CPG Food Entrepreneurship Panel At Columbia In Harlem

Columbia_College  in harlemJoin Gourmet Club and CEO for the first installment of Food Lab’s “So You Wanna Start A…” Series. In this “So You Wanna Start A…CPG Food Business” event, we will be joined by an esteemed panel of consumer packaged goods CPG food entrepreneurs who will discuss in detail how they started their food startups, from concept to finished product.  Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Predatory Education and Subprime Schools – Hallmark of Success Academies

Eva Moskowitz’ Success Academies1By Bertha Lewis

As alluded to in a recent DailyNews editorial there is, indeed, a wind blowing against New York’s charter school movement. Continue Reading →

Submit Your Workshop Proposal For The 2016 Just Food Conference in Harlem

just food conference 2016Dear Harlem Just Food Supporters, 2016 Just Food Conference, which will be held Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Teachers College, Columbia University, in partnership with the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy.

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Rest In Peace Harlem Tech Man Hank Williams

15651910-3ebf-4d8f-89c9-86064eb05eab-bestSizeAvailableBy Danny Tisdale

Hank Williams, 50, was hospitalized for over a week while battling pneumonia and myocarditis, which can be caused by a viral infection of the heart. Continue Reading →

Chancellor To Recognize Teacher Excellence in NYC

Schools Chancellor Carmen FariñaSchools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced the fourth annual Big Apple Awards: Recognizing Teacher Excellence in New York City, overseen by the Department of Education in partnership with the Fund for Public Schools.  Continue Reading →

Ailey Dancers & Choreographers Teach Master Classes At The Ailey Extension (update)

alvin ailey dancer workshops1Renowned dancers and choreographers will teach master classes at the Ailey Extension in conjunction with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New York City Center season (December 2 – January 3).   Continue Reading →

Touro Students Run “Immunization,” Program In Harlem

Operation Immunization program in harlemTouro College of Pharmacy students recently participated in the school’s third annual “Operation Immunization,” a public health initiative organized by the approximately 70-member student chapter of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP). Continue Reading →

NY Urban Leagues Arva Rice Testifies At Common Core

Arva RicePresident and CEO and Harlem fave Arva Rice of New York Urban League was present to testify at Governor Cuomo’s first ever Common Core Task Force. Continue Reading →

Eartha Watts-Hicks Wins Columbia SBDC Business Pitch Competition

Columbia-CBS-Fall-2015-Pitch-Competition-2015 sliderAnother milestone for Eartha Watts-Hicks, owner of Earthatone Enterprises and Earthatone Books, independent publisher of LOVE CHANGES, and WEAVER by Miriam Kelly Ferguson. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole Talks To Stanley Nelson

Johnnetta-Betsch-Cole-SeriesIn a timely discussion, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole speaks with Stanley Nelson, director and producer of the acclaimed documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.

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