An Organization Paves a Path Out of Rikers Island and Into the Job Market By Sean Piccoli / December 11, 2016 At 19, Michael Vanleuvan
It’s the season of caps and gowns in New York, and while there’s a unique and valuable story under each mortarboard in the class of 2016, perhaps none are as interwoven with issues like race, policing, education and family as those of the young men who were honored Monday for achieving their high-school equivalency at the East Harlem organization Getting Out and Staying Out.
At the Union Square farmers market in New York City, Fredrick Coleman chats with his customers about confit and rillettes. Coleman, 29, works the booth for a farm that raises rare-breed pigs and sells pork to upscale Manhattan restaurants. Coleman is the quintessential foodie. But just two years earlier he had never even eaten a fresh pea.
Reginald Andre and Daniel Goldberg, vice presidents in the Investment Management and Merchant Banking divisions, respectively, have more than 20 years of combined experience at the firm – but they met for the first time at a nonprofit event in 2014 that was organized by Getting Out and Staying Out (GOSO).
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