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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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NYC BigApps Jobs and Economic Mobility Hackathon

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

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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.

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Opportunity for Neighborhood Economic Excellence (ONE) NYC is an NYCEDC initiative that seeks to explore innovative pilot models to connect low-income populations to opportunities in the knowledge economy.

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HireNYC connects the City's workforce development services to economic development projects, identifying the best City resources to meet a company's recruitment needs and encourage local hiring.