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June 13, 2022
JobsFirstNYC and New York City Deputy Mayor’s Office of Strategic Initiatives Launch New Partnership to Enhance Summer Youth Employment Employer Experience

JobsFirstNYC has announced a new partnership with The New York City Deputy Mayor's Office of Strategic Initiatives and the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD). The goal is to...

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April 22, 2022
Creating Clean Careers with the Green Economy Network

Policy Proposals for Economic Growth and Climate Resilience Building an inclusive green economy in New York City and across New York State requires understanding the knowledge and skills needed to...

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March 31, 2022
Blazing New Trails to Career-Connected Learning and Pathways

In the last few months, we have witnessed a welcomed change in New York City to name and scale a vision for creating career-connected learning and pathways for all our...

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March 9, 2022
Redefining the Black Legacy in America

Black History Month celebrations have long outgrown the confines of February, the shortest month of the year. Black excellence and advancements happen each day and should be regularly acknowledged. One...

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December 13, 2021
Advising for Career Pathways: An Innovative Approach to Postsecondary Education and Career Planning

Why Diversifying Postsecondary Education Can Create a Better Workforce for New York We taught a professional learning module to New York City Department of Education teachers and counselors. One set...

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November 10, 2021
Making Rezoning Work

As New York City grapples with a protracted economic crisis brought on by COVID-19, city leaders will be searching for opportunities to help spark a lasting economic rebound and regain...

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October 28, 2021
Creating a Skilled Workforce to Build Back Better

Ryan Craig is the author of College Disrupted (2015) and A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College (2018). He is a Managing Director at University Ventures, which is...

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September 29, 2021
Adapting to the Future of Work: The Future is Now

  The sixth annual JobsFirstNYC Adapting to the Future of Work event designed for professionals was held in July 2021. The convening featured thought leaders and transformers from the public,...

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September 16, 2021
Follow the Money: Understanding New York City’s Workforce System Funding

An effective workforce development system is key to New York City’s well-being, and this is true now more than ever. Within the first three months of the coronavirus pandemic, unemployment...

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September 13, 2021
Thriving and Going Your Own Way

Summary and Highlights from Adapting to the Future of Work 2021 Surviving to Thriving  On July 22, 2021, JobsFirstNYC hosted its annual Adapting to the Future of Work convening focusing...

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