Get Your Gala Tickets Now!
This year’s Gala features fascinating conversations on different aspects of social justice every Thursday night, culminating in our Gala celebration on October 29! Get tickets for individual events or the whole series.See the Schedule
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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A Star Student Shines Brightly
Star Learning Center student Crismary Lopez has gotten into the highly competitive Prep for Prep program—with a little help from her tutor, famed children’s book author Jane O’Connor.
“There are Clearly Answers” to Homelessness
Stephan Russo spent decades helping people make the transition from homeless to housed. Here’s why he says we should all remain hopeful about tackling the issue.
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.
Book Prize Shortlists Announced!
This year our Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice is joined by a new prize for children’s books! Check out all the amazing titles that made the shortlists.