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Below are some recent newspaper, magazine, and web articles and media transcripts which highlight Good Shepherd's recent activities and accomplishments. Click the headlines and read on to see how we are helping New York's vulnerable children and families.

Education Motivation

Two students from West Brooklyn H.S., a GSS transfer school that serves students who previously dropped out or were significantly off-track for graduation, tell their story through WNYC radio.

Education Motivation

January 28, 2014

Red Hook Transfer School's Cheerleading Team is Only for the Tough

DNAinfo was present during last week's cheerleading practice at South Brooklyn Community High School. Read the article, which highlights the school's first official cheerleading squad members' dedication.

Red Hook Transfer School's Cheerleading Team is Only for the Tough

January 27, 2014

The West Brooklyn Way: Getting In is Just the Beginning

WNYC radio segment offers a glimpse of the special attention and advocate counseling students receive at transfer schools, like Good Shepherd Services' West Brooklyn High School. The report is part of American Graduate, a public media initiative addressing the drop-out crisis.


The West Brooklyn Way: Getting In is Just the Beginning

December 17, 2013

GSS Transfer School Program Highlighted

WNYC radio features our tranfer high school program in West Brooklyn Community High School, which helps students who had previously dropped out or were significantly off-track for graduation receive their diploma.

For Some Students, Just Showing Up = Success

November 27, 2013

GSS Board Member, Isaac Mizrahi visits Good Day New York and CBS 2's Eye on New York

Good Shepherd's first annual Spring Party is happening on April 27, 2011. Board member and event host, Isaac Mizrahi stopped by Good Day New York and WCBS' Eye on New York to talk about GSS and our brand new fundraising event!

April 20, 2011

April 24, 2011

Recent News Articles

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 Citywide Campaign to Reduce Absenteeism and Truancy

Comprehensive Strategy to be Developed for 2010-2011 School Year

June 10, 2010


Read the recent New York Times article on how City budget cuts could impact a Brooklyn community Good Shepherd serves.


Budget Cuts Hit a Brooklyn Area Over and Over

June 4, 2010


Good Shepherd is New York Family Magazine's favorite charity!


What's Your Favorite Charity? Your Choices and Ours.

December 2009

Too Old for Foster Care, and Facing the Recession

New York Times, April 8, 2009


Tackling the Dropout Crisis Comprehensively

Education Week, June 6, 2008


NY1 News New Yorker of the Week

NY1 News


City Effort Gives At-Risk Teens Crucial Job Skills

NY Daily News, April 22, 2008 


City Program Helps Thousands Finish High School

NY1, January 14, 2008


Mayor Bloomberg Announces the Successful Launch of 31 Anti-Poverty Programs in Center for Economic Opportunity's First Year

New York City Mayor's Office Press Release, December 27, 2007


Tuning in Can Stop Dropping Out

Boston Globe, November 5, 2007


Good Shepherd Receives Non-Profit Excellence Award

New York Non Profit Press, June 27, 2007


Stopping the Exodus

Time Magazine, May 14, 2007

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