UMEZ Announces New President & CEO, Blair Duncan

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone’s (UMEZ) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Blair M. Duncan as the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer. If you care, help Harlem Continue Reading →

Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service Continue Reading →

UMEZ Arts Engagement Is A New Grant Program For Uptown Artists And Arts Orgs

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ) and the launch of UMEZ Arts Engagement. If you care, Continue Reading →

Rudy’s World: 2016 Annual Benefit Concert Hosted By The National Jazz Museum In Harlem

By Rudy Collins If you care, help Harlem World Cares, celebrate, educate and inspire the next generation of Harlem Youth. Thank you. __________ On Tuesday, June 14th, at the  2016 Continue Reading →

Nat’l Jazz Museum In Harlem Announces Gala 2016

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem (NJMH) has announced that legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes will be honored with the Legends of Jazz Award, and President & CEO of The Continue Reading →

Lisa Price, Marcus Samuelsson, Louis Johnson Jr. And More Honored At Harlem Business Alliance

Yesterday evening, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Harlem Business Alliance (HBA), a New York City nonprofit that services Harlem-based prospective and current business owners, hosted their 35th Anniversary Awards Dinner in Continue Reading →

Disrupt Harlem PitchTank Competition In Harlem

On Tuesday, September 22, 2015, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) leadership, HBA members, elected officials, lenders and entrepreneurs will gather together at the Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion for Disrupt Harlem Continue Reading →

Classical Theatre of Harlem to Present The Tempest

The 15th anniversary season of The Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH) (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director; David Roberts, Managing Director) continues with CTH’s free, summer, uptown production of William Shakespeare’s Continue Reading →

Harlem Group To Receive $750,000 Grant from UMEZ

The Caribbean Culture Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is slated to receive grant funding of $750,000 over the next three years from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone for capacity building Continue Reading →