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City to Offer Alternative Summer Career Program Open to Undocumented Youth

CityLimits City Limits reported that the City of New York will offer a work-readiness training program this summer specifically aimed at undocumented youth. The initiative is in response to calls from advocates and lawmakers for an alternative to the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), which is not open to undocumented ...

2024-05-17T14:00:38-04:00March 10, 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 ...

2024-05-17T14:00:45-04:00March 6, 2023|

Brooklyn Gun Buyback Program collects a record total of guns

Brooklyn Daily Eagle A gun buyback program held in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, organized by the District Attorney's Office and the NYPD, set a record by collecting 206 firearms. The initiative offered significant incentives, including $500 and an iPad for each fully operable gun or assault rifle turned in. Individuals who brought ...

2024-05-17T14:00:57-04:00December 20, 2022|

Oyate Group Launches New Program – A Mother’5 Promi5e

A Mother'5 Promi5e to host an inaugural gun buyback event offering the largest dollar amount ever given per gun in New York City - the first time a nonprofit has provided the funds for buybacks NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2021 Today, Oyate Group, a nonprofit on a mission to alleviate poverty by ...

2022-11-23T10:10:59-05:00December 17, 2021|

Oyate Group Launches New Program, Uptown Rising Initiative

Aimed at Serving Communities in Need in Washington Heights and Harlem Today, Oyate Group, a nonprofit on a mission to alleviate poverty by creating sustainable and holistic solutions that empower underserved communities all across New York City known for its Bronx Rising Initiative, is launching Uptown Rising Initiative – a program ...

2024-03-26T12:38:34-04:00November 30, 2021|
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