Mayor de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Fariña, DYCD Commissioner Chong Announce 271 New Providers to Expand After-School Programs in Middle Schools; Urge Youth to Apply for Summer Enrichment Programs

Announcement is part of the administration’s promise to invest in City’s youth and expand opportunities for them and their families. Expansion will increase the number of middle schools offering after-schools programs by 142 percent. Capacity for middle school summer enrichment programs will double in 2014.

June 17, 2014, New York, NY —Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña, and … Continue Reading

Phipps Neighborhoods and The Children’s Aid Society Announce $1MM Grant from JPMorgan Chase

Partnership will work to improve education, workforce and economic outcomes for South Bronx children and families

April 10, 2014, New York, NY – Phipps Neighborhoods and The Children’s Aid Society today joined forces to announce a $1,000,000 expansion grant from JPMorgan Chase to support their cradle-through-career collective impact initiative in the South Bronx. The project, known as “South Bronx Continue Reading

Governor Cuomo Launches Unemployment Strikeforce to Connect Jobseekers with Available Positions in Areas with Highest Unemployment Rates

JPMorgan Chase Commits $20 million to Statewide Workforce Readiness Initiative
Partnerships with Employers and Educators Create Comprehensive Program to Reduce Unemployment Statewide

May 29, 2014, Albany, NY – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an Unemployment Strikeforce, a new multi-pronged campaign to target areas of the State with the highest unemployment rates and boost employment. In partnership with New York … Continue Reading