Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO), the nonprofit that has helped more than 10,000 formerly incarcerated and justice-involved young men access education, achieve emotional well-being and secure meaningful employment, has named Jocelynne Rainey, Chief Administrative Officer of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, as its new President & CEO.
How did you get involved with GOSO and what programs have been the most helpful? My nephew was in the program and he told me
Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO) is proud to be part of a coalition advocating in Washington for meaningful criminal justice reform. In particular, GOSO is pushing for reforms to improve prison conditions, enhance productive reentry services and make sentencing changes that will have real positive impacts for our communities and criminal justice-involved young people.
In the summer of 1969, LGBTQ+ activists took over a bar in New York’s Greenwich Village called Stonewall Inn to protest frequent discriminatory raids on gay-friendly bars, and other abuses suffered by the LGBTQ+ community. At the time, it was illegal to be openly gay in New York, and transgender rights activists like Masha P. Johnson, who led protests at Stonewall, knew they had no choice but to make a point and demand change.
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.
After 58 NYC-based organizations convened this week at City Hall calling for immediate action on the Mayor’s plans to close Rikers Island, Mark L. Goldsmith, Co-Founder and
NYC RE-ENTRY ORGANIZATION “GETTING OUT AND STAYING OUT” HONORS NYC TAQUERIA CHAIN DOS TOROS FOR PROVIDING FORMERLY INCARCERATED YOUNG MEN OPPORTUNITIES TO EARN AND ADVANCE
On Wednesday, October 5th, Geoffrey Golia, our Senior Career Manager and Director of GOSOWorks, engaged with the annual conference of the National Council on Crime and
Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders from over 50 organizations are calling for restorative criminal justice policies and an end to the school-to-prison-to-deportation pipeline.