Effective Workforce and Entrepreneurship Strategies to Serve Older New Yorkers and the Quarterly Meeting of the Workforce Funders

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am EST
Philanthropy New York; 1500 Broadway, 7th Floor, NYC 10036
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The New York City’s older adult population has grown rapidly in recent years both in size and diversity. New York City now has more people over the age of 65 than children ages 10 or younger. Since 1965, the growth in the population over 65 has mostly come from the increase in immigration. In addition, the long-term changes in the economy that accelerated with the 2008-2011 recession have significantly impacted many adults over 50. The growth in size and diversity of older New Yorkers has serious implications for service delivery. Age discrimination makes it harder for older individuals, especially women to be hired into new jobs. Unfortunately, too little emphasis is placed on developing new customized workforce strategies for assisting older New Yorkers to enter and advance in an increasingly competitive economy.

  • The demographic data on the older population in New York City
  • New training and entrepreneurship options for various groups of older New Yorkers


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All interested funders.


8:45 - 9:00 AM  Check-in
9:00 - 11:00 AM  Program

Registration is required by December 11.
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Guests of NYC Workforce Funders: Please email register@philanthropynewyork.org with your name, title, organizational affiliation, business mailing address, and phone number. Please indicate by which organizer you were invited. (no fee)

Non-Member Funders: Please email register@philanthropynewyork.org. ($150 fee)

Please note: To ensure fairness among our members, we reserve the right to limit the number of attendees per organization for select professional development programs.

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