The 3rd Annual Ed Gordon Lecture Featuring Sonia Nieto In Harlem

sonia-nieto_-8-615x320As part of the 3rd Annual Edmund Gordon Lecture professor Sonia Nieto reflects on her life as a teacher, curriculum developer, mentor, ethnic studies instructor, researcher, and professor of teacher educator. Continue Reading →

Riverside Church And Grant’s Tomb, Harlem, NY, 1930 (updated)

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Riverside Church and Grant’s Tomb (right) looking south on 121st Street and Riverside Drive in Harlem, New York, 1910 1930. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Columbia First U.S. University To Prison Divest

columbiaprisondivestWest Harlem-based Columbia University has become the first college in the United States to divest from private prison companies, following a student activist campaign. Continue Reading →

Disrupt Harlem PitchTank Competition In Harlem

disrupt harlemOn Tuesday, September 22, 2015, the Harlem Business Alliance (HBA) leadership, HBA members, elected officials, lenders and entrepreneurs will gather together at the Harlem Hospital Mural Pavilion for Disrupt Harlem 2015, sponsored by Columbia University, Verizon, City National Bank and the Harlem Community Development Corporation. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Grange, Alexander Hamilton’s Home In Harlem

C39574C5-155D-451F-67464DB29EB1DAD8-largeHamilton Grange National Memorial is a National Park Service site in St. Nicholas Park, New York City that preserves the relocated home of U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Continue Reading →

Morningside Lights Lantern-Building Workshops

8d1149c1-dec1-4391-bfa3-e07a0eb9bce0From Saturday, September 19 through Friday, September 25, daily lantern-building workshops will take place at Miller Theatre at Columbia University, Broadway and 116th Street. Participants are invited to put their creative skills to use while building illuminated lanterns and fantastical sculptures. Continue Reading →

Morningside Lights 2015 And Common Ground Festival To Illuminate West Harlem

health and wellnessThe 4th annual Morningside Lights, presented by the Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre at Columbia University, kicks off on Saturday, September 19 with the theme NEW YORK NOCTURNE. Continue Reading →