Immigrants And Refugees
Like many New Yorkers in the pandemic, Cordelia Francis was unemployed and took advantage of the time to for some job training on Zoom. Every day, the Brooklyn resident, in her fifties, would put on her best office clothes as she learned resume creation, office skills and job networking from...
Eddie Silverio, Director of Youth Services for Alianza, a division of Catholic Charities of New York, has seen thousands of young people make their way through the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), administered by Alianza and funded by the City of New York. It’s hard to remember them all. But he...
According to 2020 New York City census data, women in NYC are more likely to face unemployment due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Young workers, workers with lower education levels, or workers who are Black and/or Hispanic, along with women, are more likely to become unemployed nationwide. Thankfully, the women of...