East New York job center focuses on helping NYCHA tenants

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A new job center opening in East New York is aimed at connecting NYCHA tenants with employment opportunities.

Sherwin Darden, a NYCHA tenant who lives at the Penn-Wortman Houses, has already taken advantage of what the center has to offer. He is now a community coach at the new center. Darden says he's already found nine people jobs. 

Officials say the center is more than a career center, it's a life center that offers resources like job training, mental health counseling and scholarships.

The new center is one of 10 throughout the city.

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