Marjorie Parker

January 15, 2021
2021 Insurrection – Thoughts from JobsFirstNYC’s President & CEO

As the President and CEO of JobsFirstNYC, I feel compelled to comment on the events we are calling the Insurrection of 2021. We don’t usually write about such issues in...

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June 24, 2020
The Time Is Now

At the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King gave his iconic “I Have A Dream” speech, where he asked America to “make real...

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June 24, 2020
JobsFirstNYC Testifies before the NYC Council Economic Development Committee

Testimony of Marjorie D. Parker, President, and CEO of JobsFirstNYC before the New York City Council Committee on Economic Development for a Hearing on NYCEDC's Relief Efforts During the COVID-19...

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June 24, 2020
JobsFirstNYC Testifies before the NYC Council Youth Services, Aging, and Contracts Committees

Good afternoon Chairperson Debi Rose, Chairperson Margaret Chin, Chairperson Ben Kallos and distinguished members of the Youth Services, Aging, and Contracts committees. My name is Marjorie Parker and I am...

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June 18, 2020
Many Nonprofit Workers are Providing Essential Services During COVID-19 and Deserve Federal Support and Protection

Nonprofit organizations and their employees are the essential workers no one acknowledges. Since the pandemic began in early March, they have continued their work without pause, risking their lives to...

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