When GOSO career manager Chelsea Kraimer makes her weekly trip to Rikers Island to visit clients, she goes prepared. More often than not, Chelsea’s backpack
But they tell me ‘check one’ on application. Instead of race, you should judge me as a person. In less than 10 seconds,
Aleta Maxwell, chief human resources officer at the New York-based chain Dos Toros, said her company has had considerable success in hiring workers through Getting Out and Staying Out, or GOSO, a New York-based organization that seeks to find gainful employment for young men who have had run-ins with the law.
GOSOWorks is our employment program which connects GOSO clients to meaningful internship and job opportunities with businesses and organizations throughout the city. Our network of
For the past few weeks, several GOSO guys have been taking a coding class taught personally by the co-founder of Flatiron School, Avi Flombaum. Flatiron
“I am you and you are me.” Jim St. Germain’s words hung in the air and stayed there throughout the time that he spent speaking
Last night, September 28, New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio held a Town Hall at the Johnson Community Center in East Harlem. The Town Hall was mediated by Speaker of the New York City Council, Melissa Mark-Viverito. De Blasio and Mark-Viverito were accompanied by many leaders of city government agencies (NYCHA, DOE, NYPD, etc.).
Stand Against Violence East Harlem, or SAVE, is an organization whose mission is to treat violence as a disease and work to spread a cure for violence by changing the community norms.
GOSO staff spent a day visiting GOSO Guys at Hudson Correctional Facility in upstate New York. Hudson Correctional Facility, a juvenile center that holds 16-
GOSO is pleased to have had the opportunity this week to present our organization’s successful approach and best practices at a White House summit on reentry services.