Explore and implement programming for those already employed but looking to advance in their positions

A major concern among residents is the lack of high quality jobs with advancement opportunities. Many people are stuck in low-wage jobs but want to advance to more fulfilling employment that meets their financial needs.

  • Brookdale Community College offers a large number of advancement programs.
  • NAN Tech World in Newark, NJ trains residents to be a part of the growing information technology sector. Advocates are working to bring a location of Tech World or similar venture to Asbury Park.
Brookdale Community College offers a nursing program, which was one of the most desired job training programs according to the needs assessment

supporting data

0%
of residents say they would like to participate in training that would advance their job prospects

Data from 2017 Needs Assessment

0%
of residents say their job meets their financial needs

Data from 2017 Needs Assessment