Oyate Group

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 ...

2023-09-12T15:15:44-04:00September 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 ...

2023-09-12T15:47:18-04:00August 31, 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 ...

2023-07-17T12:56:21-04:00June 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.

2023-08-22T13:17:47-04:00June 21, 2023|

OPEN Tuesday: May 30th

BronxNet Host Kibin Alleyne discusses mental health awareness month with Matt Kudish the CEO of NAMI-NYC & Kimberly Blair the Director of Policy & Advocacy at NAMI-NYC. Then, we learn more about the Oyate Group Entrepreneurship Program from Tomas Ramos the Founder of Oyate Group & Junior Martinez the President ...

2023-08-24T17:54:32-04:00May 30, 2023|

Memorial Brandon Hendricks scholarship grows award to $20K for college-bound Bronxites

BronxTimes The Bronx Times article highlights the efforts to honor the memory of Brandon Hendricks-Ellison, a talented basketball player who was tragically killed in 2020. The community renamed East 156th Street and Park Avenue in the Bronx as Hendricks-Ellison Boulevard, commemorating his impact. In addition, the Oyate Group established the ...

2023-07-17T12:59:08-04:00April 15, 2023|

UPDATE Applications Open for Fourth Annual Brandon Hendricks Scholarship

NORWOOD NEWS The Oyate Group's Brandon Hendricks Scholarship is making a significant impact in the Bronx community by providing educational opportunities for graduating seniors and combating the cycle of poverty and gun violence. Named in honor of Brandon Hendricks, a talented young basketball player whose life was tragically cut short ...

2023-07-17T12:55:29-04:00March 6, 2023|
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