YouthPathways

Goodwill® NYNJ Hosts NYC HRA Commissioner Steven Banks at YouthPathways Program in Brooklyn

Goodwill NYNJ Staff Mentors CUNY Team to Win $10k 2nd Prize!

Goodwill NYNJ Staff Mentors CUNY Team to Win $10k 2nd Prize! A team of students from the Grove School of Engineering at City University of NY (CUNY) won second place and a $10,000 prize in CREATE (Cultivating Resources for Employment with Assistive Technology), a state-wide competition that NY Industries for the Disabled (NYSID) sponsors annually. Goodwill NYNJ staff served as expert consultants for the team of students about the challenges that individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) face while seeking employment.

Goodwill NYNJ Recognizes 100 Individuals with Autism

Goodwill NYNJ Recognizes 100 Individuals with Autism

 

Nearly 250 guests joined us for our 5th Annual Autism Awareness event on Thursday, April 19. We presented Employment Awards to 40 program participants with autism who have secure and retain jobs and to 59 Day Habilitation program participants who have achieved their communication & independence goals. Also, we recognized six employers, who have hired some of our program participants, including CVS and JC Penney.