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College Program visits Hostos CC

Students in our College Program made a campus visit to our neighbor Hostos Community College this week. Rafael Quiles, Nicole Flint, and Patricia Mabry from the Hostos Admissions Office were kind enough to give us a tour of the campus and talk about some of the ins and outs of beginning college at Hostos, which… Read more »

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Cooking Up Career Opportunities with Hot Bread Kitchen

Things at GO heated up last week with the arrival of Kelsey Minton from Hot Bread Kitchen! Kelsey came to speak to the current group of HSE students about a fantastic program, Bakers in Training, that provides free baking and culinary training to women in NYC. GO students were excited to learn about this great… Read more »

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Grace Outreach attends 2018 Women’s Resilience Conference

Last Friday, members of the Grace Outreach team attended the 2018 Women’s Resilience Conference at Hostos Community College. The event was held as a part of Women’s History Month, and was sponsored by the New York Women’s Foundation and the Center for Bronx Non-Profits. The morning started out with a networking breakfast, then moved to… Read more »

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Grace Outreach Students Practice Their Professional Skills

Last week, Grace Outreach’s Junior Board organized a Mock Interview Day for the current cycle of high school equivalency students.  About thirty-five women were able to take advantage of this fantastic event and hone their interviewing skills.  They put on their most professional clothing, printed their resumes and practiced their introductions in preparation for the… Read more »

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College Program Visit to BMCC

Students enrolled in our Spring College Program at Grace Outreach made a campus visit to BMCC this week. Three of our students have listed BMCC as their first choice campus, and the visit only served to reinforce their preference . All of our students enjoyed seeing the campus, including the great views of the Hudson River… Read more »

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Science Projects at GO!

Our High School Equivalency teacher, Ms. Peggy makes sure to involve students in experimentation, demonstration, and presentation as they prepare to take the Science portion of the TASC exam. “Science projects are important because students love them! And when a student is actively involved in a project, she learns and retains more,” she says. This… Read more »

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Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) Visits Grace Outreach

Last week, Grace Outreach students attended a presentation from Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW). NEW graduate and ambassador, Nora Vega, shared information about the empowering programming offered at NEW and her own experiences as a woman working in the typically male dominated field of construction. NEW offers women free preapprenticeship training that provides them with… Read more »

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College-Prep visits Hostos

Our College Prep class made a campus visit to Hostos Community College earlier this week. Marsha Milan-Bethel and Tani Santiago were kind enough to give us a tour of the campus and talk about some of the services and mentoring program offered by the Strive for Success program. The campus tour was led by a… Read more »

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Help us reach our goal!

Welcome to fall! I hope that the start of school and transition to a new season are going well for you and your family. I am writing today to ask for your support of our family – the amazing women of Grace Outreach. Many women in our community lack employability, literacy and technology skills, and… Read more »

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HSE and College Prep programs start week of Sept. 25th

This week, Grace Outreach held orientation sessions for both our High School Equivalency program and our College and Career Bridge program. Incoming students have already completed intake interviews and entrance exams during the month of September. This morning, seventy students arrived at Grace Outreach for an orientation to the HSE program, and to meet their… Read more »

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