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OBT President & CEO contributes to The Center for an Urban Future Report

A report by The Center for an Urban Future (City of Aspiration: 150 Ideas From New Yorkers for Building a More Equitable NYC) includes 150 concrete practical and visionary policy ideas for what Mayor Adams, the City Council, and other city leaders can do to create a more equitable [...]

OBT President & CEO contributes to The Center for an Urban Future Report2022-09-29T14:58:20+00:00

OBT’s First COVID-19 Test Giveaway

OBT hosted our first COVID-19 giveaway on July 26th, and it was a tremendous success. We are grateful to our friends in Bushwick for hosting us and to the staff across OBT for helping us ensure 177 COVID tests were received by residents, staff, and program participants. We are also thankful [...]

OBT’s First COVID-19 Test Giveaway2022-09-13T20:17:25+00:00

OBT @ NYCHA

OBT tabled at NYCHA community, Gowanus Houses, where we supported Senator Brisport, Council Member Restler, Assembly Member Simon and other organizations support the community with a resource fair after an unfortunate incident at the beginning of July. We had an amazing time speaking with community members about our [...]

OBT @ NYCHA2022-09-13T20:27:08+00:00

NYCCLC – BROOKLYN’S GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY DOUBLES AS TRAINING GROUND FOR ASPIRING MASONS

Welcome to the Brooklyn classroom of 14 aspiring masonry workers: A 19th century mausoleum inside the serene expanse of Green-Wood Cemetery. The Bridge to Crafts Careers program offers its students a unique hands-on experience across a 10-week program where the participants receive training in masonry restoration and preservation at [...]

NYCCLC – BROOKLYN’S GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY DOUBLES AS TRAINING GROUND FOR ASPIRING MASONS2022-04-25T16:34:27+00:00

Young adults take up masonry training at Green-Wood Cemetery

BY REBECCA GREENBERG BROOKLYN PUBLISHED 6:00 AM ET APR. 21, 2022Your Content Goes Here Perched up on a wooden scaffold in Green-Wood Cemetery, Paul Deceglie is hard at work. “You really need to pack it tight," says Deceglie. "And then once you packed tight, you can come in and [...]

Young adults take up masonry training at Green-Wood Cemetery2022-04-25T16:36:24+00:00

Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery doubles as training ground for aspiring masons

By Ellen Moynihan and Larry McShane Article Published by New York Daily News   Welcome to the Brooklyn classroom of 14 aspiring masonry workers: A 19th century mausoleum inside the serene expanse of Green-Wood Cemetery. The Bridge to Crafts Careers program offers its students a unique hands-on experience across a [...]

Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery doubles as training ground for aspiring masons2022-04-18T23:02:01+00:00

OBT at the 51st annual legislative conference

OBT was present at 51st annual legislative conference, Hosted by The New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Caucus.  The mission of the NYSABPRHAL conference was to engage New York State residents of color into a dialogue about issues and policies that have an impact [...]

OBT at the 51st annual legislative conference2022-04-18T23:06:34+00:00

OBT College Access Program Update

OBT is one of the founding Community Based Organizational (CBO) members of CUNY’s Network for College Success (N4CS), which is a collaboration between CUNY’s office of K16 initiatives, CUNY colleges, and CBOs to increase college persistence and graduation rates. One of the most significant pieces of this work has [...]

OBT College Access Program Update2022-04-18T23:05:34+00:00

Dr. Darlene Williams, OBT President & CEO, Speaks to NYC Committee on Economic Development and Investigations

Dr. Williams spoke on behalf of OBT to the Committees on Economic Development and Investigations to discuss how OBT can help create a more equitable economic recovery process for NYC.

Dr. Darlene Williams, OBT President & CEO, Speaks to NYC Committee on Economic Development and Investigations2022-03-30T22:54:39+00:00

Dr. Darlene Williams, OBT President & CEO, Speaks to Committee on Youth Services

The City Council Committee on Youth Services held a preliminary budget hearing to discuss the fiscal plans for Fiscal Year 2023. As a youth service provider, Dr. Williams spoke on behalf of OBT to discuss how the pandemic affected our participants and to advocate for various investments to support [...]

Dr. Darlene Williams, OBT President & CEO, Speaks to Committee on Youth Services2022-03-30T22:51:47+00:00
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