7.Facilitate coordination among workforce development nonprofits, local businesses, environmental contractors, and the City to explore potential to create job training programs
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Several local models for workforce development exist and should be built upon, including Stronger Together, a multi-year collaborative initiative to address economic disparities and combat generational poverty, led by Fifth Avenue Committee, Inc. in partnership with Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, Red Hook Initiative, and the Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corporation. This collaboration will provide adult education and literacy classes as well as sector-based workforce development training paired with employer-focused job placement and retention assistance.