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708 PEOPLE SERVED FROM 708 JULY 2019 TO JUNE 2020
  • 142 20% Self-reported a criminal conviction
  • 305 43% Reside in public housing (NYCHA)
  • 162 23% Born outside of U.S. and Puerto Rico
  • 198 22% Unemployed for a year or more
  • 299 42% Women
  • 398 56% 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