OBT TESTIFIES TO CITY COUNCIL CALLING FOR INVESTMENT IN YOUNG ADULTS

Testimony of Dr. Liliana Polo-Mckenna, Chief Executive Officer Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) Good morning. My name is Liliana Polo-Mckenna and I am the Chief Executive Officer at Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT). Thank you to the members of the Council for the opportunity to speak today. [...]

OBT TESTIFIES TO CITY COUNCIL CALLING FOR INVESTMENT IN YOUNG ADULTS2021-12-09T21:55:25+00:00

ESSENTIAL YET VULNERABLE: NYC’S HUMAN SERVICES NONPROFITS FACE FINANCIAL CRISIS DURING PANDEMIC

The individuals working at human services nonprofits arguably have been the unsung heroes of New York City’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Amid an unprecedented public health and economic crisis, the city’s human services organizations have provided vital, lifesaving services for the city’s most vulnerable communities—from delivering meals to homebound [...]

ESSENTIAL YET VULNERABLE: NYC’S HUMAN SERVICES NONPROFITS FACE FINANCIAL CRISIS DURING PANDEMIC2021-12-09T21:59:03+00:00

City’s Workforce Nonprofits, In Need More Than Ever, Face Their Own COVID-19 Crisis

Since coronavirus lockdown measures went into effect in March, the number of jobless residents in New York has surged: so far, the state has processed more than 2 million unemployment benefit applications, while the unemployment rate in the city alone jumped from 4.1 to 14.2 percent from March to April, according to [...]

City’s Workforce Nonprofits, In Need More Than Ever, Face Their Own COVID-19 Crisis2021-12-09T21:58:14+00:00

City’s Workforce Nonprofits, In Need More Than Ever, Face Their Own COVID-19 Crisis

Since coronavirus lockdown measures went into effect in March, the number of jobless residents in New York has surged: so far, the state has processed more than 2 million unemployment benefit applications, while the unemployment rate in the city alone jumped from 4.1 to 14.2 percent from March to April, [...]

City’s Workforce Nonprofits, In Need More Than Ever, Face Their Own COVID-19 Crisis2021-12-09T22:09:05+00:00

LETTER FROM OBT’S CEO & BOARD CHAIR RE: NYC BUDGET PRIORITIES

Dear Friends of OBT, In this moment of social and economic reckoning, we stand with our participants, staff, and partners as one with communities impacted by systemic inequality. We condemn unjustified violence which fuels protest and anger, and support peaceful protest to effectuate justice. We also recognize the barriers that [...]

LETTER FROM OBT’S CEO & BOARD CHAIR RE: NYC BUDGET PRIORITIES2021-12-09T22:09:39+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

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

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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