On September 18, 2013, the NYC Council Youth Services Committee held a hearing on “Challenges Faced by Young Adults in the New York City Labor Market”. Lazar Treschan of the Community Service Society, delivered the following testimony, highlighting the extent of youth disconnection and calling on the City to preserve [Continue Reading...]
The Campaign for Tomorrow's Workforce (CTW) is a coalition of organizations and leaders committed to envisioning, championing, and building a system to solve the crisis of "disconnected" young adults aged 16 to 24 who are neither in school nor engaged in work.
The Campaign for Tomorrow's Workforce is coordinated by: the Community Service Society (CSS), Neighborhood Family Services Coalition (NFSC), and United Neighborhood Houses (UNH).
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The Campaign for Tomorrow's Workforce will be testifying at this afternoon's City Council Budget Hearing on the FY2014 DYCD budget. CTW is calling for expanded investment in the city's adult literacy services in light of the already existing tremendous unmet need and increasing demand for literacy services as a result [Continue Reading...]
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On October 25, Mayor Bloomberg signed into law three new pieces of legislation that will improve the way young people on public assistance (PA) currently receive services. These new laws will make it easier for young adults to access public assistance (PA) and be informed of their [Continue Reading...]
Yesterday the New York State Board of Regents approved a State Education Department proposal to grandfather GED sub-test scores from 203 to 2013, as acceptable for use in obtaining an HSE in the new testing system, through 2015. Article here, Regents Memo here.
This is a [Continue Reading...]
From GED to TASC: Understanding the 2014 Changes to New York's High School Equivalency Testing System.
The Campaign for Tomorrow's Workforce invites you to join us on Wednesday, July 17th, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm for an informational session and discussion of the changes to New [Continue Reading...]
Download the latest CTW summary of GED® changes in NYS- what you need to know about the new test system, and what New York needs to do to prepare:
CTW GED HSE Overview (May 2013)
ACTION ALERT: Contact State Legislators NOW to Protect Access to a NYS High School Equivalency Diploma!
Issue: Access to a NYS High School Equivalency Diploma is at serious risk under current state budget proposals. In response to changes to the GED® exam at the national [Continue Reading...]
On Friday December 17, the Campaign for Tomorrow’s Workforce co-led a workshop with the NYC Office of Human Capital Development (OHCD) at the New York City Employment & Training Coalition’s (NYCETC) 2012 Workforce Development Summit. CTW led participants in a discussion of changes to high school equivalency testing in New [Continue Reading...]