JobsFirstNYC that serve both employers seeking job-ready workers and young adults in New York City looking to access employment and...

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December 2, 2014
Jobs Task Force Report Shows Progress, But Much More Must Be Done For Young Adults

Although New York City's unemployment rate has plummeted in recent months, economic recovery remains little more than a rumor for the more than 300,000 New Yorkers between 18 and 24...

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