Join us for Adapting to the Future of Work: Dream Up on July 28th. Save your seat today!

Youth Voice

November 6, 2020
Systems Change to Prepare Young Adults for the Future of Work

As Mayor de Blasio’s tenure comes to an end and the 2021 mayoral hopefuls begin to campaign in earnest, we have more work than ever to do to ensure that...

Read More
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...

Read More
August 10, 2018
Impact Fellows

JobsFirstNYC and Young Invincibles created the Impact Fellowship program to train young adults who are currently part of a workforce development program to lead projects that engage their peers and...

Read More
August 8, 2017
Adapting to the Future of Work – Summary & Highlights

With recent changes in technology, including a heavy uptick in automation and the proliferation in machine-learning, the employment landscape has undergone profound changes. As a result, young people are adapting...

Read More
July 28, 2016
Adapting to the Future of Work – Summary & Highlights

On July 20, 2016, JobsFirstNYC convened together 175 employers, business intermediaries, trade associations, nonprofits, public agencies, and local philanthropies to consider how New York City businesses can adapt to advances...

Read More
June 10, 2012
How Community-Based Organizations Can Learn about the Needs and Strengths of Disconnected Young People

Authors: Ben Daniels, Wendy McClanahan and Danijela Korom Djakovic This P/PV case study describes the process Hudson Guild employed to learn more about the disconnected young people in the community...

Read More
April 24, 2012
JobsFirstNYC Logic Model, 2012-2017

Commensurate with its mission, JobsFirstNYC has a strategic goal of reducing the number of out-of-work and out-of-school young adults between 18 and 24 years of age by 5% by 2017....

Read More
January 24, 2012
JobsFirstNYC Strategic Plan, 2012-2017

Approved by the JobsFirstNYC board of directors on January 24, 2012, this document represents the culmination of a strategic planning process that codified the organization's BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal)...

Read More
September 1, 2008
Disconnected Young People in New York City: Crisis and Opportunity

Authors: Laura Wyckoff, Siobhan M. Cooney, Danijela Korom Djakovic and Wendy S. McClanahan This P/PV brief presents the overall population of disconnected young people and key subpopulations, identifying known statistics,...

Read More