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The Mission of JobsFirstNYC is to leverage all available community, corporate, human, organization, private and public resources to bring out-of-school and out-of-work young adults into the economic life of New York City. Tax ID 41-2242653


JobsFirstNYC expands opportunities for out-of-work, out-of-school young people in New York City by:

  • Bridging the gap between funders, advocates, employers, educators, unions, government officials and other stakeholders to develop real solutions 
  • Raising consciousness about the youth employment crisis through research, publications, and policy recommendations
  • Improving the results of workforce development practitioners who play a vital role in preparing for the world of employment
  • Helping employers recognize and profit from the value of young workers
  • Increasing funding for more effective programs by tapping diverse public, private and corporate sources