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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Logos of the Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice and Goddard Riverside CBC Youth Book Prize for Social Justice

Social Justice Book Prize Submissions are Open!

Our book prizes honor nonfiction works for children/teens and adults that address the key social issues of our time.

Panoramic view of 419 East 91st Street

Got Comments or Questions about our Future East 91st Street Safe Haven?

Learn more about the project and share your thoughts.

Sheldon Barasch, holding tax papers, stands next to Bobby Idowu. Both are smiling under their masks.

Tax Volunteers Go the Extra Mile

Our friends at Community Tax Aid came up with a plan to help participants in our programs, as well as staff and community members, file their taxes in this challenging year.

Remembering Susan Richman

A longtime Board member, Susan created and ran our Meet the Author fundraisers and took special pride in our programs to end homelessness.