We’re Cultivating Entrepreneurial Mindsets…

Collaboration is the key to success and GGRF recently partnered with  The ShowingHearts Foundation and several Queens-based organizations and community leaders to co-sponsor the first annual YouthPreneur Financial Literacy Summit for teens and young adults.   The event aimed to ignite the entrepreneurship potential of youth by exposing them to an impressive panel of industry professionals, who shared their knowledge of business strategies and ownership, as well as answer questions from the eager and entrepreneurial-minded participants. The most anticipated part … read more


How Metropolitan Equestrian Team is Providing New York City Kids with Horseback Riding Opportunities

Equestrianism is a sport for both sexes but for the last few decades, there has been an upward trend of more females participating in the sport. However many girls, especially those from the inner cities,  do not have the means or access to facilities that provide opportunities for equestrian sport.  Recently, Ms. Jane DaCosta, Founder & Executive Director  Metropolitan Equestrian Team,  stopped by our classroom and shared with our students how her organization is helping students to overcome this barrier. … read more


Award-Winning Guyanese Author Natasha Deen Gifted Copies of Her New Book

A special thank you to writer Natasha Deen author of the upcoming young adult novel “In the Key of Nira Ghani” for her generous donation of 12 advanced copies her book to our students.   The novel is about a Guyanese immigrant who wants to grow up to be a jazz musician, but her parents want her to be a doctor or a lawyer. Book Narrative: Nira has always dreamed of becoming a musician. Her Guyanese parents, however, have big plans … read more