On Sept 22nd, Lazar Treschan testified before the General Welfare Committee on reforms to HRA. Also on Sept 22nd, Sierra Stoneman-Bell testified before the Youth Services Committee on disconnected Latino Youth.
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 recently adopted a comprehensive City, State and Federal agenda to guide its work for the remainder of 2011 and calendar year 2012. Read the full priorities here:
CTW 2012 City Priorities
This is an update on recent federal budget developments and the status of key federal funding streams for out-of-school youth.
Last Thursday April 14th, Congress passed the FY 2011 Continuing Resolution (CR) which covers the remainder of this current fiscal year through September 30th, 2011. This is [Continue Reading...]
CTW has joined with the New York City Youth Alliance, Beacons UNITE!, the Campaign for Summer Jobs, and Coalition for Out of School Time to rally on March 9th to show our support for youth programs in New York City! New York City is facing devastating cuts to our youth [Continue Reading...]
CTW is reconvening the GED provider community on November 10th to continue to build a field-driven campaign for GED system improvement. At the meeting, the group will review GED policy updates, discuss implications of policy trends and the new GED test for 2014, and develop advocacy plans for the coming [Continue Reading...]
The CTW's GED policy positions have been highlighted in the news:
Read the CTW's response to recent State Education Department proposed changes to GED testing policies, below.
A cross-sector alliance of non-profit writing an evaluation report agencies and advocacy networks representing more than 100 organizations engaged in adult and higher education, employment, and community development have come together to protest The New York State Education Department's (NYSED) $1.15 million in proposed cuts to GED testing sites, and [Continue Reading...]
The CTW is convening New York City GED stakeholders to build on the current public momentum for GED reform and start developing a shared GED advocacy agenda from the ground up.
We envision this first meeting as a chance to a) come together as a coalition of NYC [Continue Reading...]