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Ralph da Costa Nunez: How a GED Is a Real Advantage in Reducing Family Homelessness in NYC

New Yorkers with a high school diploma or a GED lost jobs at half the rate of those who did not have them. At a time when unemployment hovers at 9.1 percent in NYC, a GED becomes crucial to finding and retaining a job.
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City Jobs Lost in Storm Are Returning, but Unemployment Rate Is Flat

United States / New York : City Room (2 years ago)

The State Labor Department reported that more than half of the jobs lost in November were added back in New York City, and unemployment remained at 8.8 percent. Read Post

Ralph da Costa Nunez: Does 'Housing First' Put Families Last?

United States / New York : Huffington Post: New York Blog (3 years ago)

DHS continues to stress that homeless families should be ushered through the shelter system rapidly. NYC's leaders have been enchanted by the idea; their enthusiasm has not been diminished by the lack of results. Read Post

More New Yorkers Find Jobs, But More New Yorkers Unemployed

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

Spark a blunt and crack open a Coors Light Iced T: NYC saw a net gain of 71,400 jobs between January 2011 and January 2012! Er, actually, sell the blunt and return the beer: NYC's unemployment rate rose again in January to 9.3 perce... Read Post

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