August
15

Empire Outlets Developer Offers Job Training to Staten Islanders

NY1: “Empire Outlets Developer Offers Job Training to Staten Islanders“ Amanda Farinacci reports on the Center for Frontline Retail’s partnership with BFC Partners and the Staten Island Business Outreach Center. “When the city’s first outlet center opens on Staten Island early next year, its developers are hoping that the 1,200 jobs created will benefit the […]

August
13

Exclusive: Empire Outlets to Hire More Than 1,200 Through Workforce Program

STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE: “Exclusive: Empire Outlets to Hire More Than 1,200 Through Workforce Program“ Tracey Porpora wrote about the city and owners of Empire Outlets’ commitment to local hiring at New York City’s first outlet center through a new workforce training program starting in September. “Empire Outlets, which is owned by BFC Partners and Goldman Sachs, is expected […]

February
10

Customer Service Training at GO

GRACE OUTREACH: “Customer Service Training at GO” Grace Outreach wrote a blog post about the first CFR Customer Service Training held at Grace Outreach in February 2017. “A dozen GO graduates, of various experience levels, attended the informative and engaging training and earned industry-recognized customer service certifications. Over the course of three days, they learned about a […]

August
29

Organizing Gets Fashionable: Zara Workers Beat the Odds

LABOR NOTES: “Organizing Gets Fashionable: Zara Workers Beat the Odds“ Sonia Singh at Labor Notes wrote about the #ChangeZara campaign, which was supported by the Center for Frontline Retail and our members, and won advanced notice of scheduling, better hours and wages, and opportunities for advancement for workers at Manhattan Zara locations. She wrote about […]

July
18

This Funder Sees Child Care as a Key to Bolstering Economic Justice for Women

INSIDE PHILANTHROPY: “This Funder Sees Child Care as a Key to Bolstering Economic Justice for Women“ Kiersten Marek at Inside Philanthropy wrote about the work being done by one of CFR’s funders, the Ms. Foundation for Women, to support child care in New York City. Of Ms. Foundation grantees, she wrote: “Grantees range widely in terms of […]

March
25

#31Days of Feminism: Anika Campbell

NBC NEWS: “#31Days of Feminism: Anika Campbell“ Throughout the month of March, NBCBLK, NBCLatino, and NBC Asian America have partnered with the Ms. Foundation for Women for #31Days of Feminism to spotlight women of color who, through their actions and words, lead the way toward a more equal world. NBC highlighted Executive Director Anika Campbell and […]

March
24

#31Days of Feminism: Fierce Feminists Fighting for Equality Everyday

NBC NEWS: “#31Days of Feminism: Fierce Feminists Fighting for Equality Everyday“ Throughout the month of March, the Ms. Foundation for Women partnered with NBCBLK, NBCLatino, and NBC Asian America to spotlight women of color who, through their actions and words, lead the way toward a more equal world. This multimedia digital campaign featured the voices and […]

February
18

Why I Got Covered

THE MODEL ALLIANCE: “Why I Got Covered“ Christina Ionno from the Model Alliance writes about her experience with Frontline’s Health Care Access Program. “Recently, I became a member of the Model Alliance and I discovered their health care partnership with the Center for Frontline Retail. I decided to make a free appointment to check my […]