State Bags Explores Charitable Side of Black Friday

State Bags Explores Charitable Side of Black Friday

22 Nov 2018

The company has rolled its Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday initiatives into a cohesive program to benefit the Osborne Association.

 

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Osborne Graduates Celebrate Fresh Starts

Osborne Graduates Celebrate Fresh Starts

15 Dec 2018

On Friday, December 14, working with L+M's Director of Community Investment Samantha Franklin, we were joined by Bronx News 12 for our Bronx Workforce Development graduation. 

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Graduates Celebrate Pathways to Apprenticeship

Graduates Celebrate Pathways to Apprenticeship

13 Dec 2018

Two elected officials partnered with an organization to celebrate graduates of a per-apprenticeship program in the Bronx.

New York City Council members Vanessa Gibson and Fernando Cabrera joined Pathways to Apprenticeship’s graduation ceremony for their constituents who successfully completing the pre-apprenticeship training program. The graduates are now ready to start their careers in New York City’s building trades unions.

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Osborne statement on Jazmine Headley's arrest and the need to implement child-sensitive arrest protocols

Osborne statement on Jazmine Headley's arrest and the need to implement child-sensitive arrest protocols

11 Dec 2018

On Friday, 23-year-old Jazmine Headley went to a Brooklyn Human Resources Administration building to ask for daycare vouchers for her 1-year-old son. After a verbal dispute with a security guard, police officers forcibly—violently and chaotically—removed Ms. Headley's son from her arms and arrested her.

Faced with criticism over the behavior of the arresting officers, Patrick Lynch, the leader of the New York Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, asked: "when confronted with a similar impossible scenario, what do you want us to do?"

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Osborne awarded NPCC Key Area Nonprofit Excellence prize in Results and Impact

Osborne awarded NPCC Key Area Nonprofit Excellence prize in Results and Impact

06 Dec 2018

Osborne was thrilled to receive the New York Community Trust 2018 Nonprofit Excellence Award for Results and Impact at the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York Best Nonprofit Conference. 

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