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Impact Stories

Daris Glisson – Warehouse worker

When Daris Glisson, a 45-year-old African-American Clason Point resident, joined our Jobs Plus program in 2016, he was unemployed and had no clear career direction. At Jobs Plus, Daris obtained his OSHA Certification, received job readiness training, interview and resume preparation assistance, and job and career advancement referrals. The Jobs

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Goodwill NYNJ Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

This year on July 26, Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ (Goodwill NYNJ) marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA). This law prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, education, and public accommodations. While the ADA has provided the disability

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Goodwill NYNJ program helps NYCHA residents find employment

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ, Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ) has continued to place people in employment during the Covid-19 pandemic. One of its 46 programs in the New York City metropolitan region, Jobs-Plus in The Bronx has placed more than 20 NYCHA residents in Covid-19 related positions like

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Goodwill NYNJ & Deloitte team up to create a world with no barriers to employment

Twenty-two employees from Deloitte spent their annual #ImpactThatMatters Day volunteering at Goodwill NYNJ with 50 participants from our Youth Pathways and Limited English Proficiency programs on Friday, June 7. Our Workforce Development programs prepare individuals for a successful entry into sector-based career pathways and sustainable employment. Goodwill NYNJ President &

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Goodwill NYNJ & Google Celebrate 1st Year of Tech Training With Hands-on Session

New York, NY (March 20, 2019) – Goodwill® Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ, Inc. and Google led a tech skills training session for learners at Goodwill’s Brooklyn site at 25 Elm Place, 3rd floor; Brooklyn, NY 11201. The hands-on learning event celebrated that Goodwill NYNJ has exceeded all training and placement