Dining With Miss Lil: BMA 1st Annual Awards Reception

BMA Reception Organizers2By Lil Nickelson

Growing up in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem in the 1960s and 1970s, I don’t recall any vacant commercial real estate spaces on Amsterdam Avenue, Broadway, Convent Avenue or St. Nicholas Avenue from like 135th Street up to 155th Street.  Continue Reading →

HCCI Harlem Revive! A Community Day of Unity

Community Day of Unity 083On Saturday, August 1, 2015 Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. will present the “Harlem Revive!: A Community Day of Unity” at the Bradhurst neighborhood’s Jackie Robinson Park Amphitheater Saturday. Continue Reading →

Join HCCI For Their Developing Affordable Housing Panel Discussion

seitu hcci15Clergy members, trustees, board members, and other representatives of faith-based organizations interested in developing affordable housing are invited to Building on Faith, a morning seminar sponsored by Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI) and Goldstein Hall. Continue Reading →

HCCI “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner

Weldon & Rivers 1Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) celebrated its 13th Annual “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Marina del Rey in Throgs Neck, NY. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: The Harlem Congregations For Community Improvement “Let Us Break Bread” Gala

hcci1Photographs by Seitu Oronde

The Harlem Congregations For Community Improvement (HCCI) Inc. Board of Directors and the Honorary Dinner Chairs co­hosted the HCCI 13th Annual “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Dinner, on Thursday April 23, at Marina del Rey, One Marina Drive, Throgs Neck, New York. The Gala begins with a 6 pm reception. Continue Reading →