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April 10, 2018
JobsFirstNYC Annual Report 2017-2018

The past two years were filled with new learning and impact. JobsFirstNYC’s mission is to leverage all available community, corporate, human, organization, private and public resources to bring out-of-school and...

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April 2, 2018
Benchmarking for YASEP Partners Selected

Five Partnerships of JobsFirstNYC's YASEP Network Selected to Baseline, Test, and Strengthen Employer Engagement Capacity   JobsFirstNYC has partnered with the Field Building Hub at Workforce Professionals Training Institute to...

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March 29, 2018
Barriers to Entry: Fewer Out-of-School and Out-of-Work Young Adults, As Warning Signs Emerge

JobsFirstNYC commissioned and contributed to this study examining how young adults aged 18–24 are faring in the New York City labor market. It provides an analysis of current levels and...

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March 21, 2018
Five graphs that show the challenges facing New York City’s ‘disconnected’ young adults

The share of young adults in New York City who are jobless and out of school has fallen over the past five years, according to a new report, owing partly...

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March 20, 2018
Sanctioned Legitimacy: A secret ingredient of community change

What is sanctioned legitimacy and why is it the linchpin for community change work? Sanctioned legitimacy means no institution or person can undertake grassroots work effectively and achieve meaningful results...

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March 9, 2018
Building Partnerships: Bringing Together Workforce and School Leaders

JobsFirstNYC and New Visions for Public Schools present Building Partnerships: Bringing Together Workforce & School Leaders March 6, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at UJA - Federation On...

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February 26, 2018
Campaign pushes state to invest more in workforce development

The young unemployment rate in New York is more than double the overall unemployment rate in the state. So Governor Cuomo is looking to form a new Office of Workforce...

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January 30, 2018
Stem the Flow: Breaking the Opportunity Divide

Reimagining the School-to-Work Experience for Transfer High School Students   A JobsFirstNYC and New Visions for Public School Convening Tuesday January 30, 2018 from 3:00-5:30 p.m. at New Visions for...

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January 17, 2018
Mayor de Blasio, Rockefeller Foundation, JobsFirstNYC, Center for Youth Employment, and Social Finance Launch “Career Lift”

This week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $1.5 million new initiative, "CareerLift," driven by JobsFirstNYC, NYC Center for Youth Employment (CYE), and Social Finance. Supported by an $850,000 grant...

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January 10, 2018
Governor Cuomo’s Workforce Investment Plan is a Promising Start

In a time when more and more training and credentialing is necessary to enter the labor market, Governor Cuomo’s workforce development proposal included as part of his 2018 State of...

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