Today Is The App. Deadline For New HCCI Apartments

f9809ad7-1cd5-4f61-9294-152c23aded22Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI) will soon have 34 newly constructed (studio, 1 bedroom, and 2 bedroom) apartments at 260 W. 153rd Street available for rent in Harlem, New York.   Continue Reading →

HCCI Honors Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King In Harlem

12410512_977257268979858_5643846681790144587_nPlease  join Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) for a special General Assembly meeting and Prayer Breakfast celebrating the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King on Friday, January 22, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 12 noon.  Continue Reading →

Join HCCI At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

594bac72-34a1-47b5-9a8d-a7325b4a0da9The Apollo Theater will celebrate the work of HCCI at its Coca Cola Winter Wonderland this Saturday! Continue Reading →

Lights Of Hope Treelighting In Harlem

hcci in harlem montage1On Thursday, December 10, 2015, the Jackie Robinson Park Conservancy, Inc., Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI), and the City of New York (NYC) Department of Parks & Recreation united to present the 18th Annual Lights of Hope Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Jackie Robinson Park and Recreation Center.

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Harlem’s Sweet Mama’s Serve All-Comers On Thanksgiving

sweet mamas in harlem finalStaff members are thumbs up for their work at Sweet Mama’s 689 Lenox Avenue and 145th Street in collaboration with Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement (HCCI). Continue Reading →

Free Thanksgiving Dinner at SWEET MAMA’S In Harlem

Thanksgiving Dinner at SWEET MAMA'SOn Thursday, November 26th Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) will co-host the 2nd ANNUAL HCCI/Sweet Mama’s Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway to feed needy families in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s CB 10 Rejects Bradhurst Plaza


It was loud. It was messy. And in the end, Harlem’s Community Board 10 decided against turning a short section of Macombs Place in Harlem into a car-free public space. Continue Reading →

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 →