Mayor Adams Visits Bronx Hiring Hall at Lehman College

Mayor Adams Visits Bronx Hiring Hall at Lehman College

By Robert Press

Close to one thousand people came to Lehman College to apply for one of the twelve thousand jobs Mayor Eric Adams said were available at the second Bronx Hiring Hall. There  were three long lines for the Health and Hospitals Corporation which has three hospitals in the Bronx and eleven full service hospitals in New York City.  Bronx Borough President Vanea Gibson also stopped in to see how thing were going in the “Boogie Down Bronx”.

New York City agencies such as the Administration for Children’s Services, Civic Engagement Unit, Department of Citywide Services, Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Buildings, Department of Transportation, Department of Sanitation, Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NYC Health and Hospitals, and the New York Police Department. Also on hand were the Mayor’s Public Engagement Unit, Office of Citywide Recruitment, and Union DC 37 as resources. 



This was the lines, all three of them for the Health and Hospitals table.

Mayor Eric Adams came in to check on the Hiring Hall, as did Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson.

Mayor Adams is introduced by Executive Deputy Commissioner of DCAS  Beatrice Thuo, with DCAS Hiring Hall volunteer Katrina Porter.

Mayor Adams introduced Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson.

Bronx Borough President Gibson thanked the mayor for coming, and having the Hiring Hall again in the ‘Boogie Down Bronx’.

Mayor Adams said that there are twelve thousand good paying city jobs that need to be filled.

Mayor Adams stopped to talk to many of the people who came to the Bronx Hiring Hall.
The mayor also took photos with some of the people looking to work for the city.
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