We hope you’ve been following along with our GOSOGives projects since we launched the program in January! GOSO participants and volunteers have engaged with and supported their communities through a variety of service projects in our area. It’s a great way for participants and volunteers to work side-by-side, on a peer level, to foster connections. These enriching experiences have taught GOSO Guys invaluable skills, including teamwork, leadership, philanthropy and more.
GOSO’s office is constantly abuzz with participants sharing their music with each other, writing short stories, performing poetry and spoken word, comedy routines — you
Over the next few months, our GOSOCorp program will be bringing a packed lineup of fun and meaningful activities with our fantastic network of corporate partners. What better way to kick off this exciting season, than with a trip to the bowling alley?!
What brought you to GOSO? I wasn’t doing anything with my life. I was on this path of being what I perceived as a failure
GOSO participants are learning to lead. Through our new Leaders-In-Training (LIT) Program, our participants are developing critical capacities for community-building, conflict resolution, mentorship and other
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
Employment is one of GOSO’s fundamental “Three E’s”: Education, Employment, and Emotional Well-Being. Our robust employment program, GOSOWorks, connects our participants with internship opportunities with over 70 employer partners across New York City. The Internship2Employment model consists of a three-month paid internship (GOSO subsidizes the wages), which can turn into a full-time employment opportunity.
In honor of the Martin Luther King Day of Service 2019, GOSO participants, staff, and volunteers came together to serve the community! #MLKDay is a day to remember and honor Dr. King’s legacy, and is also a day to challenge oneself to take action through service.