Harlem Center Lost $500K Grant Because Of Program’s Success

161006_martin_jcrice_27_134596344The federal government cut off a $500,000 grant for a Harlem program that helped poor kids go to college — because it was doing too good a job. Continue Reading →

The Greater Harlem Chamber Of Commerce Celebrates Its 120th Anniversary

east-harlem sliderThe Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, originally incorporated as the Harlem Board of Trade on October 3, 1896, is the longest continual business organization in upper Manhattan and will celebrate this anniversary with a gala reception at Harlem Hospital’s Muriel Pavilion. Continue Reading →

New: JCC Harlem Brings Hopes And Dreams To Harlem

jcc-harlemJCC Manhattan is proud to announce that JCC Harlem, a new 6,000-square-foot community space on West 118th Street between Fredrick Douglass Boulevard and Manhattan Avenue, will officially open in January 2017. Continue Reading →

More Legal Services Available For Tenants In Harlem

Legal Services for TenantsA report from the Office of Civil Justice that was released this week showed a large increase in the number of low-income Harlem tenants who have access to legal representation. Continue Reading →

Rep. Rangel Attends Biopic “The Lion of Lenox Avenue” In Harlem

charles rangel in harlemRep. Charles Rangel and his wife Alma, and community leaders were at the historic El Barrio Firehouse Community Center on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016, for a screening of The Lion of Lenox Avenue, a documentary about the life of public service of Rep. Charles Rangel. Continue Reading →

Apply For The Rangel Congressional Collegiate Internship Program

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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

I am reaching out to you because I think you may know a College Student and/or a Recent Grad who would be a great candidate for the Congressional Collegiate Internship Program, and to let you know that seats for the Fall 2016 program are now open. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rangel Honored For Partnership Between NY And The Dominican Republic

1785f1be-4c20-4e63-aa58-efd94282199fOn Tuesday, July 12, 2016, Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel was recognized by the Dominican Republic Ambassador to the U.S., José Tomás Pérez, for his work in strengthening the partnership between the U.S., and the Dominican Republic, and supporting the Dominican community in New York. Continue Reading →

Rep. Rangel Launches The 13of13 ‘Share Your Story’ Campaign For Uptowners

fe95e0c8-5837-4200-a95d-345c6773a444This week Congressman Charles Rangel launched his “13 of 13” campaign, where he will be highlighting the stories of 13 people who embody the spirit of our district. Continue Reading →

In His Third Attempt, Adriano Espaillat Claims a Congressional Victory

thrid time a charmState Senator Adriano Espaillat claimed victory tonight in the bitter primary race to succeed Congressman Charles Rangel—a victory that, if it holds, will put him in line to become the first Dominican-American elected to Congress. Continue Reading →

Polls Close As 9 Candidates Hope To Replace Charles Rangel

charles-rangelNew York Congressional Primary polls are closing in an hour as the final New Yorkers place their votes to determine congressional candidates for November’s general elections.In Harlem, voters will decide who will succeed Congressman Charles Rangel, who is retiring after more than 40 years of service. Continue Reading →