HHarlem Man Indicted In Beating Death of 6 Year Old Zymere Perkins

A Manhattan grand jury indicted a Harlem man in connection with the beating death of his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son. Continue Reading →

NYPD Find Dead Baby In Harlem Tractor Trailer

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An 18-month old toddler died last night after her parents found her unconscious and unresponsive in the back of a tractor trailer cab in Harlem, police told Gothamist. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Little Zymere Perkins’ Death Ruled A Homicide

zymere-from-harlemThe city Medical Examiner has ruled that the 6-year-old Harlem boy who died Sept. 26 was murdered, and his death was caused by fatal child abuse syndrome. Continue Reading →

Board Of Health Adopts Child Care Reforms Proposed By The Health Department

childrens self defense fundFollowing an increase in the frequency of inspections of low-performing child care programs, and the creation of a team dedicated to identify and close illegal daycare sites from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum New Exhibitions

Shani Peters, David Shrobe, Lauren Kelley and Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

Shani Peters, David Shrobe, Lauren Kelley and Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

By Udo Salters

On Thursday July 14th, the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling celebrated two New Exhibitions by artists Shani Peters and David Shrobe.

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Baby Found Wandering Streets Of Harlem

baby alone o street in harlemThe NYPD found a 2-year-old child wandering the streets of Harlem after she walked out the front door of her family’s apartment early Monday, officials said. Continue Reading →

5 Tips To Increase Child Safety From Harlem To Hollis

Gordon Parks - A woman and her dog in the Harlem section 1943As the weather gets warmer and people begin to open their window at home, the Health Department and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) remind New Yorkers that properly installed window guards are a critical safety measure to prevent children from falling out of open windows. Continue Reading →

“Sold” Screening, Help MIST Bring Awareness To Child Trafficking

sold at mist in harlemPlease join us for an exclusive one night only screening of “Sold”. Your ticket will include a 10% off discount at our restaurant for that night. Make it a dinner & movie night! Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Children’s Defense Fund NY Hosts Gala 2016

childrens self defense fundThe Children’s Defense Fund-New York (CDF-NY) today announced that its annual Beat the Odds® Gala, an event that celebrates students who have overcome exceptional adversities along their path to success, will be held on Monday, February 29 at The Pierre in New York City.  Continue Reading →

Join The Infancy Leadership Circle Meeting In Harlem

black babiesBringing together diverse professionals in local communities who work with infants, toddlers and their families to promote high-quality & comprehensive services and be-come the “Infancy Voice” within broader Early Childhood Initiatives. Continue Reading →