Harlem NYC Council Speaker Announces Oversight Hearing On Child Abuse And Neglect

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and General Welfare Committee Chair Stephen Levin announced today that on October 31st the City Council will conduct an oversight hearing examining how the City responds to allegations of child abuse and neglect. Continue Reading →

6-Year-Old Harlem Boy Struck Repeatedly With Broken Broomstick, Held Underwater In Shower (Update)

perkins-mother-andboyfriendAllegations of child abuse were raised to multiple agencies leading up to the death of a 6-year-old Harlem boy, CBS2’s chief political correspondent Marcia Kramer reported, as prosecutors said an autopsy showed the boy had several injuries. Continue Reading →

Family Of Special Needs Teen Allegedly Forced To Perform Oral Sex Sues City For $5M

Esperanza Preparatory Academy in Harlem1A sexual assault reported in April of a 17-year-old special needs student at an East Harlem high school has triggered a $5 million lawsuit against the city and Department of Education. Continue Reading →

MFTA Shopping Day For Schools From Harlem To Hollis

materials for the artsYeah, Materials for the Arts (MFTA) has invited over 65 Department of Education (DOE) Schools to participate in their Back to School Shopping Day. Schools of all grade levels from all five boroughs will be represented. Continue Reading →