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).

For more information contact us:
Community Service Society
Lazar Treschan
Neighborhood Family Services Coalition
Gigi Li
United Neighborhood Houses
Kevin Douglas
212-967-0322, x345

Top News

Youth Services Hearing on Youth Labor Market Challenges

October 2nd, 2013 by Kevin

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...]

CTW Urges City Council to Fund Community Based Adult Literacy Programs

March 6th, 2013 by Kevin

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...]

CTW Has Gone Digital!

February 19th, 2013 by Kevin

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CTW Recommendations Signed into NYC Law

November 7th, 2012 by Kevin


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...]

Crain's Highlights GED Implications for NYS

September 7th, 2012 by Kevin
In a recent article, Daniel Massey of Crain's New York Business discusses the state's response to GED® test changes and the scramble to identify alternative assessments. Full article here.

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GED Scores to Carry Over to new TASC

September 17th, 2013 by Kevin

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 positive development, and [Continue Reading...]

From GED to TASC: CTW hosting July 17th NYC Forum

June 24th, 2013 by Kevin


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...]

{Update} NYS 2013 GED® Phase-out

May 31st, 2013 by Kevin

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)

CTW Issues HSE/GED Call to Action!

February 19th, 2013 by Kevin

ACTION ALERT: Contact State Legislators NOW to Protect Access to a NYS High School Equivalency Diploma!

(click here for brief & talking points)

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...]

CTW Presents at NYCETC Summit

December 17th, 2012 by Kevin

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...]