The New York City Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and the Harlem Health Advocacy Partners (HHAP) today issued a report, “Launching a Neighborhood-Based Community Health Worker Initiative,” highlighting key health priorities of public housing residents living in five East and Central Harlem NYCHA developments. Continue Reading →
The Rev. Al Sharpton discussed the race for retiring Congressman Charles Rangel‘s seat—using a weekly live address to endorse Rangel’s favored successor and to blast “political gentrification,” “new leadership” and “negroes you ain’t never seen before.” Continue Reading →
On Sunday, February 28th, The Barack Obama Democratic Club of Upper Manhattan and the People’s Theatre Project will co-host a congressional candidates forum for the 13th District of New York. Continue Reading →
Uptown Community Democrats announces the first candidates’ forum for the 13th congressional district. The Honorable Congressman Charles Rangel will not run for re-election. Continue Reading →
After two instances of harassment from police impersonators entering their building, tenants at 50 West 93rd Street on the Upper West Side are holding a meeting with advocates and local elected officials to learn their rights and how to protect themselves. Continue Reading →
Abyssinian Development Corp., the sprawling housing and social service arm of Harlem’s most influential black church, was cut off from $3.1 million in city contracts two weeks ago after it failed to submit three years of overdue tax filings and independent audits to the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, the Daily News has learned. Continue Reading →
New York City Emergency Management officials will visit Harlem on Tuesday, August 25, to discuss emergency preparedness, coordination, and planning with residents. Continue Reading →
This past Memorial Day, Monday May 25th throughout Harlem’s large historic as well as small and quaint parks, people gathered for picnics, an ice cream cone or just to chill out. Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem River Park, Jackie Robinson Park and Morning Side Park were filled with holiday relaxers.