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May 20, 2020
The Early Impact of COVID-19 on Young Adult Workforce Development: Insights from the Field

A JobsFirstNYC Working Paper The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health and economic well-being of New Yorkers. It exacerbates preexisting inequities that young adults and their communities have long faced, leaving...

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April 24, 2020
Jerome Avenue Revitalization Collaborative: A Demand-Driven, Community-Led Approach to Aligning Workforce and Economic Development

The COVID-19 crisis has illuminated pre-existing disparities experienced by under-resourced communities that leave local businesses and residents at a disadvantage to be able to protect themselves, recover, and thrive. Historically,...

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March 26, 2020
Insights from the Seasonal Talent Exchange

While the number of young adults who are out of school and out of work has been declining, more than 60 percent of young adults are part-time workers, a trend...

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March 11, 2020
A Closer Look at the Transfer 2 Career Collaborative Change Process

March 11, 2020 New York City’s transfer high schools are designed to serve students who have struggled to make progress in traditional high schools. Even with additional help, however, the...

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February 18, 2020
Governor Cuomo Announces Projects Funded Through The Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative Launching In The Bronx

More Than $1.3 Million Provided to Undertake Community-Based Projects Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $1.3 million in State funding for programs aimed at helping low-income families in...

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April 1, 2019
Making Entry-Level Talent Stick

Last year, a partnership in New York City—including the NYC Center for Youth Employment, JobsFirstNYC, and Social Finance, with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation and The Pinkerton Foundation—set out to...

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October 25, 2018
Adapting to the Future of Work: From the Ground Up Summary and Highlights

  “I am living my passion. I wake up everyday ready. Do you wake up everyday ready?"   This is how Marjorie Parker, JobsFirstNYC’s President and CEO, welcomed guests at...

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April 20, 2018
Transfer 2 Careers Request to Participate

JobsFirstNYC and New Visions for Public Schools are launching a new initiative to transform the school-to-work transition for a set of NYC’s Transfer High School students. Through this initiative, we...

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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 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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