May 2022
Good Neighbor Award Nominations are Due on May 31!
The awards celebrate volunteers who make make outstanding contributions to the Upper West Side, Harlem, East Harlem or Yorkville. Nominate someone today—it's quick and easy!
We Can End Gun Violence in America
Says our Book Prize Winner
Shootings are affecting our children far more than we know—but there is hope for ending the violence in our schools and streets, says John Woodrow Cox. His book Children Under Fire won the Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice in 2021. Read our writeup and watch the video of our recent Book Chat!
Goddard, Isaacs Center Advocate for a Stronger City
Several people mostly wearing royal blue Goddard Riverside shirts gather around a Goddard banner at the JustPay rally at City Hall
Education funding, tenants’ rights and older adult services are just a few of the issues Goddard Riverside and the Isaacs Center are fighting for this spring—in partnership with the people who use our programs. 
Leading with Words
Side by side photos of a man holding a book and smiling and a woman smiling with an
Senior Managers Susan Matloff-Nieves and Aaron Rooney talk about how participating in academic research and writing makes them better leaders.
Instagram of the Month
A black graphic with fluttery confetti at the top and the In Scena logo with the words Award 2022 Angelina Fiordellisi Cherry Lane Theatre Founder and Executive Director Susan Macaluso former director of programs at Bernie Wohl Center at Goddard Riverside
Congratulations to our former Community Arts Director Susan Macaluso, who won the inaugural In Scena Award for pioneering international theater in a community arts space!