On May 11th, GOSO’s partner organization, Stand Against Violence East Harlem (SAVE) hosted its second Hoops Against Violence community basketball tournament at the Johnson Community Center in East Harlem. This event brings the community together to raise awareness of gun violence prevention.
GOSO is excited to share that Julia Friedman, our Senior Director of Community Programs, has been honored as Outstanding Young Alumna of the Year by Head-Royce
Yesterday, Getting Out and Staying Out had the great privilege of meeting Charlamagne tha God, co-host of the radio show The Breakfast Club and outspoken
May 1st is May Day, traditionally a day to recognize laborers and tradespeople, whether in manufacturing, building arts, landscape management or a variety of other
A goal here at GOSO is to ensure our participants are being connected to new ideas and diverse opportunities. Challenging participants to dive deeper into their passions and think about the future is a crucial part of our work, and employment is one area that benefits from this exercise.
On April 8th, 2019, Getting Out and Staying Out participants attended Google’s first day of educational workshops at the new Grow with Google NYC Learning Center in the heart of Chelsea. Our Action Board member, Tasia, connected GOSO to this resource.
Let’s get right to it: we are so thankful for the generous support of every single person who showed up for our 15th Anniversary gala on April 4th. It’s a simple act that speaks volumes.
A recent article in Bon Appétit offered a valuable look at ways in which some restaurant industry employers are using socially-conscious hiring practices to do empower their communities. One major impact the industry is having is on recidivism — the cycle of justice-involved people who are re-arrested.
Our GOSOGives initiative launched at the beginning of the New Year. Since then, GOSO participants and volunteers have engaged with and supported their communities through
Summary: Getting Out and Staying Out is an innovative reentry program serving young men (16-24) during and after their incarceration in New York prisons and jails. We believe that our focus on career and education is the key to helping young men overcome obstacles in reentry and become productive members of society.