Submit Your Workshop Proposal For The 2016 Just Food Conference in Harlem

just food conference 2016Dear Harlem Just Food Supporters, 2016 Just Food Conference, which will be held Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Teachers College, Columbia University, in partnership with the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy.

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Elseah W. Chea Installed New President for Their Community Association

Elseah W. CheaMembers of the Liberian Community Association in New York City unanimously welcomed as President, Elseah W. Chea, an Ivy grad, a college professor, and a newspaper publisher at their monthly meeting today, with his swearing-in presided over by Presidential Advisor and former Interim President Dr. Felicia Lamptey, and the Union of Liberians Associations in the Americas Vice-President-elect, Mr. Vamba Fofana.  Continue Reading →

The 3rd Annual Ed Gordon Lecture Featuring Sonia Nieto In Harlem

sonia-nieto_-8-615x320As part of the 3rd Annual Edmund Gordon Lecture professor Sonia Nieto reflects on her life as a teacher, curriculum developer, mentor, ethnic studies instructor, researcher, and professor of teacher educator. Continue Reading →

Colloquia Series With Dr. Jamila Lyiscott At Teachers College In Harlem

Jamila-Lyiscott-Jamila Lyiscott recently received her Ph.D. at Teachers College, Columbia University where her work focuses on the education of the African Diaspora. Dr. Lyiscott’s scholarship and activism work together to prepare educators for sustaining diversity in the classroom, empower youth, and explore, assert, and defend the value of Black life. Continue Reading →

NYU’s Dr. Suzanne C. Carothers At The Harlem Adult Education Conference

hqdefaultDr. Suzanne C. Carothers is the key note speaker at the Total Equity Now’s Harlem Adult Education Conference on May 1st, 2015 at Teachers College, Columbia University in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Basil Smikle Jr., New Ex. Director Of State Dem Party

basilFormer Gov. David Paterson, the chairman of the New York State Democratic Party, announced today that Basil Smikle Jr., a top Democratic consultant, will become the new executive director of the party. Continue Reading →

Morningside Heights

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Morningside Heights is a neighborhood of the Borough of Manhattan in New York City and is chiefly known as the home of institutions such as Columbia University, Teachers College, Barnard College, the Manhattan School of Music, Bank Street College of Education, “Grant’s Tomb”, the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, the Riverside Church, the Broadway Presbyterian Church, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Interchurch Center and St. Luke’s Hospital. Because of the number of educational institutions in the neighborhood, its nickname is the Academic Acropolis. Continue Reading →