RECENT NEWS ARTICLES ABOUT JOBSFIRSTNYC AND OUR PARTNERS:
Creating Good-Paying, Fulfilling Jobs for NYC Youth, Next City, by Johnny Magdaleno, Jan. 27, 2017
New York City Allocates $2 Million to Increase Diversity in Theater, The New York Times, by Andrew R. Chow, Jan. 12, 2017
'Youth Wins' Initiative To Help Young Adults Get Jobs on Staten Island, NY1, by Thabie Sibanda, Oct. 31, 2016
The Activist Bringing Tech Training to the Bronx, Wall Street Journal, by Hannah Bloch, Sept. 9, 2016
Jako Borren, "From Transactional to Transformational Policies for NYC Youth," Catalyst: Designing Policy for People (Issue 14, Spring 2015): 40-45. (PDF)
Jobs Task Force Report Shows Progress, But Much More Must Be Done For Young Adults, Gotham Gazette, by Louis Miceli, December 2, 2014. [PDF version]
Tough Times for Youths, Crains New York, by Nicholas Wells, August 4, 2014.
No Way to Treat a Crisis, Huffington Post, by Louis Miceli, Executive Director of JobsFirstNYC, May 12, 2014. An op-ed highlighting findings shared in JobsFirstNYC's report, The National Work Readiness Credential: Who Pays the Price?
Miceli Speaks Truth to Power, Connected by 25, by Chris Sturgis, May 12, 2014. Highlighting the importance of reports like JobsFirstNYC's, The National Work Readiness Credential: Who Pays the Price?
New York's Uncovered Crisis, Gotham Gazette, by Louis Miceli, Executive Director of JobsFirstNYC, May 6, 2014. (PDF) An op-ed highlighting findings shared in JobsFirstNYC's report, The National Work Readiness Credential: Who Pays the Price?
State's workforce training deeply flawed, study says, Crain’s New York Business, by Chris Bragg, April 21, 2014. (PDF), Shares findings from JobsFirstNYC's report, The National Work Readiness Credential: Who Pays the Price?
Employment Network Hopes to Fade East Side’s Development Scars, New York Observer, Jan. 13, 2014. (PDF) Highlights the JobsFirstNYC-funded Lower East Side Employment Network.
Teens Chasing Scarce U.S. Jobs Boosted by State Programs, Bloomberg, Dec. 4, 2013. (PDF) JobsFirstNYC provided background information and introductions for this article.
Queens Community House Awarded Grant to Help Young Adults Find Jobs, ForestHillsPatch, Sept. 25, 2013. (PDF)
Making Sense of Not Making Cents, The Youth Transition Funders Group Connected by 25 blog, May 3, 2013.
New report calls for city ‘jobs czar’: Workforce study group finds city’s employment aid efforts ineffective, Crain’s New York Business, by Annie Karni, March 13, 2013 (PDF)
Job Opportunities for Youth? Report Points to Janitorial Services, MetroFocus | THIRTEEN, by Menglin Huang, June 12, 2012 (PDF)
10 Best Job Opportunities for Disadvantaged Young New Yorkers: Report, The Huffington Post, by Harry Bradford, June 6, 2012 (PDF)
‘Hope’ for Jobless, Wall Street Journal, by Amelia Harris, May 30, 2012
TV & RADIO COVERAGE OF JobsFirstNYC
Expert Shares Study of National Work Readiness Credential Program, NY1 Inside City Hall, April 22, 2014. Errol Louis interviews Margaret Stix, author of JobsFirstNYC's report, The National Work Readiness Credential: Who Pays the Price?.
JobsFirstNYC's former Deputy Executive Director, Evelyn Fernandez-Ketcham, was featured on several Spanish Language broadcasts in February 2013, publicizing the launch of the GED® 2013 Campaign to Finish. Her TV and radio appearances include:
Radio WADO 1280 AM, Buen Dia New York with Ricardo Espinosa and Ino Gomez, Aired February 6, 2013
Radio WADO 1280 AM, El Palo de la Tarde with Coco Cabrera, Aired February 14, 2013
HITN-TV National Latino public television network in the US, Dialogo de Costa a Costa with Malin Falu and Gerson Borrero, Aired February 20, 2013
Univision Channel 41 Al Despertar with Enrique Teutelo, Aired February 25, 2013
UniMas of Univision - American Spanish-language broadcast TV network, En Tu Comunidad with Enrique Teutelo, To air March 24, 2013