The Center For An Urban Future Has Tons Of Ideas From New Yorkers To Revive NYC’s Economy

The Center for an Urban Future has a new blueprint for NYC’s economic recovery, featuring concrete ideas from more than 175 New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis to spur a lasting and equitable economic recovery in New York. Continue Reading →


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Tech Jobs Are Fueling NYC’s Recovery, A Big New Investment In Tech Training From Harlem To Hollis Is Needed

By Jonathan Bowles

A month before the pandemic hit New York, my colleagues and I at the Center for an Urban Future published a report urging city officials to make a bold new commitment. Continue Reading →


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Black-And Asian-Owned Businesses Grow While Hispanic-Owned Decline, Says CUF

The Center for an Urban Future reports that the latest study reveals that over the past five years the number of Hispanic-owned businesses decreased by 8.7 percent citywide, and by 23 percent in the Bronx. Continue Reading →


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NYC’s Glaring Racial Disparities In Employment, Reports Center For An Urban Future

In a new Center for an Urban Future report which concludes that for New York City to achieve an equitable and inclusive economic recovery.

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Tren’ness Woods-Black And Others Help NYC’s Immigrant-And Minority-Owned Small Businesses Recover

In recent months, CUF has shined a light on the disproportionate damage done by the pandemic to the city’s immigrant- and minority-owned small businesses, while elevating solutions to help cushion the blow and ensure an inclusive recovery. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Tren’ness Woods-Black And Others Offer Ideas To Boost Minority And Immigrant-Owned Businesses In Crisis

Yesterday marked the beginning of the gradual reopening of New York City’s economy, but there is much policymakers will need to do in the weeks and months ahead to ensure that the city’s economic recovery is inclusive and equitable. Continue Reading →


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