Harlemite Christiane Collins Fought Columbia University To Preserve Harlem’s Parks

Sources report that Christiane Crasemann Collins was born in Hamburg Germany, and immigrated first to Chile and then to the United States. Continue Reading →

Join The Harlem Week 2017 “Hackathon” At The Air & Space Museum

Calling all Harlem space nerds! From August 1-6, 2017 immerse yourself in all things interstellar at the Space & Science Festival, hosted by the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Nonprofit Partners With Cornell University To Help Close Unemployment Gap

The nonprofit STRIVE New York has broadened its impact on urban youth unemployment by partnering with eCornell and local city organizations to launch Serve UP Harlem, an initiative to prepare 18- to 24-year-olds for career paths in food service and hospitality. Continue Reading →

College Students Spend Spring Break Building Working With Harlem Grown

While many of their friends are off at the beach or elsewhere kicking back this week, a group of Cornell University students is spending their spring break sleeping on a church floor, waking up at dawn, and getting their hands dirty. And they’re enjoying it. Continue Reading →

CUNY Names Vincent Boudreau Interim President For City College Of New York In Harlem

vincent-boudreauVincent Boudreau is the Interim President of The City College of New York in Harlem. His appointment, announced by CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, is effective immediately. Continue Reading →

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 →