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Leveraging Tech to Support Low-Income New Yorkers

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Last week, the NYC Office of Financial Empowerment, in partnership with the Urban Future Lab and NYC BigApps, hosted a learning and networking event to discuss some of the biggest barriers to economic mobility faced by low-income New Yorkers.

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NYCEDC Announces 14 Winners of Phase One of the NYC Business Innovation Challenge

NYCEDC today announced the winners of the first phase of the NYC Business Innovation Challenge, which invites businesses to create a plan to provide their employees with a path to improve skill sets, career prospects, and economic opportunities, while helping the business attain higher employee retention rates, organizational performance and revenues.

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Immigrant Bridge Program: Connecting Highly-Skilled Immigrants to Jobs in Growth Sectors

 |  NYCEDC
UpGlo is one of four organizations running the Immigrant Bridge Program, where skilled immigrants like Edwin with in-demand skills in the engineering, IT, health care, and finance sectors receive soft skills training and job search guidance.

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NYC Business Innovation Challenge: Workforce Engagement Webinar

 |  NYCEDC
NYC Business Innovation Challenge is thrilled to announce an exciting free webinar on Friday, June 7th at 2:00 pm EDT to learn from top business leaders as they share some of their best practices for workforce engagement.

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NYC BigApps Jobs and Economic Mobility Hackathon

 |  NYCEDC
The two-day NYC BigApps Jobs and Economic Mobility Hackathon at New Work City on April 20-21 featured speakers and experts from New York City’s top organizations fighting poverty and solving key workforce development challenges.

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Webster Avenue Vision Plan

 |  NYCEDC
NYCEDC announces a vision plan for Webster Avenue, a major thoroughfare extending from the neighborhoods of Melrose to Woodlawn in the Bronx.

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NYC Business Innovation Challenge

 |  NYCEDC
When you invest in your employees, everybody wins. Enter the NYC Business Innovation Challenge, designed to help businesses better engage their employees to drive higher productivity and increased revenues.

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NYC Business Innovation Challenge

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This Competition will challenge businesses and organizations in New York City to propose and implement innovative and sustainable programs and business models that will help foster upward income mobility for low-income and/or low-skill and middle-skill workers.

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New "LINK" Initiative Connects Low-Income New Yorkers with Economic Opportunities

 |  NYCEDC
Mayor Bloomberg announces eight new programs designed to connect low-income New Yorkers across the five boroughs with opportunities in the City’s knowledge economy.