April 2022
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Nominations are Open for the Good Neighbor Awards!

The awards celebrate volunteers who make outstanding efforts to improve the community. They'll be honored at our Neighbor to Neighbor dinner this summer.
The Hidden Effects of Gun Violence on Children—And How to Move Forward on Guns in America
Flyer for the Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice Book Chat
Join us Monday night for a spirited online conversation with John Woodrow Cox, author of Children Under Fire: An American Crisis. The book, which won our 2021 Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice, explores the trauma children suffer as a result of gun violence and lockdowns—and highlights the movements that are working for change.
Goddard Chosen for Prestigious Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge
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The global financial giant's flagship pro-bono program matches high performing Associates and Vice Presidents with nonprofits to solve complex problems. Our Strategy Challenge team has been investigating our kitchens and probing supply chains in search of a more streamlined, effective way to cook and distribute food across our programs.
A black and gold round logo reading Gold Standard Arts Festival on a black background with stars and the words April 24-May 3 NYC Celebrating emerging and established artists 50+
The Gold Standard Arts Festival continues through the weekend, bringing you amazing films by people 50 and older! Don't miss the panels and conversations with industry pros too. Check out the schedule and get tickets below.
Instagram of the Month
Four people stand in the library at Star Learning Center holding a framed certificate reading Thank You Volunteers
Our Star Learning Center celebrated National Volunteer Week last week with just a few of its amazing volunteer tutors! These four have been with the program for more than five years, helping children from underserved communities overcome barriers to learning and succeed in school.