843 PEOPLE SERVED FROM 843 JULY 2015 TO JUNE 2016
  • 176 21% self-reported a criminal conviction
  • 379 45% reside in public housing (NYCHA)
  • 134 16% born outside of U.S. and Puerto Rico
  • 323 38% unemployed for six months or more
  • 354 42% women
  • 488 58% men
  • “BWI is very selective in the industries that it chooses to train people for jobs in. We only choose ones where there’s a career opportunity.”

    Pat Swann,Board Member
  • “I’m training students on how to work in an industry, but on the flip side I’m really helping to change and shape their lives; getting them into something better than they’ve been in before.”

    Venus Anderson, “Made in NY” PA,Program Director
  • “I feel better about myself since graduating. I really, really love what I do. I’ve learned and done so much in only a year and a half.”

    Eldar,Graduate