Spectrum Joins with Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow to Boost Technology Resources with New Learning Lab

NEW YORK CITY – (April 27, 2018) – Spectrum and Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow, a Brooklyn-based not-for-profit, announced the opening of a Spectrum Learning Lab at OBT’s  program office at Industry City. The event was marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 26 that included NYS Assembly Member Felix Ortiz, [...]

Spectrum Joins with Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow to Boost Technology Resources with New Learning Lab2021-05-12T15:47:39+00:00

Youth need work

https://www.nynmedia.com/content/youth-need-work We need the city’s help to connect harder to reach youth to economic opportunities Young adults who are still out of school and out of work – despite New York City’s strong economy and work opportunities – are typically facing steeper barriers and require more supportive services. We have [...]

Youth need work2021-12-09T21:53:47+00:00

Monthly Spotlight – Tamara Dews

Tamara has been championing OBT since 2011 as a board member. Now on the Executive Committee, and as Board Secretary, Tamara continues to go above and beyond in her commitment to OBT and the NYC youth and adults we serve. We asked Tamara a few questions about why OBT is [...]

Monthly Spotlight – Tamara Dews2021-05-12T15:11:27+00:00

Bridge to Crafts Careers Masonry Restoration Technician Training Program Comes to Sunset Park

We are excited to have partnered with our neighbor, the National Historic Landmark Green-Wood Cemetery, to help young adults ranging from 18-27 learn essential skills to start a career in masonry restoration! This 10-week pilot program began in March and serves 10 New York City residents. The brainchild of World [...]

Bridge to Crafts Careers Masonry Restoration Technician Training Program Comes to Sunset Park2021-05-12T15:18:00+00:00

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow Announces New Interim Chief Executive Officer

Brooklyn, NY (Thursday, January 12, 2017) – After 11 years of serving as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow, Randy Peers announced he will be stepping down to take over as the first CEO of the newly formed Greater Reading Chamber and Economic Development Corporation [...]

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow Announces New Interim Chief Executive Officer2021-05-12T15:40:54+00:00

OBT is a Partner in Industry City’s New Community Job Training and Entrepreneurship Center

BROOKLYN, NY (April 7, 2016) – Job seekers and would-be entrepreneurs in Sunset Park, Red Hook, and other Southwest Brooklyn neighborhoods now have a new resource: an integrated employment and entrepreneur development center providing access to good-paying jobs and economic opportunities in the city’s technology, creative and manufacturing sectors. Known [...]

OBT is a Partner in Industry City’s New Community Job Training and Entrepreneurship Center2021-05-12T15:37:12+00:00

Y Roads Annouced as Partner in New Starbucks Opening in Jamaica, Queens – Part of a Nationwide Effort to Hire and Train Opportunity Youth in Diverse, Urban Communities

JAMAICA, N.Y.–Starbucks today unveiled its first-of-its-kind store in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens, New York, marking a key milestone in the company’s efforts to create pathways to meaningful training, employment and education for opportunity youth in one of America’s most diverse, yet underserved urban communities. The store in Jamaica is [...]

Y Roads Annouced as Partner in New Starbucks Opening in Jamaica, Queens – Part of a Nationwide Effort to Hire and Train Opportunity Youth in Diverse, Urban Communities2021-05-12T16:25:27+00:00

Answering the Call: A Young Men’s Empowerment Day – Elected officials and communities come together to mentor young men in Brooklyn

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow participated in an impactful event on Saturday Feb. 27th. We came together as a large community to empower over 150 men, some as young as 13, to provide mentorship, career advice, encouragement and professional clothing. Thanks NYC Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Brooklyn Borough President, Mr. Eric [...]

Answering the Call: A Young Men’s Empowerment Day – Elected officials and communities come together to mentor young men in Brooklyn2021-12-09T21:52:59+00:00

OBT Young Adult Internship Program Honored at Awards Ceremony

Brooklyn, NY – On Friday February, February 27, 2015, over 50 trainees from Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow’s (OBT) most recent Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) cycle were honored at an awards ceremony held at the Bedford Presbyterian Church in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.  Participants, OBT staff, employers and the greater [...]

OBT Young Adult Internship Program Honored at Awards Ceremony2021-05-12T16:17:14+00:00

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow Collaborates with Local Services Providers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Baxter Townsend, Communications Associate btownsend@obtjobs.org or (718) 369-0303 Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow Collaborates with Local Services Providers Organizations Host Services Fair for Mexican and Spanish-Speaking Immigrants in Bushwick Brooklyn, NY – Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) in collaboration with Churches United for Fair Housing (CUFFH), [...]

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow Collaborates with Local Services Providers2021-12-09T21:51:33+00:00
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