On June 28, 2012 New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) hosted its BNY Mellon sponsored 2012 Vocational Conference: ‘Looking to a Brighter Future’ at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Over 100 youth in foster care and agency workers attended the event which offered a variety of interactive workshops focused on resume writing, job interviews and networking…

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On June 29th, NYFC held the 2nd Annual Vocational Conference sponsored by BNY Mellon at NYU. Over 140 youth in foster care attended the event to explore the professional world and various employment opportunities available to them. The Conference helped attendees gain a greater understanding of essential professional development skills through workshops on resume writing,…

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NYFC held its third annual Educational Conference sponsored by the Neuberger Berman Foundation on April 21, 2011 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice to help high school students in foster care plan for post-secondary education. The conference was a joint effort between NYFC, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), Office of Children & Family…

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NYFC held its first annual Vocational Conference on February 17, 2010 to help older youth in foster care, who may not be college bound, make next steps onto finding meaningful employment. The conference was planned in partnership with the Administration for Children’s Services, FEGS, FedCap, and New York City foster care agencies. The youth who…

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