News and Updates


5BORO’s NYC Staffing Report: What They’re Saying

Tune in to hear 5BORO: NY1’s Inside City Hall: NYC has estimated 23,000 vacant positions across agencies: report WNYC The Brian Lehrer Show: NYC’s Municipal Staffing Shortage BronxNet Open BxRx: 5BORO: “Solving the NYC Staffing Crisis Report” 5BORO in the news: amNY: Adapt to fill the gap: NYC should embrace remote work, hire recruitment czar […]

Grace Rauh: Calls for the City to Recruit Tech Workers for NYC Public Jobs

Grace Rauh the Executive Director of the Five Borough Institute spoke live on 1010 WINS Newsline with Budd Mishkin about why the city should take advantage of the recent lay-offs in the tech industry.

NEW YORK TIMES: The Influential Group Helping Eric Adams Identify a Vision for New York

A group of New York City business and civic leaders is backing an initiative to create a handful of important, realistic policy goals for Mayor Eric Adams, filling what they believe is a critical hole in his administration’s vision for the city.

Politico: Adams Ally to Launch Municipal Think Tank

The group is being established as a “non-profit, non-partisan clearinghouse for great urban policy ideas and pragmatic solutions to chronic problems,” according to a four-page memo.

5BORO: Public Service Loan Forgiveness

This is why we urge everyone to spread the word of an important and looming deadline — October 31st, 2022 — that, if they act in time, can bring major financial relief to 250,000 New Yorkers in public and nonprofit jobs who have active student loans.