In honor of Black History Month, CERF+ – an award-winning non-profit devoted to supporting artists working in craft disciplines with financial relief, advocacy, and education programs – is shining a spotlight on the trailblazing entrepreneur and founder of SoHarlem, Janet Rodriguez.
A new report released today by the Center for an Urban Future (CUF) urges Mayor-elect Adams and the incoming City Council to create 10,000 new Black- and Latino-owned businesses.
The city’s community foundation has announced $7.9 million in grants to 58 nonprofits to tackle issues facing communities as they adapt to a post-pandemic life.
The Janus Property Company has executed a lease at the Manhattanville Factory District’s Mink Building, approximately doubling the footprint of SoHarlem.
SoHarlem, a cultural industry incubator, is a community-based social enterprise dedicated to strengthening the cultural economy and enhancing public spaces in the Manhattanville Factory District.
Harlem’s Janet Rodriguez founder of SoHarlem and others received the 2019 Black Arts History Makers Award presented by the legendary arts veteran, William Aquado at the 2019 National Conference of Artists (NCA) New York Art and Entrepreneurs: Bridging the Gap Conference.
The Young Atlas team is working with SoHarlem Designers’ Studio Apprentice, Noah Ortiz, on a new pop-up at SoHarlem in Harlem, NY.
Frustrated by fashion designers who fail to acknowledge that today’s average American woman is a size 14, Sandra Scott and Olivia Smashum left their 20-year careers as executives in the entertainment industry behind to create the clothing line of their dreams—smash+scott.
Community Works NYC proudly announces a second, larger-than-life “Harlem is . . . Healing” Outdoor Exhibition in Harlem.
Community Works/New Heritage Theater Group is excited and happy to be launching another round of Harlem is . . . Healing Dialogues virtual series on YouTube.
The response has been extremely strong to a new digital campaign by Community Works and New Heritage Theatre Group to celebrate local Harlem heroes.
By Carla Nelson On Saturday, February 15, 2020, we launched our Gleaning from the Masters educational service program.
Listen to leaders, legends and trailblazers Janet Rodriguez and Henry A. Smith talk So Harlem Holiday Shop, the renaissance of artisanal culture in Harlem and more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show.
Join sewing instructor, Henry Alfonsa Smith (center) who is an accomplished custom tailor, founder of The Man Henry House of Tailoring and part of SoHarlem‘s Cultural Industries Incubator.
The Mink Building is a 110-year-old industrial site, once home of the Bernheimer and Schwartz Pilsner Brewing Company, and later a storage facility for mink coats (the name).