In 2018 we opened a site down the street from our main office completely devoted to Education (one of the Three E’s!). The GOSO Education Center is a place where participants come to learn, to explore, and to challenge themselves to grow academically. GOSO is especially committed to supporting young men in their pursuit of higher education. To ensure our participants have the resources they need to succeed, we’ve significantly expanded our educational programming and facilities.
For many, a new year is an opportunity to reset, refresh and set new personal goals. GOSO participant Simeon R. is doing just that, with a focus on education. His goal in 2019 will be to conquer his first semester at LaGuardia Community College, in Queens. Simeon plans to study business in the hopes of becoming an entrepreneur after graduating.
“I’ll tell you how I ended up on Rikers Island. Fifteen years ago, I volunteered for PENCIL’s “Principal for a Day” program. I asked to be assigned to the toughest school. A short ride later, I was on Rikers Island in a classroom with a group of young men who inspired me to be a catalyst for change.”
open to the public NYPD Gang Database workshop with SAVE Cure Violence and The Legal Aid Society Thursday, July 26th 3:30PM to 5PM 91 East
Our Guys are graduates! GOSO participant Carlos P. graduated from Bard College this past weekend, and GOSO President and CEO Mark Goldsmith was there to
It’s National Teacher Appreciation Day! GOSO is fortunate to work with a number of committed educators who help our Guys achieve their academic goals. Today,
MEET GOSO STAFF: Debbie Li is one of the newest hires at Getting Out and Staying Out, Inc., on board as the Director of Finance & Operations. In this interview, she talks about her fruitful experience in the nonprofit sector, her passion for compassion, and changing the toilet paper, too.
Last night GOSO staff members and clients were joined by community leaders, partner organizations and education stakeholders for the grand opening of GOSO’s new Education Center at 1400 Fifth Avenue in Harlem.
SAVE THE DATE Education is integral to every GOSO Guy on their personal journey to self-improvement and self-sufficiency. We’re thrilled to announce another invaluable resource
The value of education to our Guys is immeasurable … but the cost to build this Education Center is real: $100,000. We looking to our most committed supporters — we’re looking to you — to help us make this happen. This season, will you make a donation to GOSO and help us hit the half-way mark — $50,000 raised before the end of 2017?