Dickinson Posse 15
Dickinson Posse 15

New York

Est. 1989

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To date, New York Scholars have won $367.3 million scholarship dollars from New York partner colleges and universities.


New York is the birthplace of The Posse Foundation thanks to one student who said, “I never would’ve dropped out of college if I’d had my posse with me.” A generous grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation made Posse possible. Since then, Posse has grown into a national movement, with New York as its largest recruiting city.

Posse is grateful to the teachers, counselors and community leaders of New York City, who help us identify incredible high school students. We especially thank our partner colleges and universities for their investments in the program and belief in the promise of Posse Scholars.

Posse New York Staff

Natalie Friedman, Director
Evan Bell, Trainer
Kaz Boschen, Trainer
Ernest Butts, Program Coordinator
Lorena Cariño, Trainer
Valeria Cortes-Rivera, Program Coordinator
Mikasa Famorca-Benjamin, Senior Trainer
Gabe Gaskin, Senior Trainer
Mary Oluokun, Trainer
Isabella Rogovin, Career Program Manager
Anthony Scrima, Trainer
Naomi Solomon, Program Director
Sofia Tomé, Program Director
Michael Williams, Senior Trainer

New York Advisory Board

Steve Gallucci, Chair
Iyan Adewuya
James C. Clark
Nicole A. Cone
Isabel Gomez Vidal
Chris Heffernan
David Kaul
Terrell Moore
Monique L. Nelson
Lee Ann Stevenson
Maggie Quinn Walker

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