News from the PIC
The convening offered a space to collectively reflect on how far Boston has come and think about where the city is heading in terms of re-engaging disconnected youth.
On May 22, the PIC joined representatives from JPMorgan Chase & Co. at Brigham and Women's Hopsital (BWH) for a round-table discussion of the company's recent $17 million investment in youth employment programs nationwide.
In coordination with the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development, the PIC is issuing an RFP to select one or more organizations to operate One-Stop Career Center Access Points.
On March 22, the PIC collaborated with Bank of America and the City of Boston to host the Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program Private Sector Engagement Reception.
On March 10, the PIC hosted its 22nd annual citywide Job Shadow Day. More than 400 Boston public high school students were hosted by 26 local employers who gave them a firsthand look at a wide variety of careers.
Leaders in business, workforce development, and education gathered today to explore strategies to diversify tech talent and increase access to well-paying IT/tech careers.
On Tuesday, February 28, Representative Nick Collins of South Boston hosted a legislative briefing at the State House to discuss how to increase private sector jobs and internships for public high school students in Boston and across the state.
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.
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.
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.