Invest In Skills NY

July 22, 2020
New York State Workforce Strategy Group Launches to Get New Yorkers Back to Work

Led by Invest in Skills NY, the group will present actionable solutions to New York State officials  Albany, New York July 15, 2020 – Workforce development coalition Invest in Skills...

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March 20, 2020
Statement from the Invest in Skills NYC Coalition on COVID-19

This month our nation and our city are facing a public health crisis unprecedented in its scale and dangers. We are heartened to see the many ways that our communities,...

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July 18, 2019
City Task Force to Help ‘Most Vulnerable Young New Yorkers’ is Well Behind Schedule

A task force created in 2017 by City Council legislation aimed at providing better services and more opportunities for out-of-work, out-of-school youth and young adults has been delayed from the...

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February 1, 2019
Policy Memos: Developing a Single System Strategy for New York City’s Out of School, Out of Work Young Adults

In 2017, JobsFirstNYC worked with the New York City Council to pass resolution 708-A, establishing a task force on disconnected youth charged with developing a plan to reduce the number...

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December 20, 2018
Leveraging Opportunity, Meeting Demand: A Blueprint for Building New York State’s Workforce Development System

JobsFirstNYC is a co-chair of the Invest in Skills NY coalition alongside the New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP). Leveraging Opportunity, Meeting Demand: A Blueprint for Building...

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March 21, 2018
Five graphs that show the challenges facing New York City’s ‘disconnected’ young adults

The share of young adults in New York City who are jobless and out of school has fallen over the past five years, according to a new report, owing partly...

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February 26, 2018
Campaign pushes state to invest more in workforce development

The young unemployment rate in New York is more than double the overall unemployment rate in the state. So Governor Cuomo is looking to form a new Office of Workforce...

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January 10, 2018
Governor Cuomo’s Workforce Investment Plan is a Promising Start

In a time when more and more training and credentialing is necessary to enter the labor market, Governor Cuomo’s workforce development proposal included as part of his 2018 State of...

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