Kibin Alleyne is joined by Tomas Ramos, the President of Oyate Group & Junior Martinez, the President of Hoodspitality Group to discuss the benefits of the Entrepreneurship Program.
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 ...
New ‘Shark Tank’-like initiative seeks applications from entrepreneurs of color in the Bronx, Uptown
By Aliya Schneider Do you have dreams of entrepreneurship but lack support to get your idea off the ground? A new initiative spearheaded by the nonprofit Oyate Group wants to support people of color in the Bronx, Washington Heights and Harlem who have great ideas but ...
By Julian Tiburcio When 17-year-old Brandon Hendricks-Ellison was gunned down at a barbecue on July 28, 2020, he had just graduated from James Monroe High School in Soundview and was on his way to play college basketball at St. John’s University on a full scholarship. News ...
This story was updated to reflect the new deadline. New York City extended the deadline for its Summer Youth Employment Program, or SYEP, which provides paid jobs and career exploration programs for young people ages 14-24. Young people have until April 14 to apply, officials ...
A scholarship dedicated to a Bronx community member who was killed days after his high school graduation get an increasing of funds. Brandon Hendricks was struck by a bullet and killed at a June 2020 barbecue. He had plans to attend college on an athletic scholarship that year, and now has a basketball court named after him by the Jackson Houses.
Kibin Alleyne is joined by Tomas Ramos the Founder & President of Oyate Group, to discuss how you or someone you know can apply for the 4th annual Brandon Hendricks Scholarship and why they felt this scholarship was the best way to honor Brandon life.
City Limits By Daniel Parra The city will offer a work-readiness training program this summer open to undocumented youth, City Limits has learned—answering calls from advocates and lawmakers who’ve been pushing for an alternative to the popular Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), for which undocumented students ...