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Here, you’ll find a calendar of upcoming events and seminars organized to help you reach your goals. If you have any questions, talk to your Career Manager! All events are for GOSO Guys only (closed to the public).

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September 23, 2019
  • GOSO Walk-in Intake Hours

    September 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    If you are a:

    • young man
    • aged 16 to 24
    • who has had involvement with the criminal justice system 
    • and are committed to making positive changes in your life

    you can walk-in on Mondays from 10:00am until 4:00pm to find out more about our program and request an intake.

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  • Mellow Mondays (Art Group)

    September 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    1400 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10026

    Mellow Mondays is an arts-based group that promotes creativity and relaxation for GOSO participants. The group meets weekly, from 12pm to 2pm, in the Tutoring Room at the Education and Vocational Center.

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  • BROSO (Brothers Staying Out) Group

    September 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

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  • Adolescent Curriculum

    September 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029

    This specialized curriculum for participants who are still in high school covers many of the topics covered in our Job Readiness Curriculum. Additionally, participants explore issues related to educational and personal success.

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September 24, 2019
  • Week One

    September 24, 2019

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  • Orientation Workshop

    September 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

    In Orientation, we discuss how GOSO operates, our program rules, and all of the opportunities that the program can provide.

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  • Basic Computer Skills

    September 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

    In this workshop, participants learn basic computer skills, including typing, writing professional emails, and utilizing Microsoft Office suite.

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  • Interview Skills 1 Workshop

    September 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

    Facilitated by GOSO President and CEO, Mark Goldsmith, this workshop teaches the basics of how to excel in a job interview.

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  • SAVE Group

    September 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    75 East 116th Street, New York, NY, 10029

    Staff from Stand Against Violence East Harlem (SAVE) come to GOSO to address issues related to violence, crew/gang involvement, and ways to address challenges in the communities.

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  • Regulate (Anger Management Group)

    September 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

    In this group, participants learn techniques to help them better regulate their emotions and make better personal and professional decisions.

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  • Adolescent Curriculum

    September 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029

    This specialized curriculum for participants who are still in high school covers many of the topics covered in our Job Readiness Curriculum. Additionally, participants explore issues related to educational and personal success.

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September 25, 2019
  • Youth Represent at GOSO

    September 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

    Lawyers from Youth Represent come to GOSO to conduct "Know Your Rights" trainings for participants, provide free legal advice, and assist with RAP sheets.

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  • Professional Workplace Dynamics

    September 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

    This workshop focuses on developing success strategies for both employment and higher education. The workshop helps participants avoid many of the behavioral problems that can undermine success and obstruct progress in both environments.

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  • GOSOWorks Essentials

    September 25, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

    This workshop will introduce participants to the GOSOWorks program, its policies and procedures, and the expectations of our internship and employer partners. Participants will learn how to earn an internship (demonstrating professionalism and maturity, writing the essay, obtaining necessary identification, etc.), build a strong professional relationship with supervisors and colleagues, log internship hours, and budget paychecks and MetroCards. This workshop will also reiterate and emphasize GOSO/GOSOWorks' expectations, specifically explaining what participants need to do to earn, obtain, and thrive in an internship placement.

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  • Resume Writing Workshop

    September 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

    In this seminar, participants discuss the design, structure, and content of an effective resume, and practice using their resumes in an interview setting. We then ask all workshop participants to take a few moments to review their resumes and practice speaking about a job experience to the group. This seminar also includes an introduction to online professional networking websites like LinkedIn, and a section on responsible social media use.

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  • Growin’ & Glowin’ (Mental Health Group)

    September 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Growin' & Glowin' seeks to destigmatize mental health treatment and promote emotional well-being among our participants. In doing so, we hope to make the idea of mental health more approachable and connect the concept with cultural, familial, and individual values and beliefs.

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  • Know Your Rights Workshop

    September 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Youth Represent's Know Your Rights workshop provides GOSO participants with the information they need to understand their constitutional rights and develop a better understanding of the criminal justice system.

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September 26, 2019
  • Interview Skills Workshop 2

    September 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

    This workshop provides an opportunity for additional role-playing and interview rehearsal. Each participant engages in a mock interview to practice the skills he has learned in Intro to Interview Skills. He also learns to research his prospective employer prior to his interview, formulate questions for his interviewer, and follow up his interview with phone calls and emails.

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  • Curriculum Review Workshop

    September 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

    The final workshop before participants' final interview with Mr. Goldsmith, Curriculum Review covers important skills and lessons from the two week curriculum.

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  • Time's Up (Discussion/Debate Group)

    September 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Time's Up is a discussion group that engages GOSO participants on the way concepts of race, oppression, and privilege play out in their lives and in society-at-large.

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  • Yoga and Meditation Group

    September 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    75 E 116th St, New York, NY 10029, USA

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September 27, 2019
  • WEEKLY STAFF MEETING

    September 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am

    Participants are asked to come to GOSO after 10am on Fridays as staff will have limited availability during staff meetings.

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Industry professionals volunteering their time to teach the GOSO Guys strategic interview skills.