Poet and memoirist Reginald Dwayne Betts should be lauded as a true American success story. Following a conviction and 9-year sentence for carjacking in 1996 and following an awakening spurred by the book “The Black Poets,” Mr. Betts wrote two critically-acclaimed books of poetry and a memoir, got a B.A. and an M.F.A, became a Radcliffe fellow at Harvard and, last summer, graduated from Yale Law School.
Last December, GOSO Guys met with representatives from Twitter and Buzzfeed and learned about the rapid growth of the tech world. This week, we were thrilled
On July 6th, GOSO’s Julia Friedman (LMSW, Career Manager and Director of Community Reentry) joined with other individuals and organizations committed to restorative justice for
Last week, we were proud to honor a number of young men at GOSO’s graduation for all of their hard work in our program. Congratulations
Michael Thorne recently took the time to consider how GOSO has impacted his life: Before I came to GOSO I was truly a different person than
GOSO’s work was recently recognized in City Journal, a quarterly magazine published by the NYC-based think tank Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. In a special issue
All good things must come to an end. Last week, GOSO Guys and their mentors marked the culmination of our latest 4-month Coaches Club cycle.
For GOSO Guys, Spring has been filled with drama … at acting school! In April, we shared that a group of Guys had been collaborating
New York Nonprofit Media Buzz: The post-prison reentry organization Getting Out and Staying Out last night celebrated thirteen years of hard work both on the part of
At 2017 Gala, Post-Rikers Prison Re-Entry Nonprofit “Getting Out and Staying Out” (GOSO) Marks Record Fundraising Year, Aims to Build on Success in Helping Young