Education: The Public Good or The Individual Good? A Talk At Columbia In Harlem (Video)

On Friday, March 24th, 2017, an education policy symposium held in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the NY Education Policy Fellowship Program at Columbia University, In Harlem New York. Continue Reading →

In-kind Space Requests At Columbia University

West Harlem Development Corporation administers in-kind space requests at Columbia University offered to the community through the Community Benefits Agreement.

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HW Pick: Langston Hughes’s Collection Of Rent Party Cards From Harlem

On Saturday nights in mid-century Harlem, the most raucous parties were frequently happening in private apartments, with admission between 25 and 50 cents. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Global Language Project To Host “My Dream Speaks” Benefit

Global Language Project will host its annual My Dream Speaks Benefit Reception on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at the beautiful Rubin Museum of Art. Continue Reading →

One Time Harlem Principal Accused Of Passing Kids Who Fail

This principal didn’t do his math. Tyee Chin of Flushing HS — a cornerstone of Mayor de Blasio’s limping Renewal Schools program — demands that teachers aim to pass 75 percent of their students, or else. Continue Reading →

CCEM’s Health Reporting Fellowship: Call For Applications From Harlem To The Hudson

The Center for Community and Ethnic Media is offering a new Health Reporting Fellowship this spring for everyone from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →

Round 2 For Pre-K For All Applications Opens Today From Harlem To Hollis

Please let your families know that Round 2 of the pre-K application process is officially underway for families who haven’t already applied to pre-K! Continue Reading →

Diddy’s Taking Applications For His Charter School In Harlem

sean diddy combs (prep school)

If you haven’t heard Sean “Diddy” Combs, fed up with the failing education system, decided to do something and too matters into his own hands and founded the Capital Prep Harlem charter school.

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Student Sues Columbia University For Mishandling Rape Case

A Columbia University student is suing the school for mishandling two rape cases she reported to the university in 2015. Continue Reading →

KPMG Donating 1,000 New Books To Children In Harlem

KPMG’s Family for Literacy which seeks to eradicate childhood illiteracy will hold an event Thursday, March 23, 2017, to help to shine a light on the critical importance of books and reading, and get books into the hands of low income families. Continue Reading →