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Partners & Supporters

Leadership: See why our partners and supporters are working so hard to make this happen.

"Opportunities Long Island is a major step forward for the graduates. They gain the opportunity to establish lifelong careers through union jobs with good pay and benefits. This is the high road to economic development, representing real progress for people and communities. Local economies will thrive with the addition of jobs and incomes which can break the cycle of joblessness and poverty."

John R. Durso
President, Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

“OLI is an excellent opportunity for YouthBuild graduates seeking a career in the Union Building Trades. Through this program, graduates can achieve stability and success that will enhance and enrich the quality of their lives on Long Island.”

Rick Wertheim
SVP Housing and Green Initiatives, United Way of Long Island
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