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“It’s like déjà vu working with my students. They sound just like me when I was a student! When they get discouraged, I can relate,” says Michelle Maldonado.
Terry Carroll, CYD’s new Director of Workforce, is excited about expanding career options for young adults.
CYD has had a successful youth workforce training partnership with Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development since 2015. More than 250 young people have completed healthcare certificate training, and 60% have gone on to employment in the medical field. This model offers critical insights as we look to prepare young adults to meet the training and employment challenges of a changed employment landscape post-COVID.
Since 2015, more than 200 young people have completed CYD’s postsecondary healthcare training program, The Career Academy. This innovative training program for our alumni and other city high school graduates is a partnership with Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development.