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June 10, 2012
How Community-Based Organizations Can Learn about the Needs and Strengths of Disconnected Young People

Authors: Ben Daniels, Wendy McClanahan and Danijela Korom Djakovic This P/PV case study describes the process Hudson Guild employed to learn more about the disconnected young people in the community...

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June 7, 2012
Understanding Interim Progress Milestones in Young Adult-Serving Workforce Development Programs

The report was made possible by funding from the NYC Workforce Funders Group and JobsFirstNYC, including a project-specific grant from the William T. Grant Foundation. The report presents findings that...

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June 7, 2012
Going Beyond the Bottom Line: Employer Perspectives on the Young Adult Workforce Development System in New York City

For this report, JobsFirstNYC identified an as-yet-unexploited opportunity: to develop new and creative ways to engage employers by better meeting their hiring needs. Recognizing that workforce providers, researchers, and funders...

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June 6, 2012
10 Best Job Opportunities For Disadvantaged Young New Yorkers: Report

There are 172,000 “disconnected youths” neither working nor in school in New York City, but according to a recent report, there’s still hope for gainful employment. 26,000 youth-friendly jobs requiring...

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May 31, 2012
NYC to See Spike in Low-Skill Jobs

While the national unemployment rate remained relatively consistent last month, New York City may see an ample 26,000 jobs open annually over the next decade, according to a report released...

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May 30, 2012
‘Hope’ for Jobless

Are you an unemployed 18- to 24-year-old New Yorker with no college diploma and looking for work in a tough job market? Why not consider a job as a debt...

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April 24, 2012
JobsFirstNYC Logic Model, 2012-2017

Commensurate with its mission, JobsFirstNYC has a strategic goal of reducing the number of out-of-work and out-of-school young adults between 18 and 24 years of age by 5% by 2017....

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January 24, 2012
JobsFirstNYC Strategic Plan, 2012-2017

Approved by the JobsFirstNYC board of directors on January 24, 2012, this document represents the culmination of a strategic planning process that codified the organization's BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal)...

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January 24, 2012
JobsFirstNYC Foundational Documents

By the mid-2000s, growing recognition of the magnitude of the out-of-school, out-of-work young adult crisis in New York City sparked the publication of several groundbreaking reports. These reports focused attention...

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September 1, 2008
Disconnected Young People in New York City: Crisis and Opportunity

Authors: Laura Wyckoff, Siobhan M. Cooney, Danijela Korom Djakovic and Wendy S. McClanahan This P/PV brief presents the overall population of disconnected young people and key subpopulations, identifying known statistics,...

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