TLNYC | They enter as work in progress and leave as Tomorrow's Leaders
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We Change


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We Build Leaders

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Spark Hope in the lives of Over-Age students.


Tutoring and homework assistance for 2 hours per day, Monday through Friday and Saturday sessions We are flexible in our methods of…..


Guide the Youth

Includes one on one or group meetings that allow volunteer mentors to help students develop their interpersonal, critical thinking and leadership skills.


Community Service

Students get an opportunity to have a positive impact in their community through projects in collaboration with schools, businesses….

Meet our Company

  • In February of 2011 I decided to leave my job as a student advocate at a non-profit organization in Harlem to start my own non-profit organization in ...

  • Executive Director was among several entrepreneurs of color from around the country who have positively impacted the lives of  young males. Click the ...

  • Tomorrow’s Leaders NYC Invitational Basketball Tournament features 6 teams, 5 middle schools from Brooklyn, NY. Satellite West from Vinegar Hill, Broo...


M.S. students held back 2x or more


TLNYC was Founded in Brooklyn


Graduates Since 2012


Percent Promotion Rate

So What is an over-age student?

An over-age student is generally classified as one who has been held back two or more times.

Three major factors students become over-age?

1. Α Student’s schooling is interrupted. Factors such as domestic violence, foster care placement; frequent family relocation can cause a student to fail to meet requirements for promotion.


2. Αppropriate academic supports are not provided. Students who need special education services, counseling, or other intensive supports fall further and further behind if these supports re not provided completely and consistently.


3. A student who needs to change schools cannot find an alternative placement. Students who need to change schools for reasons related to safety, discipline, or family circumstances sometimes find themselves discharged from their old school with nowhere else to go.

over-age greaphic

New York City Department of Education now defines an over-age student as one who is 3 or more years behind their grade.