Dear Friends, At GOSO, we’re family. No matter what. COVID-19 has upended our lives and required us all to learn new ways of communicating, working,
Dear Friends, I hope this message finds you healthy and safe. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives dramatically. We’re all adjusting our habits
Rainey calls for release of vulnerable populations, no rollbacks on bail reform, no prosecution of minor offenses and release of those charged with technical parole
“I believe that everyone deserves a second chance, no matter who you are or where you come from,” says Anthony. “[GOSO] wants you to feel like your past is your past and you don’t want to come back from where you came from, and they make you want to do better, adjust your life to something positive.”
Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO) founder featured on ABC7’s Viewpoint to describe better ways of reducing prison recidivism
For the past few weeks, PIX11 has been focused on reform inside Riker’s Island, looking at the violence and corruption plaguing the jail. Caught in the middle are inmates, many of whom want to turn their lives around once they get out. Yet, in so many cases, they simply do not know how and many end up back on a path of crime, back inside Rikers.
Civic Ventures, a national think tank awarded Mark Goldsmith, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Getting Out and Staying Out, the 2008 Purpose Prize.