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NYC Workforce Investment Grant


In 2004, the City of New York Department of Small Business Services was awarded a two-year grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to improve the physical and programmatic accessibility of its Workforce 1 Career Centers. Cornell University's Yang-Tan Institute provides training and technical support to each Career Center through the use of the Universal Access-NY web site.

Project Activities

Cornell University's Program on Employment and Disability provides training and technical assistance to New York City's Workforce1 Career Centers through the following

Facilitator Training: Team facilitators are trained on the use of the Universal Access-NY web site.

Follow-up Technical Assistance: On-site technical assistance is provided to each Workforce1 Career Center.

Reports and Online Help: Career Center enter information into the Universal Access-NY site, which in turn is used to help guide decision-making and resource allocation.

About the Project

Funding Agency

City of New York

Principal Investigator

Thomas Golden


Contact Us

David Brewer
201 Dolgen Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: 607-254-4649
Fax: 607-255-2763
Email: drb22@cornell.edu

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