News from the PIC

Youth Employment Policy Forum

On February 16, the PIC, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development hosted a Youth Employment Policy Forum featuring research on teen and young adult employment trends in Massachusetts.

A New Home for the Boston Connection Center

The Connection Center has been located in the Ruggles MBTA station since its opening in February 2015. Due to a rent increase, the Connection Center is now located in the Madison Park Educational Complex.

PIC Partners on Hack.Diversity Initiative

​The New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) today announced the launch of Hack.Diversity, a public-private partnership designed to tackle the underrepresentation of Black and Latino employees in Boston’s innovation economy.

Fall 2016 Quarterly Newsletter

Check out the PIC's Fall 2016 Quarterly Newsletter.

The Young Adult Labor Force in Massachusetts

A PIC-commissioned study conducted by the UMass Donahue Institute finds that teen and young adult participation in the labor market has not recovered significantly, in contrast to the near-full employment numbers in most other segments of the labor market.

PIC Annual Meeting - September 21, 2016

​Join us on Wednesday, September 21 from 3:00 to 4:30 PM in the Federal Reserve Bank auditorium for the PIC's 37th Annual Meeting.

Launch of Greater Boston IT/Tech Consortium

​In September 2016, the PIC, in partnership with SkillWorks, launched the Greater Boston IT/Tech Consortium with a forum focused on workforce challenges, including lack of diversity in the sector across all occupations and lack of exposure between employers and two-year colleges as a talent pipeline.

GE commits to partner with the PIC to provide internships to Boston public high school students

Today, at the UN’s World Youth Skills Day, the GE Foundation in partnership with the International Labour Organization, announced their commitment to provide quality workplace-based experiences for 16-18 year olds.

New Success Boston study shows increases in college completion rates

​A new report on Success Boston shows steady increases in the percentage and number of Boston Public Schools (BPS) graduates completing college within six years.

Spring 2016 Quarterly Newsletter

Check out the PIC's Spring 2016 Quarterly Newsletter.
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