Left to right, New Haven Works graduate Osikhena Awudu watches New Haven Works member Angela Moore, Governor Dannel Malloy, Yale President-Elect Peter Salovey and New Haven Works volunteer Kamilia Norfleet cut the ceremonial ribbon at the grand opening of New Haven Works at 205 Whitney Ave. in New Haven on 6/5/2013.Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register AG0501C
June 2013
Josue Rodriguez had been unemployed for four months and sent out more than 100 resumes before his pastor passed his resume to the New Haven Works program as it was launching a pilot program in March. Now, the Newhallville resident has a temporary...
New chief Reynolds (right) at Wednesday’s board meeting.
December 2012
It’s not open yet to meet job-seekers, but New Haven’s emerging “pipeline” has a new office, interim chief and bylaws. Organizers of the pipeline—a year-long effort so far to funnel unemployed and underemployed New Haveners into existing jobs—took...
Bruce Alexander
September 2012
Yale Vice President Bruce Alexander was honored in August by the New Haven Board of Alderman’s Black and Hispanic Caucus for his service to the community. Alexander, who heads Yale’s Office of New Haven and State Affairs, was given the...
Dry run: Job-seekers at a recent city-run screening session.
August 2012
New Haven’s civic leaders have hatched an idea: Create a new organization. And 1,000 New Haveners will find jobs over the next four years. The idea is the result of meetings of a “working group” at the Chamber of Commerce involving corporate honchos...
Yale’s Lauren Zucker speaks with Dwight Alderman Frank Douglass.
July 2012
In a discussion about improving town/gown relations with Yale, city lawmakers offered several suggestions: help set up the “jobs pipeline,” expand the university’s homebuyer program, and extend Yale shuttle service to all New Haveners. Bruce...