Jerome Avenue

August 13, 2020
Highlights from Adapting to the Future of Work

In the wake of the Great Recession, a strong economy made it easier for young adults to find jobs, leading to significant declines in the number and share of New...

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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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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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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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December 1, 2017
JobsFirstNYC Testifies at Jerome Ave. Rezoning Hearing

Testimony of JobsFirstNYC at the New York City Planning Commission Public Hearing regarding Jerome Avenue Rezoning on November 29, 2017 delivered by Sherazade Langlade, Vice President of Workforce & Economic...

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November 27, 2017
Bronx Borough Pres Says Yes with Conditions to Jerome Ave Rezoning

On Monday morning, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. voted in favor of the Department of City Planning’s proposed Jerome Avenue rezoning with conditions. The Bronx Borough Board voted in...

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