In the News

STRIVE Names David Melendez National Vice President, Development & Communications
Press Release
August 7, 2017

New York City Nonprofit Partners with Cornell University to Help Close Unemployment Gap, Prepare Underserved Youth for Foodservice and Hospitality Jobs
Press Release
July 20, 2017

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s family owns Fast Money on Celebrity Family Feud
Entertainment Weekly
July 8, 2017

US Department of Labor Announces Over $72M in Grants to Improve Employment Opportunities for Justice-Involved Individuals
U.S. Department of Labor
June 27, 2017

City Hosts Fourteenth STRIVE NOLA Graduation
Press Release
June 9, 2017

Developers Fund New Rochelle Job Center
Westfair Communications
June 1, 2017

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Talks Resilience with Local Job Skills Trainees
The New Orleans Advocate
May 9, 2017

New Rochelle Launches “First Source Referral Center”
Press Release
May 26, 2017

Goldman Sachs Professionals Help Jobs Training Program
Goldman Sachs Careers Blog
May 4, 2017

JPMorgan Chase Invests in Health Care Job Training
Crain’s Health Pulse
April 26, 2017

Edward M. Powell Named Executive Director of JRI’s STRIVE Boston
Press Release
April 20, 2017

JPMorgan Chase Commits $8.6 Million to Fill Well-Paying, High-Demand Healthcare Jobs
Business Wire
April 20, 2017

After a Troubled Childhood, a High School Dropout gets Sweet Redemption
Crain’s New York Business
April 5, 2017

Job Training, Placement Program Seeks Flint Residents
M Live News
March 31, 2017

Mayor de Blasio Announces Re-Entry Services for Everyone in City Jails by End of This Year
Press Release
March 29, 2017

Mayor Landrieu Announces STRIVE Future Leaders Program Supporting Youth Involved in Justice Systems
Press Release
March 16, 2017

Philip Weinberg on Dollars & Change
Wharton Business Radio
March 7, 2017

DA Vance Invests $58 Million In Youth And Families To Prevent Crime
Press Release
February 27, 2017

STRIVE Names Three New Members to Its Board of Directors
Press Release
January 13, 2017

STRIVE – Teaching ‘Soft Skills’
Moultrie News
November 28, 2016

New York Companies Profit from Giving Away Their Time
Crain’s New York
November 22, 2016

Crowell & Moring Partner Paul J. Pollock Receives Lawyers Alliance for New York 2016 Cornerstone Award for Pro Bono Service
Crowell & Moring
November 21, 2016

STRIVE Celebrates Dads With Comedy and Inspiration
Press Release
November 18, 2016

Second Chance Act Grantees Receive DOL Grants to Continue Reentry Efforts
Council of State Governments
October 25, 2016

The Step UP Network Brings STRIVE International for the First Time to South Carolina
Press Release
August 9, 2016

Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance Announce 2016 Youth Opportunity Fund Grant Recipients in 10 U.S. Cities
Press Release
August 4, 2016

East Harlem Talent Network Celebrates 100th Placement
Press Release
July 29, 2016

The Starbucks Foundation Awards $1.3 Million in Opportunity for Youth Grants
Press Release
July 13, 2016

US Labor Department announces $64.5m in grants as part of Obama Administration’s efforts to break cycle of poverty, crime and incarceration
U.S. Department of Labor
June 24, 2016

From broken to breaking through
June 8, 2016

Trust Gives $11 Million to 80 Nonprofits in Year’s Biggest Round of Grants
New York Community Trust
June 6, 2016

Program aims to get young people of color ready for the job market
CBS Evening News w/Scott Pelley
April 1, 2016

Nonprofits Picked to Participate in Chirlane McCray’s Mental-Health Initiative
Crain’s New York Business
March 11, 2016

Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City Selects 14 Community-Based Organizations Citywide to Join $30 Million Connections to Care Partnership
Press Release
March 11, 2016

Jobs for Minorities (Letter to the Editor)
The New York Times
March 3, 2016

East Harlem Workforce Development Initiative to Place 180 Individuals in Jobs by Spring 2017
Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone
December 3, 2015

Center for Urban Families launches workforce development program at West Baltimore School
The Baltimore Sun
November 16, 2015

STRIVE Celebrates 30 Years of Transforming Lives Through Employment
Press Release
November 12, 2015

The Importance of Job Training Programs and STEM Programs in NYC
New York Amsterdam News
October 15, 2015

AT&T, STRIVE, and Assemblyman Wright Celebrate Success of Students Graduating From Job Readiness Program
AT&T News Release
September 18, 2015

Unrealistic child support orders hurt rather than help
The Baltimore Sun
August 2015

Could This Program Stem Surging Violence at Rikers Island?
July 2015

Aim to B’More Press Conference @ CFUF (w/Baltimore State’s Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, Esq.)
May 2015

‘Strive New Orleans’ program offers its graduates hope as well as job skills
The New Orleans Advocate
May 2015

Rikers Program Provides “Green Technology” Job Training, Placements
The Justice Center: The Council of State Governments
April 2015

Prison Program A Start For Malloy’s ‘Second Chance Society’
Hartford Courant
April 2015

Rikers Inmates Graduate Pilot Re-Entry Program
January 2015

Ronda Changes the Course of Her Life
United Way of Pitt County
Fall 2014

These People Want To Work, And Nothing Is Beneath Them
San Diego Reader
October 15, 2014

Center for Urban Families Is Helping Fathers Step Up
Philanthropy Magazine
Fall 2014

New Talent Center To Tackle High East Harlem Unemployment
The Uptowner
October 6, 2014

Hire East Harlem Press Release
The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone
October 6, 2014

Helping New Yorkers Get Back to Work and Enabling Incarcerated Parents Maintain Relationships with their Children (podcast)
Human Services News and Views
October 2014

STRIVE Honored by ABNY Foundation
New York Nonprofit Press
June 3, 2014

East Harlem Businesses, Non-Profits, Religious Groups and Government Officials Announce New Initiatives to Enhance Economic Growth and Vitality of East Harlem
East Harlem Community Alliance Press Release
April 9, 2014

Fulfilling Obama Initiative, Rangel and Business Leaders Discuss Ways to Help Long-Term Unemployed Workers
Representative Charles Rangel Press Release
March 5, 2014

STRIVE and NYCDOC Announce $300,000 U.S. Dept. of Justice Grant
STRIVE International Press Release
November 18, 2013

STRIVE Signs Letter to Bring WIA to Floor
October 31, 2013

STRIVE Names Two New Members to Its Board of Directors 
STRIVE International Press Release
October 27, 2013

ABC Nightline’s Coverage of STRIVE’s Patient Navigator Training 
ABC Nightline News
October 1, 2013

STRIVE Names Lakythia Ferby Vice President of Programs 
STRIVE International Press Release
September 16, 2013

STRIVE Helps Disadvantaged New Yorkers Find Work 
Eye On NY with Dana Tyler
June 18, 2013

STRIVE Women’s Empowerment Luncheon Raises $150k 
New York Nonprofit Press
June 12, 2013

It’s time to give workers basic skills
February 11, 2013

STRIVE and the problem of the long-term unemployed
David Jones of Community Service Society, The Huffington Post
September 5, 2012

Social Worker proud to see job training program become reality TV
Social Workers Speak, National Association of Social Workers
August 27, 2012

“Get to Work” Focuses on Social Worker’s Job Training Program
Social Workers Speak, National Association of Social Workers
August 15, 2012

Boot camp for the “unemployable”
Newsroom, CNN
August 13, 2012

TV Review: “Get to Work”
Hank Stuever, The Washington Post
August 13, 2012

“STRIVE” for Success
Elizabeth Lazarowitz, New York Daily News
August 13, 2012

Hardcore Job Program Helps Unlikely “Get to Work”
Tell Me More, NPR
August 13, 2012

TV shows gets unemployed to “Work”
Jill Radsken, Boston Herald
August 13, 2012

“Get to Work” tracks a job-focused book camp for the least employable Americans
Kristin Hohenadel, Fast Company
August 13, 2012

Tough Love in a Tough Job Market
Neil Genzlinger, The New York Times
August 12, 2012

“Get to Work” focuses on painful economic realities
Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times
August 12, 2012

A new documentary series about unemployment in America
Let’s Talk Live, ABC7 DC
August 10, 2012

Group Strives to Spread Word on Unemployment Programs
Emily Cahn, Roll Call
August 10, 2012

Sundance turns lens to the jobless
Patrick Gavin, Politico
August 8, 2012

Major Updates at STRIVE
NYC Employment and Training Coalition, Workforce Weekly
August 3rd, 2012

STRIVE – A Model for Helping the Chronically Unemployed
David Jones of the Community Service Society, “Urban Agenda” in the New Amsterdam News
August 2nd, 2012

San Diego ex-convicts featured on job-seeking reality show 
UT San Diego
August 1, 2012

STRIVE Gets $620K from Walmart for Skills Training
New York Nonprofit Press
July 31, 2012

STRIVE Gets $5 Million to Serve Juvenile Offenders
New York Nonprofit Press
June 28, 2012

STRIVE Helps Those Looking for Work Get Training
PIX11 Morning News, WPIX
May 25, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg Visits STRIVE
February 8, 2012

Reducing Black Joblessness, One Job at a Time
Jarrett Murphy, City Limits
May 10, 2010

Feature on STRIVE
CNN Student News
February 11, 2010

Lesley Stahl features “STRIVE”
“60 Minutes,” CBS
May 4, 1997