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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December 24, 2017
Do You Want To Accelerate Social Innovation? Invest In Black Women.

Is America just waking up to the fact that #BlackGirlMagic is real? A few weeks ago the world was raving about the 98% of black female voters that prevented Roy Moore,...

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December 20, 2017
Marjorie Parker, President & CEO of JobsFirstNYC Delivers Keynote Speech at MetCal Foundation in Toronto, Canada

Marjorie Parker, President & CEO of JobsFirstNYC spoke to an audience of government policy-makers, funders, and practitioners in Toronto Canada in October 2018, as the keynote at the MetCal Foundation’s...

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December 13, 2017
Roundabout’s Entire Theatrical Workforce Development Program Cohort Lands Jobs

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced a 100% job placement rate for the first cohort of the Theatrical Workforce Development Program (TWDP), the theatre industry's first workforce...

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December 1, 2017
JobsFirstNYC Testifies at Jerome Ave. Rezoning Hearing

Testimony of JobsFirstNYC at the New York City Planning Commission Public Hearing regarding Jerome Avenue Rezoning on November 29, 2017 delivered by Sherazade Langlade, Vice President of Workforce & Economic...

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November 28, 2017
City Council, Outside Experts Push De Blasio Administration on ‘Career Pathways’

In June, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to create 100,000 new jobs in New York City over ten years by investing in high-wage industries where there is potential...

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November 27, 2017
Bronx Borough Pres Says Yes with Conditions to Jerome Ave Rezoning

On Monday morning, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. voted in favor of the Department of City Planning’s proposed Jerome Avenue rezoning with conditions. The Bronx Borough Board voted in...

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November 27, 2017
JobsFirstNYC Testifies at City Council Oversight Hearing on Career Pathways

Testimony of JobsFirstNYC at the New York City Council Joint Oversight Hearing before the Committee on Small Business and the Committee on Civil Service and Labor regarding an Update on...

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