• Harlem World Magazine

    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 ...

    Published On: November 30, 2023
  • 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!

    Published On: October 28, 2023
  • Caribbean Life

    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 ...

    Published On: October 24, 2023
  • 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.

    Published On: September 22, 2023
  • Nation World News

    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 ...

    Published On: September 8, 2023
  • Crain's New York Business

    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, ...

    Published On: August 31, 2023
  • CBS New York

    CBS New York A unique program called Beyond Rising in the Bronx is offering undocumented high school students an opportunity to gain technological skills while getting paid. Run by the nonprofit the Oyate Group in partnership with Lehman College, this internship allows students who often ...

    Published On: August 23, 2023
  • Chalkbeat

    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. ...

    Published On: August 7, 2023

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