• Lawmakers, labor leaders tout funding for LGBTQ employment program
    Gay City News October 10, 2022
    Lawmakers, labor leaders tout funding for LGBTQ employment program

    A key goal of the New York City-based program is to place aspiring job seekers in LGBTQ-affirming workplaces and training grounds. The partners involved in the initiative include Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, Destination Tomorrow, the Mount Sinai Health System, Nontraditional Employment for Women, and Pathways 2 Apprenticeship.

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  • How to find work after a lengthy unemployment
    New York Post October 9, 2022
    How to find work after a lengthy unemployment

    Though long-term unemployment rates are falling, they remain especially high for black and Latino people, the formerly incarcerated and those 55 years or older. Discouraging as all of that sounds, there are services in and around New York City, most of them free, that are available and proven to help, such as Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, which helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers through job training.

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  • From Survival To Revival: Lessons From Two Men At Work
    Latino USA September 2, 2020
    From Survival To Revival: Lessons From Two Men At Work

    Mariana Calvo examines how BWI’s job-training has positively impacted the lives of Ángel Pérez and Heriks-Agosto Ramos in their pursuit for a better future.

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  • Governor Cuomo Announces $2.3 Million Awarded to Help Train 825 New Yorkers
    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo February 20, 2020
    Governor Cuomo Announces $2.3 Million Awarded to Help Train 825 New Yorkers

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office announces nine New York City-based organizations have been awarded $2.3 million as part of the state’s historic $175 million Workforce Development Initiative, including BWI for its CDL training.

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  • Low-income New Yorkers in line for affordable housing jobs
    Real Estate Weekly August 2019
    Low-income New Yorkers in line for affordable housing jobs

    Enterprise Community Partners and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) awarded a grant to Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) and others as part of the Housing Career Pathways initiative.

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  • How to spread Brooklyn’s ‘Innovation Economy’
    Brooklyn Daily Eagle June 2019
    How to spread Brooklyn’s ‘Innovation Economy’

    Industry stakeholders, including BWI’s Aaron Shiffman, gathered to discuss facing challenges and maintaining momentum in Brooklyn’s “innovation economy.”

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