CUNY Application Fee of $65 Waived For Low-income City Public School Students

mayor-de-blasio1Applying to college just got cheaper for some of the city’s poorest families.

Mayor de Blasio and CUNY officials announced Monday that the $65 application fee currently required by the city’s public colleges will now be waived for low-income public school kids. Continue Reading →

Harlem School And Street Artists Fight Education Discrimination In Our Nation

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With kids all over New York City in full swing of the new school year, an elementary school in Harlem is helping to make a bold statement against education discrimination.

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A Generous Investment From VH-1 Save The Music & TYLENOL® Brings Classical Music To Harlem School

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On Tuesday, September 13th, VH1 Save The Music sponsored the “Master Class” at Harlem’s own Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change.

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Harlem’s Children Zone Founder Geoffrey Canada Inducted Into The Crain’s Hall Of Fame

geoffrey-canadaGeoffrey Canada, from the Harlem’s Children Zone has been inducted into the Crain’s New York Business Hall of Fame. Crain’s honors business leaders who have transformed the city in their professional work and in their civic and philanthropic activities. Continue Reading →

“Between the Lines: C. Nicole And Vanessa K. De Luca” Talk At The Schomburg In Harlem

september15cropBorn Bright: A Young Girl’s Journey from Nothing to Something in America is a memoir that explores the meaning and shifting narratives of black girlhood and womanhood in a contemptuous America. Continue Reading →

‘When Sugar Hill Was Sweet: A Woman’s Work Is Never Done’ Talk At The Schomburg In Harlem

eslanda-talk-in-harlem1This engaging discussion will pay tribute to the dynamic women of 409 and 555 Edgecombe, some of whom history has been relegated to the background, eclipsed by the famous men they married. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Lincoln Center Education Launches “Think Like An Artist” Video Series

think-like-an-artistAs part of the celebration of its 40th anniversary and in conjunction with the National Arts in Education week, Lincoln Center Education (LCE), today launches a new series called Think Like an Artist. Continue Reading →

DDC Providing “Safe Routes To Schools” In Harlem And Northern Manhattan

image002A project by the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), in partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), is improving safety for students traveling to and from schools on the Upper West Side, and in Morningside and Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

The Fall 2016 Harlem Adult Education Conference (HAEC) In Harlem

teachers-college-in-harlemAre you a Harlem-based adult-education instructor, learner, program administrator, researcher, or advocate? Continue Reading →

Join Harlem Doctors At The First Presentation Of The Dr. David K. McDonogh Scholarship

docrotr eventJoin Harlem doctors on November 2, 2016 at Mist Harlem for a Scholarship Award Reception, where the first recipient of the Dr. David K. McDonogh Scholarship will be presented! Continue Reading →