March 2022
How a Librarian Changed New York City

The winner of the Goddard Riverside CBC Youth Book Prize for Social Justice visited our Beacon After School program to share the spellbinding story of Pura Belpré, a librarian whose bilingual story hours helped turn libraries into multicultural centers.
Celebrate the Work of Older Artists at the Gold Standard Arts Festival

At Goddard, we know humans have a lot to offer at every stage of life. We're proud to partner on a festival that shines a light on the work of creative people 50 and older—including comedy, theatre, cabaret and film!
Give Through Your IRA!
Montage of diverse people of all ages with the words Invest in People Strengthen Community Entrust Your Legacy
Many supporters have expressed an interest in learning about ways they can build a fair and just society alongside our organization. Because it’s tax season, and we’re all thinking about our finances a little more this month, we are pleased to share a simple way to give that might just make a difference for you, too: giving from your IRA.
Just Say No to FOMO!
Were you unable to come to one of our recent events? You haven't missed out—catch up on the videos here.
How much screen time is OK for a toddler? Are educational apps really doing any educating? Catch this 25-minute conversation with Sophie Brickman, whose Baby, Unplugged explores the intersection of technology and kids and offers strategies for raising a child in a tech-obsessed world.
Upper West Side Congressman Jerry Nadler has held an annual town hall at Goddard since his days as a State Assemblymember in the 1980s. This year he updated us on Zoom about his work as chair of the Judiciary Committee, as well as issues such as student loan forgiveness and federal housing aid.
Instagram of the Month
The March birthdays celebration at our partner, the Isaacs Center, doubled as a St. Patrick's Day party! Thanks to everyone who came out to the Older Adults Center to enjoy food, photos, dancing, community and fun.