The problem


186k people

youth ages 16-24 are not in school or working


looking for job

New Yorkers look for work each day


foreign born

immigrants live in Brooklyn alone, many of whom lack access to language classes and immigration services

How OBT helps

OBT serves

4000 New Yorkers

each year

95% of participants

complete OBT programs

85 cents of every $1

goes to program services

Job Training

Learn vital job skills.


Earn your high school equivalency (GED) diploma

Find Talent

Get help finding your next employee.

“I strongly believe that my experience at OBT has not only made me a better student, but I have also grown as an individual. I have become more brave and outgoing, I see things from a different perspective and I truly believe now that the sky is the limit.”

– Alishia Singh, Y Roads participant

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