Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO) attended a convening in Washington, D.C. dedicated to “Promoting Innovation in Civic Engagement” to talk abotu GOSO’s participation in the participatory budgeting (PB) process in New York City. PB is a democratic Process where community residents decide hwo to spend at least $1,000,000 of discretionary fundign set aside by City Council memberos on physical improvements in their communities.
Ovenly Creates Opportunites within Community By Michelle M / originally published September 1, 2014 Very few Greenpointers can resist the sweet smell of Ovenly’s signature cakes and
Harlem Citizens Allot $1.9M for Local Projects Participatory budgeting lets community decide where to spend By Kristen Meriwether / originally published April 11, 2013 NEW YORK—As
Mutual of America sponsored and produced this video highlighting the great work Getting Out and Staying Out is doing with justice-involved young men in New
Mayor Michael Bloomberg Congratulates Mark Goldsmith, Getting Out and Staying Out’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Goldsmith, on the great work GOSO is doing