Build it Back and SBS Announce Construction Trade Pre-Apprenticeship Vouchers SBS Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery (HRO) Amy Peterson, and New York City Council Member Mark Treyger, announced that the City’s Sandy Recovery Workforce1 initiative would be making free pre-apprenticeship training opportunities available to low- and middle-income residents of Sandy-impacted areas. The initiative is part of the de Blasio administration’s efforts to create an equitable recovery, both physically and economically, in New York’s most hard-hit communities. Read the Press Release
SBS and Citi Launch Advertising Campaign for Immigrant Entrepreneurs SBS and Citi announced the launch of an advertising campaign to help raise awareness in immigrant communities of free business services available through the City’s Immigrant Business Initiative. Announced in May, 2014 and supported by a $250,000 contribution from Citi, the Immigrant Business Initiative is a public/private partnership that works with community-based organizations to provide tailored business services in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Russian, and Haitian-Creole, to meet the specific needs of diverse communities of immigrant entrepreneurs. Read the Press Release
Women Entrepreneurs NYC Launches First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen and Citi announced WE NYC (Women Entrepreneurs New York City), an initiative to expand female entrepreneurship in New York City, with a special focus on underserved women and communities. Over the next three years, WE NYC will connect 5,000 women to free training and business services to help them start and grow their businesses. These services will be provided by the SBS, as well as via public-private partnerships. WE NYC has also convened an Advisory Council consisting of a diverse set of public, private, non-profit and philanthropic partners that will meet regularly to inform the initiative’s efforts. Read the Press Release
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Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Rules
Opportunity to comment on a rule that sets forth the procedure by which New York City businesses may apply for financial hardship waivers from the City’s prohibition on using certain polystyrene items.
May 29, 2015
10 A.M - 12 P.M.
110 William Street 4th Floor New York, New York 10038
Request for Proposals (RFP) Solicitation for Division of Economic and Financial Opportunity Technical Assistance Consultant Services
June 8, 2015, 4:00pm Be sure to submit your proposal on time For more information