Next year holds great promise for NYC’s young adults … thanks to JobsFirstNYC and you.
Just look at what we accomplished together in 2012 by:
Presenting the facts and engaging key players — With the release of several critical reports to the field, JobsFirstNYC is equipping practitioners with key labor market information and other tools to facilitate the connection of young people to better jobs.
Chief among these reports are Going Beyond the Bottom Line, and Now Hiring. While the economic outlook may appear bleak, JobsFirstNYC is helping to identify growing areas of employment opportunity — while consulting with employers and workforce service providers.
Of the 105 young people engaged in the Bronx Opportunity Network’s pilot program, for example, over 72% successfully completed their first year of college and are on-track for future success. Their first-year retention rate is double that of CUNY students.
To truly make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged young adults in New York City, JobsFirstNYC needs your support.