Welcome to the Brooklyn classroom of 14 aspiring masonry workers: A 19th century mausoleum inside the serene expanse of Green-Wood Cemetery. The Bridge to Crafts Careers program offers its students a unique hands-on experience across a 10-week program where the participants receive training in masonry restoration and preservation at [...]
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BY REBECCA GREENBERG BROOKLYN PUBLISHED 6:00 AM ET APR. 21, 2022Your Content Goes Here Perched up on a wooden scaffold in Green-Wood Cemetery, Paul Deceglie is hard at work. “You really need to pack it tight," says Deceglie. "And then once you packed tight, you can come in and [...]
By Ellen Moynihan and Larry McShane Article Published by New York Daily News Welcome to the Brooklyn classroom of 14 aspiring masonry workers: A 19th century mausoleum inside the serene expanse of Green-Wood Cemetery. The Bridge to Crafts Careers program offers its students a unique hands-on experience across a [...]
OBT was present at 51st annual legislative conference, Hosted by The New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Caucus. The mission of the NYSABPRHAL conference was to engage New York State residents of color into a dialogue about issues and policies that have an impact [...]
OBT is one of the founding Community Based Organizational (CBO) members of CUNY’s Network for College Success (N4CS), which is a collaboration between CUNY’s office of K16 initiatives, CUNY colleges, and CBOs to increase college persistence and graduation rates. One of the most significant pieces of this work has [...]
Dr. Darlene Williams, OBT President & CEO, Speaks to NYC Committee on Economic Development and Investigations
Dr. Williams spoke on behalf of OBT to the Committees on Economic Development and Investigations to discuss how OBT can help create a more equitable economic recovery process for NYC.
The City Council Committee on Youth Services held a preliminary budget hearing to discuss the fiscal plans for Fiscal Year 2023. As a youth service provider, Dr. Williams spoke on behalf of OBT to discuss how the pandemic affected our participants and to advocate for various investments to support [...]
Along with our hardworking staff, over 1,000 people showed up to the #JUSTPAY Rally outside of City Hall demanding just pay for human service workers on March 10th, 2022. The campaign represents a strong coalition of human services workers, organizations, elected officials, and community members who are fighting to [...]
Hear from Our President and CEO, Dr. Darlene Williams. As she speaks in front of the Queens Borough Board Budget Hearing, where Dr. Williams argued for continued investment in our work in the borough
OBT participating in New York Association of Training & Employment Professionals’ (NYATEP) Advocacy Day
OBT participated in the New York Association of Training & Employment Professionals' (NYATEP) Advocacy Day, to demonstrate the overwhelming support from across New York State from the business community and workforce sector for S6589 (Persaud)/A7534 (Rosenthal) which would establish a six-month, 100% income disregard for New Yorkers receiving cash [...]