External Publications

March 6, 2018
Jerome Avenue Points of Agreement

The Jerome Avenue Revitalization, led by JobsfirstNYC, is convening more than 50 local stakeholders to implement a community-led approach to the rezoning efforts in the Bronx, spanning across 93 blocks...

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October 27, 2017
Making the Connection: Aligning NYC’s Small Businesses and the Workforce Development System

In this report, Center for an Urban Future examines the connections and gaps between collaborative initiatives like the Lower East Side Employment Network, East Harlem Talent Network & Good Help....

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April 25, 2017
The New Geography of Jobs: A Blueprint for Strengthening NYC Neighborhoods

In a first-of-its-kind report, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today released a comprehensive neighborhood-by-neighborhood analysis documenting the evolution of New York’s economy since 2000 and the changing business landscape in communities...

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April 1, 2017
Common Cause: Community-Based Organizations and Community Colleges Partner for Student Success

Having absorbed the message that college is no longer optional, many high school students today make plans to attend a local community college the fall after getting a diploma. Unfortunately,...

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November 2, 2016
Lessons from the Bronx Opportunity Network on Promoting CBO-Community College Partnerships

The October 2016 OYIF Convening included an Innovation Design Studio focused on lessons learned from the Bronx Opportunity Network (BON). BON is a collaborative of seven Bronx community-based organizations (CBOs)...

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February 3, 2016
Partner Spotlight – Gaspar Caro, LESEN Coordinator

In this week's Partner Spotlight, we are excited to feature a short interview with Gaspar Caro, Coordinator for the Lower East Side Employment Network (LESEN).    What led you to...

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