Over the years, Greg has spent meaningful time - & collaborated with a lot of groups - in New York. On a personal level, his favorite experiences include visiting Harriet Tubman's home in Auburn, receiving a private "tryout' with the Rochester Red Wings (AAA team of the Minnesota Twins), experiencing Halloween in New York City and co-hosting dinners for up to 40 people in New York City. On a civic level, his foundation funded a series of college scholarships for students studying in New York. On the professional level, the books & workbooks based on Greg's story have been utilized by organizations & schools around New York (i.e. Citizens Bank, GEAR UP, Capital Region Sponsor-a-Scholar) with their staff, clients or students &/or as part of their outreach efforts. The New York Giants have sponsored two essay contests based on the book for local students. SCROLL DOWN TO CONTINUE
St. John's University selected the book for a course for new students in their Education program & brought Greg to speak with them. The school also selected the book for its women's soccer team. Greg has done lectures for college students on other campuses (i.e. Brooklyn College, Albany College of Pharmacy). He has spoken at events for senior citizens in upstate New York and New York City. He has spoken at events for middle school & high school students in New York -- including a special event for the campers & counselors at Camp Smile in the Rochester area. He was the guest speaker at an event in New York (called Life After High School) for college-bound high school students. He has read his illustrated book (The Milkshake Man) for kids in New York. Greg has been featured by various media - including media based in New York like Good Morning America. He has written for various publications including an assignment for Columbia Law School. During the 2020 Pandemic, he collaborated on an activity involving his books and selected senior citizens in New York.