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College Prep Spring II!

Spring 2 class kicked off yesterday with 17 students ready to start college! These students are taking part in our first Spring 2 session, designed to quickly provide recent High School Equivalency students who are on their way to college with application support and preparation for the CUNY Compass Exam. It’s always our goal to make sure our students …

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GO’s Board of Directors Raises $15,000 at Second Annual SoulCycle Ride

Over the weekend, over 40 people came together to participate in the SECOND ANNUAL CYCLE FOR EDUCATION at SoulCycle. The event was a ton of fun, a great workout and raised over $15,000 for Grace Outreach. Several Board Members participated in the ride, including Alexandra Zarrilli, Kara Murphy, Margaret Grace, Paula Bralow and Meg Sheridan as …

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Recap of the GO gathering on Adult Education in the Bronx

Last Thursday, Grace Outreach and the Bronx Center for Nonprofits at Hostos Community College convened a meeting to discuss the state of adult and young adult literacy in the Bronx.  A total of 42 educators, nonprofit professionals, policy makers, funders, and students shared their perspectives on the TASC exam, on necessary advocacy on both the local …

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Our Board of Directors rides with Soul Cycle to raise funds for GO!

Grace Outreach is proud to announce that its Board of Directors have partnered with Soul Cycle to host a 45-minute, heart-pumping fundraiser ride to support the efforts of Grace Outreach. The event will take place on Saturday, April 9th at 2:30PM at Soul Cycle West Village (126 Leroy Street). Please click https://www.crowdrise.com/cycleforeducation/fundraiser/graceoutreachbronx to participate in …

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Symposium and Community Gathering on Adult Education in the Bronx

What is the current state of Adult Literacy in the Bronx?  Are there good opportunities for all Bronx residents to access adult literacy programs and classes?  Is the current TASC exam which measures equivalency helping or not helping students?  What can the programs and organizations do more of to help students and increase capacity?  What …

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Grace Outreach staff lifts weights and creates a Scholarship!

Last Saturday three members of the Grace Outreach Staff competed in the Iron Maidens Raw Open: Danae Mcleod, Derrian Robinson, and Bintou Darboe (pictured above) lifted weights to a crowd of 150 people at Crossfit South Brooklyn. We tested our squat, bench press, and deadlift strength, and helped raise money for a scholarship that will benefit Grace …

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