Press Releases

Mayor de Blasio Announces Record Number of Summer Jobs in Ladders for Leaders
Mayor de Blasio Press Release, 7/3/2017

Mayor de Blasio and Senior Advisor Gabrielle Fialkoff Launch Ad Campaign Encouraging Employers to Hire Summer Interns
Mayor de Blasio Press Release, 3/13/2017

Mayor de Blasio Marks National Mentoring Month with Launch of NYC Youth Mentoring Initiative
Mayor de Blasio Press Release, 1/11/2017

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Commissioner Chong Host "Smiles of Love" Holiday Gift Distribution in Harlem
Mayor de Blasio Press Release, 12/17/2016

City expands program helping absent dads become better parents
New York Post story, 11/07/2016

Mayor de Blasio, Council Speaker Mark-Viverito, DYCD Commissioner Chong Kick Off Summer Youth Employment Program with Record 60,000 Jobs and 10,000 Worksites
Press Release, 7/15/2016

DYCD Extends Application Deadline For New York City's Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)
Press Release, 4/13/2016

DYCD Now Accepting Applications For City's Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP); Star Of "Shark Tank" And Syep Alumni Daymond John Records Public Service Announcements For Young People And Employers
Press Release, 3/1/2016
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On United Nations Day, City Announces New Initiative For Seventh Graders To Become Junior Ambassadors
Press Release, 10/23/2015

New York Liberty And NYC Department Of Youth & Community Development Announce Partnership To Create Junior Liberty Basketball League
Press Release, 8/12/2015

Mayor De Blasio, DYCD Commissioner Chong Visit Training Boot Camp For City's 'SONYC" Middle School After-School Providers
Mayor de Blasio Press Release, 8/25/2014

Friedrich Donates 150 Air Conditioners To Cool 38 Cornerstone Programs At NYCHA Sites
Press Release, 7/29/2014

DYCD Launches Contest To Rename City's Afterschool Program
Press Release, 4/16/2014