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NYC Outward Bound Schools
29-46 Northern Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101
718 706 9900
718 433 0500

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    NYC Outward Bound Schools is a Finalist for 2016 Nonprofit Excellence Awards October 7, 2016

    In its 10th year, the New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards is the only award of its kind ​honoring​ excellence in nonprofit management among nonprofits in the five boroughs, Long Island and Westchester. NYC Outward Bound Schools was recognized alongside five other finalists: Jewish Board for Family and Children's Services, Neighbors Link, New York Peace Institute, Per Scholas, and The Children's Aid Society.

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    NYC Outward Bound Schools Named Seminfinalist for 2016 Nonprofit Excellence Awards August 2, 2016

    We are a proud semifinalist of this year’s New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards. The Awards recognize excellence in eight key areas of nonprofit management: results and impact, governance, financial management, diversity and inclusion, human resources, information technology, communications, and fundraising. Finalists will be announced in October, 2016.

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    MELS Achieves Rare 100% Grad Rate July 28, 2016

    MELS' first senior class achieved a 100% 4-year June graduation rate. This achievement is especially remarkable considering that MELS is an unscreened public school - only one other unscreened public school in New York City has achieved this between 2006 and 2015.