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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Arts Blossom at Older Adult Centers

From a quilt inspired by quantum physics to the world premiere of “Geezers: The Musical,” artist residencies at Goddard and our partner, the Isaaacs Center, gave older adults a chance to stretch their artistic muscles

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Scholarships Help Make College Dreams Come True

Goddard and our partners across the park, the Isaacs Center, gave out more than $137,000 to help young people pursue higher education.

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