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Meet the Makers

John John C. joined the Make-Your-Job program in August 2016. By utilizing the skills he’s learned in using the Laser Cutter in the Makerspace, John has created personalized signs and has made money from his creations. He hopes to have his own sign making business and wants to someday teach

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Goodwill Launches Etsy Store For Entrepreneurs With Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 2017 GOODWILL LAUNCHES ETSY STORE TO HELP ENTREPRENEURS WITH DISABILITIES SELL THEIR PRODUCTS The Makers’ Market at Goodwill Etsy Store Begins Operations Jan. 31 Harrison, NJ – Individuals with disabilities who have faced challenges in seeking traditional employment have found new entrepreneurial opportunities at their local Makerspace.

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Goodwill NYNJ Institutes the Gerald Johnson Scholarship Fund

Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. has established the Gerald Johnson Scholarship Fund for students who exhibit a commitment to community service and actively participate and contribute to the betterment of their community. As a Goodwill NYNJ employee, Gerald Johnson dedicated forty-two years of his career to develop young community

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Goodwill Presents Performance to Reduce Stigma of Mental Health

Goodwill NYNJ and Village Playback Theatre will present “Going Mental: Stopping Stigma One Story at a Time,” an interactive performance to reduce the stigma of mental health on Friday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, May 21 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at The Queens Theatre located at 14 United Nations