Announcement

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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February 27, 2020
New Solutions for an Evolving Economy

JobsFirstNYC has made important strides for New York City’s young-adult workforce for nearly 15 years, and we’re finding new ways to apply the wisdom gained since our inception.    New...

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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 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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January 17, 2018
Mayor de Blasio, Rockefeller Foundation, JobsFirstNYC, Center for Youth Employment, and Social Finance Launch “Career Lift”

This week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $1.5 million new initiative, "CareerLift," driven by JobsFirstNYC, NYC Center for Youth Employment (CYE), and Social Finance. Supported by an $850,000 grant...

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May 27, 2017
Seasonal Talent Exchange One-Pager

Read More The Seasonal Talent Exchange (STE) was created by four employers in 2015—Modell’s, UncommonGoods, Swiss Post Solutions, and Wildlife Conservation Society, members of the JobsFirstNYC Employer Leadership Council. These...

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April 21, 2017
JobsFirstNYC Announces New Executive Director

The JobsFirstNYC Board of Directors is pleased to announce that after three years of leadership in the role of deputy executive director, Marjorie Parker has been appointed as Executive Director of JobsFirstNYC, effective July 1, 2017. Over the course...

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October 31, 2016
‘Youth Wins’ Initiative To Help Young Adults Get Jobs on Staten Island

A new collaboration between ten organizations called "Youth Wins" is looking to develop a strong young adult workforce on Staten Island.

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February 18, 2016
Young Adult Sectoral Employment Project (YASEP) expands with 4 new partnerships

      Young Adult Sectoral Employment Project Expands   Four Workforce Partnerships Chosen to Help Out-of-School and Out-of-Work Young Adults Gain Training and Entry into Different Sectors of Employment...

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