Core Partners

We encourage all interested organizations and employers throughout New York State to get involved in Invest in Skills NY.  Your voice and perspective should help drive New York State’s vision for workforce development.  You can engage with Invest in Skills in three ways – as a Steering Community Member; Regional Advocate; or Supporter.  Click Here to Download Additional Information about engaging with Invest in Skills NY.

Steering Committee Membership

  • Support the work of the core partners to serve as the coordinating entity to Invest in Skills NY
  • Provides leadership and vocal advocacy within your region; such as regional convening, op-ed writing, etc.
  • Meet bi-weekly via conference call or in person meetings in NYC or Albany
  • Actively engage the Governor’s office and NYS Legislature
  • Disseminate Invest in Skills NY information and action alerts to your members and network
  • Follow Invest in Skills NY website and actively engage on social media using #InvestinSkillsNY

Regional Advocate

  • Connect monthly with the Invest in Skills NY core partners or campaign?
  • Locally engage NYS Legislative leaders and when able, engage in Albany
  • Disseminate Invest in Skills NY information and action alerts to your members and network
  • Follow Invest in Skills NY website and actively engage on social media using #InvestinSkillsNY


  • Follow the Invest in Skills NY website and social media for updates
  • Disseminate Invest in Skills NY information and action alerts to your members and network
  • Sign on to letters of support for the campaign
  • Actively engage on social media using #InvestinSkillsNY

Invest In Skills NY Partners (as of 3/18/18)

Advanced Tool Inc.
Alchar Printing
Alcohol & Drug Council of Tompkins County
All Round Foods Bakery Products, Inc.
Allyn Family Foundation
Amphenol Aerospace
Applied BioPhysics Inc.
Arc of Rensselaer County
Arc of Ulster-Greene
Bed Stuy Restoration
Buffalo Employment and Training Center
Bridges from School to Work
Buffalo & Erie County Workforce Investment Board, Inc.
Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center
Buffalo Urban League
Business Council of New York
Capabilities, Inc.
Capital Region BOCES
Capital Region Chamber
Capital Region Workforce Development Board
Cattaraugus Allegany Erie Wyoming BOCES
Cayuga-Cortland Workforce Development Board
Center for Employment Opportunities
CenterState CEO
Central New York Community Foundation
Chemung County Chamber of Commerce
Chenango Delaware Otsego Workforce NY
Chenango Delaware Otsego Workforce Board
Chinese-American Planning Council
City of Rochester
Clinton County Employment and Training Administration
CNC Technical Solutions INC
Coalition on Human Needs
Columbia Greene Workforce Development Board
Commission on Economic Opportunity for the Greater Capital Region, Inc. (CEO)
Community Action Organization of Erie County
Community Connections for Youth
Comprehensive Development Inc.
Cortland County Employment & Training
County of Erie Department of Equal Employment Opportunity Diversity and Inclusion
Chemung Schuyler Steuben Workforce New York
Dell's Plumbing and Heating
Drasgow, Inc.
Eckerd Connects
El Barrio's Operation Fightback Inc.
Erie 1 BOCES
Executive Consultants of New York, Corp./ ECNY Foundation, Inc.
Fingar Insurance
Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc.
Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES
General Assembly
Genesee County EDC
Genesee-Livingston-Orleans-Wyoming Workforce Development Board
Glen Cove CDA/IDA
Goodwill NY/NJ
Grace Outreach
Grant Associates
Greater Southern Tier BOCES
Greece Central School District
Greene County Chamber of Commerce
HeartShare Human Services of New York
Henry Street Settlement
Herkimer County Working Solutions
Hispanic Federation
Home Instead Senior Care
Hostos Community College, CUNY Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Hot Bread Kitchen
Hudson Valley Community College Corporate Programs and Workforce Development Institute
Jean McPheeters Consulting, LLC

Jefferson-Lewis Workforce Development office
Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Adult and Community Education
Kingsborough Community College
Kool Temp Heating & Cooling Inc.
LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York
Literacy Assistance Center
Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley
Literacy New York-Buffalo-Niagara, Inc.
Literacy Solutions NY, Inc.
Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County
Literacy West NY, Inc.
Lower East Side Employment Network
Madison Strategies Group
Madison-Oneida BOCES
Mid - Bronx Council Services, Inc.
Millennial Strategies, LLC
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency
Mohawk Valley Community College
Nassau BOCES
New Hope Community
New Settlement Apartments
New Settlement Community Settlement
New Workforce Advance at Madison Strategies Group
New York Association of Training & Employment Programs
New York Association of Adult Continuing and Community Education, Inc. (NYACCE)
New York City Employment and Training Coalition
New York City Workforce Development Board
New York Immigration Coalition
New York State Economic Development Council
Next Advance, Inc.
Niagara County Workforce Development Board
Nine Pin Ciderworks LLC
Nontraditional Employment for Women
North Country Workforce Development Board
Nubian Directions II, Inc./New Directions YouthBuild AmeriCorps Partnership
NY Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation
NYC Department of Education
NYC Labor Market Information Service
NYS Education Department / ACCES-VR
NYS YouthBuild Coalition - Representing 18 NYS YouthBuild Programs
NYSARC Inc., Columbia County Chapter
Oetiker NY Inc.
Office of Workforce Development, Strategic Community Partnerships & Continuing Education at Kingsborough Community College, CUNY
Oneida County Workforce Development
Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
Orange Works Employment & Training Administration
Orleans County Job Development Agency
Our Ability
Pathfinder Village
Per Scholas
PGS Millwork, Inc.
Phipps Neighborhoods
Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES
Rebuilding Together NYC
Rensselaer County Economic Development & Planning/Rensselaer County IDA
Rensselaer County One Stop Career Center
Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
RochesterWorks, Inc.

Roundabout Theatre
Savvy Hires
Schenectady City School District/Washington Irving Educational Center
Schenectady Community Action Program
Schenectady Works | City Mission
Schwartz Heslin Group, Inc.
Social Enterprise and Training Center (SEAT)
Schenectady YouthBuild
Southern Westchester BOCES
Square One Coating Systems, LLC
St Nicks Alliance
Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs
SUNY Orange
SUNY Schenectady County Community College
Taconic Biosciences
The Arc Erie County New York
The Arc Otsego
The Bank of Greene County
The Computing Center
The Doe Fund
The Door
The Dorothy and Marshall M Reisman Foundation
The Financial Clinic
The HOPE Program/Sustainable South Bronx
The Knowledge House (TKH)
The Osborne Association, Inc.
The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc.
The Workforce NY Career Center at Columbia-Greene Community College
The WorkPlace (American Job Center)
Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
Tompkins Workforce Development Board
Ulster County Community Action Committee, Inc.
Ulster YouthBuild Partnership
Union Settlement Association
United Activities Unlimited / YouthWINS
United Neighborhood Houses
United Way of Central New York, Inc.
University Settlement
UPSEU Chief Shop Steward for Columbia County
Urban Resource Institute
Vital Vio, Inc.
Wayne County IDA/Economic Development and Planning Department
Westchester Community College
Westhab, Inc.
WIB Inc. dba Chautauqua Works
Work Train, CenterState CEO
Workforce Career Readiness
Workforce Development Board of Herkimer, Madison and Oneida Counties
Workforce Development Board of Oneida Herkimer Madison Counties
Workforce Development Board of Oswego County
Workforce Professionals Training Institute
Working Solutions Rom-Oneida
Wyoming County Community Action Inc.
Yates County Workforce Development/Finger Lakes Works Yates
You B U Inc.
Young Invincibles
Youth Action Programs and Homes, Inc.
Youth Action YouthBuild East Harlem
YouthBuild Long Island

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