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Mayor Adams Launches Workforce Development Council to Unlock new job Opportunities for New Yorkers
April 4, 2024
Workforce Development Council Will Establish, Grow Public-Private Partnerships to Deliver on Training, Job Opportunities for New Yorkers

Mayor Adams Launches Multi-Pronged Effort to Connect More New Yorkers to Jobs and Training, Reduce B | City of New York
March 27, 2024
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced "Jobs NYC," a new multi-pronged citywide effort to reduce barriers to economic opportunities and deliver workforce development services directly to communities across the five boroughs that are experiencing high unemployment.

Mayor Adams Unveils Ambitious Plan to Make New York City Leader in 'Green-Collar' Jobs | City of New York
February 28, 2024
State of the City Commitment Will Grow City's Green Economy, Train and Position New Yorkers to Benefit from Nearly 400,000 Green-Collar Jobs by 2040

NYC Mayor's Office of Talent and Workforce Development Makes Significant Achievements to Better Position All New Yorkers to Thrive in the Jobs of the 21st Century
January 10, 2024
NYC Mayor's Office of Talent and Workforce Development Will Build on this Momentum in 2024 to Strengthen the Impact and Effectiveness City's Talent and Workforce Development System

NY Daily News Op-ed: New Opportunities for NYC Youth
December 27, 2023
The world economy is changing – and New York City needs to change with it. Today's employers hire talent for jobs that don't yet exist, to use technologies that haven't yet been invented, and to solve problems that have yet to be identified. At the same time, many young people who could fill those needs have difficulty getting the right credentials or training, and are often overlooked by traditional hiring strategies.

Mayor Adams Announces Citywide Action Plan to Build Inclusive Career Pathways for Young People
December 11, 2023
Pathways to an Inclusive Economy: An Action Plan for Young Adult Career Success" Outlines Over $600 Million Citywide Plan to Prepare 250,000 Youth for Workforce

Mayor Adams Announces Creation of Office of Community Hiring, Doug Lipari as Executive Director
July 27, 2023
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the formation of the Office of Community Hiring and the appointment of Doug Lipari as its executive director.

Mayor Adams Announces New Investment to Support Career Advancement for People With Disabilities
July 26, 2023
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced a new, two-part investment to support career advancement for people with disabilities and expand access to internships, training seminars, jobs, future careers, and financial counseling.

What They are Saying: New Yorkers Show Support for Mayor Adams' Blueprint for Future of NYC's Talent and Workforce
June 21, 2023
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today unveiled 'Pathways to an Inclusive Economy'.

Mayor Adams Outlines "Working People's Agenda" for NYC in Second State of the City Address
January 26, 2023
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today outlined a "Working People's Agenda" in his second State of the City address, delivered at the Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Mayor Adams Announces Major Investment in NYC Workers and Employers, new Approach to Talent and Workforce Development with $18.6 Million Federal Grant
August 15, 2022
Mayor Signs Executive Order to Further Empower Mayor's Office of Talent and Workforce Development, Convene Future of Workers Task Force