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April 26, 2016
From Community Colleges to Careers – Strategic Engagement with Post-Secondary Institutions

In its 2015 report, Six Million Missing Jobs, the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce examines the sustained impact of the 2008 Great Recession on today’s U.S. workforce....

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April 26, 2016
JobsFirstNYC Lower East Side Employment Network Overview

Download Now The Lower East Side Employment Network (LESEN) is a collaborative partnership between eight community-based organizations and Community Board 3 that operates in Manhattan's Lower East Side neighborhood to...

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April 12, 2016
JobsFirstNYC Bronx Opportunity Network Overview

The Bronx Opportunity Network (BON) is a collaborative effort among a group of seven CBOs serving young adults in the South Bronx, which, in partnership with Bronx and Hostos Community...

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April 11, 2016
Apply Today for the Centre for Social Innovation’s Agents of Change Program!

The Centre for Social Innovation, a community of social entrepreneurs, nonprofits, creatives and innovators from multiple sectors, is seeking applicants for its Agents of Change program. The Agents of Change...

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March 24, 2016
Optimizing Talent – Perspectives from Dianne Morales

On March 7, 2016, JobsFirstNYC and the Aspen Institute’s Economic Opportunities Program convened leadership from government, philanthropy, the business community, and the workforce development field in New York City and...

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March 10, 2016
The Aspen Idea Blog releases a feature on “Optimizing Talent”

Earlier this week, we celebrated the release of our latest publication, “Optimizing Talent: The Promise and the Perils of Adapting Sectoral Strategies for Young Workers", which was co-released with the  Aspen...

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February 25, 2016
JobsFirstNYC February Newsletter

  IN THIS ISSUE<   Editorial from JobsFirstNYC State of the Borough New Initiatives   Publications Recent Convenings Conferences Celebrating Our Partners News from the Field< Staff Announcements   EDITORIAL FROM JOBSFIRSTNYC...

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February 24, 2016
Response to Governor Cuomo’s 2016 State of the State and Executive Budget Address

Last month, Governor Cuomo gave his 2016 State of the State and executive budget address in Albany, NY. There, to a diverse audience of guests, Governor Cuomo announced his fiscal...

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February 24, 2016
Important Changes to 2017-18 FAFSA

Late last year, President Obama announced several changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process for the 2017-18 school year. These changes may impact millions of young...

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February 20, 2016
Optimizing Talent: The Promise and the Perils of Adapting Sectoral Strategies for Young Workers

Long-term self-sufficiency means more than just a job. Those at the bottom of the labor market—especially young adults with limited education who face high rates of unemployment—need in-demand skills, a...

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