Lupita Nyong’o Day Declared In Harlem

lupita in harlemIt’s about time that Lupita Nyong’o had her own day in Harlem! On Tuesday, New York Congressman Charles Rangel and Harlem Arts Alliance Chairman Voza Rivers named Oct. 20 Lupita Nyong’o Day in Harlem, N.Y. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces New Homelessness Services

harlemless in harlemMayor Bill de Blasio today announced $12.3 million on homelessness prevention services to expand free legal representation in Housing Court and help thousands of New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis facing eviction or harassment stay in their homes. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Announces $16 Bil In Minority Biz Awards

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor de Blasio and M/WBE Director Maya Wiley today announced that from Harlem to Hollis were awarded $1,618,103,913 – over $1.6 billion – in contracts to Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises in Fiscal Year 2015.

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Harlem Rep. Rangel Returns From Africa With President Obama

8664bebc-c163-4b48-bc2e-14fa765d5015Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel returns from a historic trip to Ethiopia and Kenya in Africa with President Barack Obama. Continue Reading →

Announcement Of The Passing Of Vivian E. Jones

Vivian E. JonesDear Friends and Neighbors,

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved District Administrator, Ms. Vivian E. Jones. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill And Chancellor Fariña Announce closure For The Lunar New Year

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña today announced that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year in the official school calendar. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Keith Wright To Announce Bid For Rangel’s Seat

a-Rep rangelIn an emailed advisory on Friday, Assemblyman Keith Wright of Harlem announced he will kick off a campaign to replace Rep. Charles Rangel in Congress next year at a prayer breakfast in the Bronx on Saturday. Continue Reading →

The 5th Annual National Urban Health Conference In Harlem

nuhc5The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce will explore issues concerning healthcare in urban communities encompassing Obamacare, prescription drugs, women’s health decisions, healthcare insurance and even stress reduction with Tai Chi & QiGong at the 5th Annual National Urban Health Conference from Thursday, April 23 through Sunday, April 26, 2015.   Continue Reading →