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Best Company to Work For In the State of New York

Kathleen A. Riddle (President/CEO, Outreach) and Angie Espinal (Director of Human Resources, Outreach) at the 2015 Best Companies awards dinner.

Kathleen A. Riddle (President/CEO, Outreach) and Angie Espinal (Director of Human Resources, Outreach) at the 2015 Best Companies awards dinner.

Outreach, the noted behavioral healthcare treatment and training program with offices in Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island, has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for the sixth year in a row.

In 2015, the non-profit organization ranked among the top 30 companies in the category of

Kathleen A. Riddle (President/CEO, Outreach) and Angie Espinal (Director of Human Resources, Outreach) at the 2015 Best Companies awards dinner.
of small-and-medium-sized employers, those with fewer than 249 U.S. employees. Created in 2007, the Best Companies program evaluates and ranks the best places of employment in the state based on employee satisfaction and engagement, and workplace practices and policies. It is unique because employees’ survey responses comprise 75% of the ranking formula.

“We are so proud that for the sixth consecutive year, Outreach has been named one of the 2015 Best Companies to Work for in New York State,” said Kathleen A. Riddle, President and CEO of Outreach. “At a time when nonprofit agencies face increasing  challenges, we continue to thrive. Outreach’s Board of Directors, along with every one of our dedicated staff

contributes to a work environment that allows Outreach to maintain high standards of service for the people, families, and communities we help.”

The Outreach award was presented during the eighth annual Best Companies awards dinner at the Albany Marriott on the evening of Tuesday, April 21st. The Best Companies program is a partnership of the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM), The Business Council of New York, Best Companies Group, and Journal Multimedia Corporation.

Outreach is a nonprofit organization committed to addressing the issues stemming from drug and alcohol abuse by providing the highest quality of life-changing drug and alcohol treatment and training services.

If you or someone you know needs help with a drug or alcohol problem, please call Outreach at (718) 847-9233 or visit www.opiny.org. The organization provides help for teens and adults.

 

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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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