Our Third Annual Fall Benefit

WPTI's Board of Directors and Staff hosted our third annual Fall Benefit on September 25th. We enjoyed a wonderful evening with a record turnout of over 100 guests from the workforce development field and beyond. We had much to celebrate with the growth of our organization and addition of the Workforce Field Building Hub.

Monitoring the Minimum Wage series featured at 2017 NYCETC Summit plenary session

On September 19, The Field Building Hub’s "Monitoring the Minimum Wage" brief series served as the focus of the morning plenary panel at the New York City Employment and Training Coalition’s (NYCETC) annual Workforce Summit. Moderated by Hub Director, Stacy Woodruff, the panel included Hub Senior Fellow and Monitoring the Minimum Wage author Dr. James Parrott; Founder and CEO of Uncommon Goods, David Bolotsky; and Founder of Ox Verte, Jessie Gould.

Here to Here Convening

HERE to HERE, a network in the South Bronx seeking to create, enhance, and expand multiple pathways to rewarding careers for in-school youth ages 14 to 25, convened nearly 150 leaders from the business community, high schools, post-secondary programs, city and state agencies, foundations, and …

Gotham Gazette Op-Ed by Sharon Sewell-Fairman, WPTI Executive Director - "A Critical But Too Often Ignored Piece to New York City’s Economic Recovery"READ HERE