Get Your Gala Tickets Today!
This year’s reimagined Gala brings you exciting speakers on aspects of social justice every Thursday night in October! It culminates with an online Gala on the 29th where we’ll announce our book prize winners. Get tickets individually or as a package!Learn More
Goddard Riverside strives toward a fair and just society where all people can make choices that lead to better lives for themselves and their families. We serve more than 20,000 New Yorkers each year with programs ranging from Early Childhood Education to Senior Centers.
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From the Book Fair to the Gala, our Fall Events are On!
Our festive fall gatherings are going forward—but they’ll look a little different this year. Get a preview and be sure to save the dates.
Help Our Green Keepers Keep Riverside Park Clean!
Riverside Park Conservancy has hired the Green Keepers to clean the park in the wake of city staffing cuts. Donate to help the Conservancy fund this effort and keep the park enjoyable for all.
Why We Fight For Housing
A new study finds a minimum-wage worker can’t afford to rent a two-bedroom home anywhere in the country. Housing is out of reach for far too many Americans. Our executive director, Roderick L. Jones, explains what we’re doing to fix that.
“More Fun than Tik-Tok”
Law Project Wins A Battle, But Landlord’s War On Tenants Continues
What if you woke up one morning to discover your building had become a hotel? It happened to residents of one Upper West Side building.
How COVID is Hurting Low-Income College Students
Darleny Suriel of #DegreesNYC, our campaign for college equity, delivered hard-hitting testimony to state lawmakers about how the pandemic disproportionately impacts students who are already facing economic challenges.