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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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GO’s first Annual Campaign!

We started our first Annual Campaign today! This is what we wrote to our supporters: At Grace Outreach, our goal is to offer the best academic and career instruction to the women of the Bronx because we know that every education milestone accomplished and career goal reached impacts women, their families, and their communities. But… Read more »

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Grace Outreach Graduates Start New College Journeys

As Grace Outreach gears up for another wonderful year of partnering with women to achieve their educational and professional goals, graduates of Grace Outreach are beginning the next steps in their journeys. Emails and calls have been pouring in from graduates who have secured new jobs, enrolled in vocational training or started college! In late… Read more »

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MET museum visit

Last Friday, our college bound students currently enrolled in the Bronx Opportunity Network Summer Program made a class visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Students visited the museum in preparation for a research project on one of the current exhibitions at the MET. Students are working on their research project as a group activity,… Read more »

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MyBestBets Pilot: Meet GO’s Peer Coach Tawanda “TK” Kerr

As students have been progressing through the MyBestBets application, they have had the benefit of guidance from Grace Outreach’s newest hire, Tawanda Kerr. Known as TK, her role at GO is that of Peer Coach, and she is excelling at it. TK recently graduated from CUNY-BMCC and will be attending CUNY-Lehman College in the fall…. Read more »

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MyBestBets Pilot: Career & College Exploration at Grace Outreach

Last week, the Career and College Programs at GO took another leap forward with the launch of a new initiative, the integration of MyBestBets into the curriculum. Through a partnership with Jobs For The Future (www.jff.org), GO has gained access to this very valuable web based postsecondary and career exploration tool. MyBestBets, a comprehensive platform… Read more »

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Goodbye, Andrew!

Grace Outreach says goodbye today to our Executive Director, Andrew Rubinson, after eight years of day-to-day leadership of the organization.  Andrew’s accomplishments include leading growth in the Career and College Programs, overseeing the successful transition from the GED to the TASC exam, and being instrumental in the development of the tutors/assistant teachers as cornerstones of… Read more »

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