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Brooklyn Workforce Innovations

Brooklyn, NY | http://www.bwiny.org
Joined in May 2002

About Us

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) is a community-based network of social enterprises and job-training programs in South Brooklyn. Its mission is to empower low- and moderate-income people by creating living-wage employment opportunities and access to career paths. It creates stable, long-term employment through creation of job-generating community enterprises and job-training and placement programs.

BWI seeks to develop programs that counter prevailing market inequalities (especially those based on race and gender) and contribute to a broader movement for economic justice. Its innovative approach to economic and workforce development combines social purpose business creation, sectorally-targeted skills training programs rooted in employer demand, and extensive pre- and post-placement support services. By developing businesses and leveraging jobs in targeted sectors, we ensure that there is real market-oriented employer demand which means our participants will have access to real jobs. By providing skills training in those fields, we ensure that training is targeted to these jobs. We also focus on providing long-term, ongoing social supports to ensure that our participants have all the tools they need to get into permanent jobs that pay a living wage and bring a sense of personal accomplishment and satisfaction.

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI) is a community-based network of social enterprises and job-training programs in South Brooklyn. Its mission is to empower low- and moderate-income people by creating living-wage employment…

Issue Areas Include

  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Job & Workplace

Location

  • 621 Degraw Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11217

Photos for Brooklyn Workforce Innovations

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  • Made in New York Production Assistant Training

Current listings by Brooklyn Workforce Innovations

JobsLocationDate Posted
Program Director “Made in NY” Post Production Training ProgramBrooklyn, NYFebruary 22, 2021

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