Influencers Turn Out for “Women For Hillary” Harlem Fundraiser (Photographs)

harlem1Last night, over 200 influencers gathered in Harlem to support 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Hosted at Harlem’s Lenox Saphire restaurant, the “Women for Hillary” event served a dual purpose of raising funds and encouraging voter education. Continue Reading →

C. Virginia Fields CEO Of Harlem’s NBLCA Receives Award From NYS Dept of Health

c_virginia_fieldsOn World AIDS Day, Tuesday, December 1st, 2015, the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA) received the 2015 Commissioner’s Special Recognition Award from the New York State Department of Health for its ongoing commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the state. Continue Reading →

Harlem Forum Highlights Inequities Facing the African American Community

community event in harlemToday, Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Democrats held a public forum at the Harlem Hospital Center to discuss the impact of economic challenges and persistent inequities facing the African American community in New York.  Continue Reading →

MNN’s Summer Youth Program Graduation

mnn manhattan neighborhood networkAfter the success of last year’s Summer Youth Employment Program at the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center, newly appointed Firehouse Director Zenaida Mendez saw an opportunity to build on a strong foundation. Continue Reading →