Summer Youth Employment Program applications now open until April 22

Photo credit: York City Department of Youth and Community Development New York City Mayor Eric Adams opened on March 1, 2022, applications for the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development’s (DYCD) Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), the … Read More

Six-week Summer Youth Employment Program kicks off at more than 12,000 worksites across New York City

Photo credit: City of New York NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) Commissioner Bill Chong announced on July 6, 2021 the return of the six-week Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). SYEP will play a pivotal role in the … Read More

We must respond to young women of color

By Melissa Mark-Viverito The future of our City depends on the success of young people today. But instead of being able to focus on their aspirations, many girls and women, particularly those of color, are battling challenges rooted in gender, … Read More