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

Data from 2017 Needs Assessment

of residents say their job meets their financial needs

Data from 2017 Needs Assessment

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