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 Older Adult Centers.

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Paul Krugman sits opposite Goddard Board Chair Chris Auguste onstage behind a Goddard Gold banner

“A Murphy’s Law Economy”: Nobel Prize Winner Paul Krugman Speaks at Goddard Gold

Krugman weighed in on the Fed’s battle against inflation, cryptocurrency, the urgent need to invest in families, and more.

Goddard Career Fair December 3 12-4 at Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center 250 West 65th Street in Manhattan

We’re Hiring! Come to our Career Fair on December 3

Stop by our Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center from noon to 4 on December 3 to meet our staff and explore opportunities throughout Manhattan.

Explore Events

1dec 6:30PM

Rapid Response’s 1-800-KEEP-UR-CRIB

An interactive play about tenant rights in New York City.  Watch the first part and submit your ideas on what should happen next!
7dec 4:00PM

Figure Drawing Studio

A free drawing Class for beginners with music & refreshments, featuring instructors from the Art Students League of NY. Supplies included!


2dec 6:00PM

Introduction to Indian Dance

All Ages open Indian Dance (Bharatanatyam) Class by Community Arts Program Artist-in-Residence Sloka Iyengar followed by a solo performance, with Indian crafts and food included.

This is event is suitable for families and people of all ages.