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We’re excited to be participating with JobsFirstNYC on two presentations at the NYATEP Youth Academy in Albany, March 6-7, 2013. On March 6, we’re presenting on Going Beyond the Bottom Line, and on March 7, we’re joining the Lower East Side Employment Network and JobsFirstNYC to present our research on the Lower East Side labor market.

From the JobsFirstNYC announcement:

JobsFirstNYC is busy gearing up for next week’s NYATEP Youth Academy, “The Future is Now: Excellence in Youth Programming”, which will take place in at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY from March 5th – 7th.

Those in attendance will learn about best practices and new trends in the field, get policy updates from the state and national level, and get to hear from some very inspiring industry experts.

JobsFirstNYC is also excited to be leading the following workshops at the conference (more details regarding the content of JFNYC’s sessions can be found on our blog):

March 6, 2013, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Going Beyond the Bottom Line:  Employer Perspectives on Hiring Young People and Supporting them on the Job

Lou Miceli, JobsFirstNYC; Celeste Frye, Public Works Partners; Albany-area employers

March 7, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

In it Together Real Partnering to Improve Employment in the Lower East Side.

Gaspar Caro, Lower East Side Employment Network; Evelyn Fernandez-Ketcham, JobsFirstNYC 

The Youth Academy represents a great opportunity for NYC-based practitioners to connect and network with peers from across the state, and for the first time, from throughout the Northeast region of the country.