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Local Bronx Nonprofit Distributed Two Thousand Turkeys From Harlem To The Heights For Thanksgiving

Harlem World Magazine  The Bronx-based nonprofit organization, Oyate Group, conducted its fourth annual turkey drive, distributing 2,000 turkeys to undernourished households in The Bronx, Harlem, and Washington Heights. They partnered with 13 organizations to ensure access to Thanksgiving dinner for marginalized communities. Oyate Group has made a significant impact, ...

2024-05-17T13:58:14-04:00November 30, 2023|

MUAP – EP 28 w/ Guest Aicha & Alexander Reyes from the Oyate Group

In this week's episode, we speak with Aicha & Alexander Reyes from the Oyate Group out of New York City. Aicha & Alexander were both participants in the Beyond Rising program. Alexander now works for the Oyate Group helping students from the freshman high school level to freshman in college, like Aicha who is dealing with an undocumented status, to find resources, job skills, and opportunities. We hear from Aicha about how the program helped her find a summer job and resources for attending college to be a lawyer. As well as Alexander's experience when he went through the program and how Oyate Group wants to help even more students!

2024-05-17T13:58:21-04:00October 28, 2023|

Guyanese author Rajiv Mohabir reads newest book for first time in NYC

Caribbean Life On October 13, Oyate Group, an anti-poverty nonprofit, hosted the launch of Rajiv Mohabir's new poetry book, "Whale Aria." This collection delves into themes of immigration, queerness, and race through the lens of humpback whales. Originally set to attend in person, Mohabir had to read via Zoom ...

2024-05-17T13:58:27-04:00October 24, 2023|

OPEN Friday | Brandon Hendricks Scholarship

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RICIvYQYuK8 On this edition of OPEN Friday, Rhina speaks to program coordinator Alexander Reyes of Oyate Group alongside recent high school graduates Jennifer Agbanyo and Briyant Boakye Frimpong to discuss the Brandon Hendricks scholarship. Click Here To View Original Article.

2024-05-17T13:58:34-04:00September 22, 2023|

The Beyond Rising Program offers paid internships for undocumented students in New York

The Oyate Group organization has launched the Beyond Rising program in New York City, addressing the challenging issue of finding paid internships for undocumented students. This innovative program offers paid internships without the requirement to prove immigration status. In its inaugural year, 20 students successfully completed internships at Fordham ...

2024-05-17T13:58:39-04:00September 8, 2023|

Bronx entrepreneur wants to bring capital to disadvantaged neighborhoods.

Crain's New York Business Tomas Ramos, a native of Washington Heights and a graduate of Temple University, developed a strong sense of community and a desire to break the cycle of generational poverty in his neighborhood. After returning to New York City in 2010, he worked with local non-profits ...

2024-05-17T13:58:56-04:00August 31, 2023|

How a Bronx summer jobs program prioritizes undocumented youth

Chalkbeat Beatriz, a 17-year-old undocumented student, faced challenges in finding an internship due to her immigration status. Her lack of a social security number made most opportunities inaccessible. She learned about an internship through Beyond Rising, an initiative by Oyate Group, which supports undocumented students. Beyond Rising provides a paid ...

2024-05-17T13:59:10-04:00August 7, 2023|


Mott haven herald Oyate Group, a nonprofit organization in New York, was featured in an article from the Mott Haven Herald. The article highlights a prom event organized by Oyate Group and other organizations for fifteen Bronx teens from Crotona International High School. The students received makeovers, dresses, and transportation ...

2024-05-17T13:59:23-04:00June 23, 2023|

Group of students treated to full makeover before prom night

Wednesday night was prom night at Crotona International High School, and a group of lucky students were treated to a full makeover before the big event. Bridal Reflections donated many dresses that graced the dance floor, and makeup artists transformed these high schoolers into showstoppers at the headquarters of Oyate, a nonprofit group in the Bronx fighting against poverty.

2024-05-17T13:59:31-04:00June 21, 2023|
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