Dr. Darlene Williams named to the City and State Fifty Over 50 list

Source: Article - "The 2022 50 Over 50" By City & State "Some years ago, Betsy Gotbaum suggested to City & State Publisher Tom Allon that we were missing something by only highlighting younger New Yorkers with our 40 Under 40 lists. The former New York City public advocate and [...]

Dr. Darlene Williams named to the City and State Fifty Over 50 list2022-01-31T19:30:44+00:00

NEW YORK CITY NON-PROFIT OPPORTUNITIES FOR A BETTER TOMORROW DOUBLES DOWN TO STRENGTHEN WORKFORCE IN THE POST- PANDEMIC WORLD

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) reopens classrooms, welcomes new leadership, and announces GivingTuesday event to help communities recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic BROOKLYN, New York – October 19, 2021 – Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT), a New York City-based non-profit organization that has been serving youth, [...]

NEW YORK CITY NON-PROFIT OPPORTUNITIES FOR A BETTER TOMORROW DOUBLES DOWN TO STRENGTHEN WORKFORCE IN THE POST- PANDEMIC WORLD2022-01-22T17:31:12+00:00

ANNOUNCING OBT’S NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

OPPORTUNITIES FOR A BETTER TOMORROW (OBT) SELECTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, DR. DARLENE WILLIAMS New York, NY – (August 17, 2021) After an intensive search, OBT’s Board of Directors names Darlene Williams, PhD, as Chief Executive Officer, effective September 7, 2021.  For nearly 40 years, Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow [...]

ANNOUNCING OBT’S NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER2022-01-19T21:16:03+00:00

OBT TESTIFIES TO CITY COUNCIL CALLING FOR INVESTMENT IN YOUNG ADULTS

Testimony of Dr. Liliana Polo-Mckenna, Chief Executive Officer Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) Good morning. My name is Liliana Polo-Mckenna and I am the Chief Executive Officer at Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT). Thank you to the members of the Council for the opportunity to speak today. [...]

OBT TESTIFIES TO CITY COUNCIL CALLING FOR INVESTMENT IN YOUNG ADULTS2021-12-09T21:55:25+00:00

City’s Workforce Nonprofits, In Need More Than Ever, Face Their Own COVID-19 Crisis

Since coronavirus lockdown measures went into effect in March, the number of jobless residents in New York has surged: so far, the state has processed more than 2 million unemployment benefit applications, while the unemployment rate in the city alone jumped from 4.1 to 14.2 percent from March to April, [...]

City’s Workforce Nonprofits, In Need More Than Ever, Face Their Own COVID-19 Crisis2021-12-09T22:09:05+00:00

LETTER FROM OBT’S CEO & BOARD CHAIR RE: NYC BUDGET PRIORITIES

Dear Friends of OBT, In this moment of social and economic reckoning, we stand with our participants, staff, and partners as one with communities impacted by systemic inequality. We condemn unjustified violence which fuels protest and anger, and support peaceful protest to effectuate justice. We also recognize the barriers that [...]

LETTER FROM OBT’S CEO & BOARD CHAIR RE: NYC BUDGET PRIORITIES2021-12-09T22:09:39+00:00
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