Harlem City Council’s Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Announce NYC Young Women’s Initiative

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoToday, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Finance Committee Chair Julissa Ferreras ,Women’s Issues Committee Chair Laurie Cumbo, and Women’s Caucus Co-Chairs Elizabeth Crowley and Darlene Mealy announced the creation of the New York City Council’s Young Women’s Initiative.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Group To Receive $750,000 Grant from UMEZ

CCCADI Gala Guests  Lloyd Williams Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce    CCCADI Pres and Founder DrThe Caribbean Culture Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is slated to receive grant funding of $750,000 over the next three years from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone for capacity building as the organization works towards their move to a new home in a renovated firehouse located at 120 East 125 Street in Harlem.  Continue Reading →

VOODOO, a Harlem Renaissance Opera In Harlem

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Morningside Opera, Harlem Opera Theater, and The Harlem Chamber Players join forces to present a semi-staged concert production of the Harlem Renaissance opera Voodoo by Harry Lawrence Freeman. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Members Levine/Mark-Viverito To Create Office Of Civil Justice

Melissa_Mark and levineThis week the Committee on Courts and Legal Services will hold a hearing on Intro 736, a bill introduced by Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and City Council Member Mark Levine to establish a new Office of Civil Justice. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And NYC Council Members Kick off Participatory Budgeting

Council Speaker Melissa  Mark-Viverito Holds Press Conference to Kick-Off...Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York City Council Members kicked off the voting period for New York City’s 2014-2015 participatory budgeting cycle — now the largest such process in the nation. Continue Reading →

HW Picks: Gardening D.I.Y. Workshops & Spring Events

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The Spring D.I.Y. workshop series is just around the corner – join the Citizens Committee For New York City for a free, hands-on, participatory workshop to pick up some new gardening skills. Continue Reading →