Bronx Private Industry Council Launches

Bronx Private Industry Council Launches|Bronx Private Industry Council Launches
(l-r) NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop; Abby Jo Sigal, HERE to HERE CEO; John Calvelli, Wildlife Conservation Society; Judy Dimon, HERE to HERE co-founder; Shamil Santos, University Heights High School student; Borough President Diaz; Gary Kesner, Silvercup Studios executive vice president and Dr. Edward Summers, Bronx PIC executive director.
Photo courtesy of HERE to HERE

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and HERE to HERE chairwoman Judy Dimon joined students, employers and community members on Monday, May 13 at the Bronx Zoo to celebrate the launch of the Bronx Private Industry Council, an employer-led, student-centered alliance transforming how businesses, schools and community organizations develop talent pipelines in the borough.

Founded by HERE to HERE in partnership with the Borough President’s Office, the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, and a diverse group of local employers and institutions, the PIC connects Bronx employers with the talent they need to achieve their long-term business goals, creates internships and work-based learning opportunities for Bronx students and helps to build a bright economic future for the borough.

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