As you support organizations this giving season, we hope that you will keep GOSO in mind. It is because of people like you that GOSO
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At a time when transforming our justice system is more crucial than ever, criminal justice reform nonprofit Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO) is pleased to announce two dynamic, experienced new hires in leadership roles to expand GOSO’s programming and advocacy for justice-involved individuals.
“When we start by working with these young men, who are 16 to 24 [years old], on the goals they have for themselves in education and employment, their capacity is limitless.” – Dr. Jocelynne Rainey, president and CEO of Getting Out and Staying Out
This election will determine the next several years of our lives. This is why it’s incredibly important for us all to vote. It is essential for us to vote for candidates who want to address systemic injustices and justice reform in our country because history has shown that not too many politicians care about these issues, and even fewer take action.
The events of this year have left Americans utterly shell shocked. More than 160,000 people across the country have lost their lives to the nightmare known as covid-19. Meanwhile, and long-simmering frustrations over racial inequality have spilled into the streets.
Eight months in and 2020 has proven to be a revealing year. Across New York City and the country, people are banding together in more important ways than ever before.
GOSO’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic was swift — it had to be, our participants needed us more than ever as a reliable support system.
We’re incredibly proud of all of our grads: Angel F., Anthony L., Brad A., Equan J., Jabari M., Joseph M., and Mateo E.! They showed up, committed to doing the work, and made it happen.
Enough is enough. George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Eric Garner, and far too many others are gone who should still be here today.