Join us for Adapting to the Future of Work: Dream Up on July 14th. Save your seat today!

jobsfirstnyc

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,...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
September 2, 2014
Innovations in the Field: Young Adult Sectoral Employment Project

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...

Read More
August 6, 2014
Unleashing the Economic Power of the 35 Percent

As the U.S. economy continues to gather steam, the Great Recession is becoming a distant memory for many Americans. In New York City, employment has passed pre-slump levels, with 312,000...

Read More
July 7, 2014
Unleashing the Economic Power of the 35 Percent

Unleashing the Economic Power of the 35 Percent, along with our 2013 research publication Barriers to Entry, represents a call to action to build a system that gives every young...

Read More