Uptowns Marisol Alcántara, Adriano Espaillat And DREAMers Rally For DREAM Act

State Senator Marisol Alcántara, together with DACA recipients, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, supporters and DREAMers speak out at rally.

Mayors Office Host A Day Of Action Bringing Info And Resources To NYC’s Dreamers

Today, the City hosted a Day of Action on the DACA program, providing information and resources for New York City’s 30,000 Dreamers from Harlem to Hollis.

DREAM, Celebrate Opening Refurbished Field Of Dreams Through Grant From Scotts And MLB

DREAM, along with Major League Baseball and The Scotts Company LLC (Scotts), celebrated the newly refurbished Field of Dreams with a ribbon-cutting in East Harlem, New York yesterday.

Harlem’s Rep. Adriano Espaillat Statement On Urgency To Protect DREAMers From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and efforts by the administration to attack immigrant Continue Reading →

Washington DC: Black Benefactors Honors An Icon, Peggy Cooper Cafritz

The Black Benefactors are saddened by the passing of Peggy Cooper Cafritz, a visionary in the arts, education and philanthropy, and co-founder of the storied Duke Ellington School of the Continue Reading →

Thanks To Social Tech, Everyone Can Have A Mentor, Just Ask Harlem Chocolate Factory Founder

NY Post reports that then Marco Perry and Kathy Larchian started their Brooklyn-based product design firm, Pensa, finding a mentor was hard.

“Art In The Parks Active Open Space” Program Creates Eight New Public Art From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the installation of eight new public artworks in parks in the South Bronx, East Harlem and Central Brooklyn.

First NYC EMT To Contract HIV On Duty To Be Memorialized In East Harlem

Harlem’s Tracy Allen Lee gave her life caring for sick strangers and then found herself abandoned by the city she sacrificed so much for.

First Lady McCray, City Leaders At “Dreamer Dinner” From Harlem To Hollis At Gracie Mansion

Last week, First Lady Chirlane McCray, along with Deputy Mayor Richard Buery and Acting Commissioner Bitta Mostofi of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, held a “Dreamer Dinner” at Gracie Continue Reading →

Obie Award-Winning Actor Chris Myers Brings 3-Day Interfest To Harlem School of the Arts

OBIE Award Winning actor, HSA alum and Artist in Resident, Chris Myers present “INTERFEST,” a free three-day arts & ideas festival promising an energized experience for emerging artists and thinkers Continue Reading →

NYC Education Experts Call Schools From Harlem To Hollis ‘Failure Factories’

The NY Posts reports that there are the schools Mayor de Blasio doesn’t mention. At 32 city elementary and middle schools, the average English-math proficiency rate on state exams has not Continue Reading →

Harlem Activist Claims Exclusion Of Minorities And Women On Meadowlands Project

North Jersey reports that Harlem-based civil rights leader has sent a letter to the developer of American Dream Meadowlands questioning the level of diversity among contractors and subcontractors at the Continue Reading →

Silent Protest Art Walk Curated By Dream Hampton, Jamal Joseph, Emory Douglas And More

On July 28, 2017, the art world and creative community at large will gather in mass to silently protest fear-based prejudice and bigotry that has pinnacled across the globe in Continue Reading →

Rev. Sharpton To Focus On Trump During National Action Network’s Convention (Update)

NY Daily News reports that the National Action Network holds its annual convention this week — with an emphasis on action.

Mayor de Blasio And Others Combat Predatory Practices In Used Car Industry

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Council Member Rafael Espinal, Jr., Chair of the Council Committee on Consumer Affairs, Council Member Dan Garodnick, Chair of Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Espaillat Statement On DREAMER Arrest And ICE Raids

Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat released the following statement regarding last night’s DREAMER arrest and ongoing targeted raids conducted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Doc Film Celebrates Life And Work Of Community Muralist, Artist, Activist, Edy Boone (Video)

Beginning on Tuesday nights at 8PM, the award-winning documentary series America ReFramed will debut it’s fifth season on WORLD Channel with a selection of diverse films that highlight innovative and Continue Reading →