Joel Morales’ death hit our community hard. The 12-year-old El Barrio/East Harlem boy tragically committed suicide last week after experiencing bullying, teasing, and harassment. In this moment of profound sadness for Joel Morales’ family, the East Harlem community has generously banded together in an outpouring of support to ensure that the funeral and burial costs are covered. Continue reading
Robert B. Goldberg, D.O., dean of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem announced today that fourth -year student Noman “Nomi” Khan was selected as a “Local Hero” by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation through its Neighborhood Excellence Initiative. Continue reading
Founded by Helen Webber in 1958, East Harlem Tutorial Program highlights the past 50 years of service to youth and families of El Barrio.
There’s a way to get a trio of lively young women to forget there’s a movie camera around: Get them to talk about guys. Cheap guys. Guys who believe that the best romantic date spot is the McDonald’s around the corner.
That’s the setup for one early scene in “Up With Me,” an East Harlem story that will have its city premiere at the New York International Latino Film Festival on July 24.
The dialogue, it turns out, wasn’t even on the script. Continue reading