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Strengthening SYEP: Introducing NYC Youth to Higher-Wage Career Paths

In July 2023, Center for an Urban Future released a brief analyzing NYC's Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). The piece specifically examines one critical area in which the program has fallen short: connecting young people to career opportunities in the highest-paying, fastest-growing companies that are shaping the city’s economic future. The report first analyzes 2022 participation data by sector, then outlines challenges for recruiting employers into SYEP. Finally, it ends with seven concrete recommendations for strengthening employer partnerships with SYEP. Read the full brief here.

  • Date Posted

    August 24, 2023

  • Author

    Jennie Morrison

  • Organization

    Center for an Urban Future

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