Harlem World Cares

Harlem World Cares was developed in 2012 and strives for the best social and academic well-being of Harlem youth. The youth engage in Publishing, learn industry skills, meet industry pros, participate in an active lifestyle and broaden life experiences.

The Harlem AIDS Blanket, where Harlem youth created paper collages based on the history and background of AIDS in and out of Harlem NY. Its especially important as young girls in Harlem were infected with the AIDS virus 10 times the rate for boys.

The program has presented programming in partnership with the:

  • National College Athletic Assocation (NCAA)
  • The Harlem AIDS Alliance (HAA)
  • Columbia University and Teachers College
  • Students from Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ)
  • Over 650+ students participated from Harriet Tubman Middle School

Over 200 of the collages were exhibited at Columbia University’s Art Gallery in 2015.

The work can be viewed at www.harlemaidsblanket.wordpress.com

Harlem Youth Publishing Empowerment, teaches youth the publishing industry. H. Y. P. E. aims to teach the skills of Photography & Video, Graphic Design, Production, Writing and Advertising. HYPE gives minority youth an alternative route to success by providing a creative avenue for individual and group expression.

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Here are some projects:

  • BCAL Spot at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn with students from the Brooklyn College youth network. Students worked in groups were trained to write, photographs and shoot video in their studio space at the school during the 10 week program.
  • The Beyond the Bricks with Danny Tisdale at Teachers College at Columbia University where we taught youth how to write, photograph and Video blog during the 10 week project.
  • IUME has partnered with the “I Have a Dream” Foundation, where we provide both graduate students and a space to empower students utilizing the IHADF model and curricular resources.

H. Y. P. E. takes its que from an early work with the Children’s Harlem Zone teaching and mentoring Harlem youth to become media professionals. Go to the website here.


About H. Y. P. E. was founded by Harlemite, artist, and publishing veteran who worked at Interview, Paper magazines, Danny Tisdale, in partnership with Harlem-based Columbia University School Of Journalism students. The program takes its que from Mr. Tisdale’s early work with Harlem Children’s Zone youth publication Harlem Voice.

Partner With Us

We partner to empower youth to seek professional and or academic success and opportunities, you will be helping to ensure that minority youth will have the opportunities to seek employment and education in fields that they enjoy. Want to partner on a project you would like to discuss? Contact us at harlemworldinfo@yahoo.com or Call 646.216.8698.


There are afew ways to donate, one way to donate is by purchasing goods at the Iris House A Center For Women Living With HIV, Inc., thru the Smile Amazon campaign HERE or you can donate is below