Brewer Finds Few Pedestrian Curbs Near Accessible Subway Stations In Compliance With ADA Standards

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, with the assistance of the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York (CIDNY), released a report today that finds serious shortcomings regarding pedestrian ramps that are located near subway stations that are accessible from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

5 Ways To Lend A Helping Hand To A Family With A Special Needs Child

Families with a medically fragile child or children face a unique set of challenges. In addition to their regular responsibilities, parents and even siblings are consumed with ensuring that the child’s needs are met. Continue Reading →

10 Tips For Including Folks With Disabilities In Your Holiday Celebrations From Harlem To Harare!

With the holiday season upon us, it is easy to hold a gathering where all guests — with and without disabilities — feel welcomed, respected and have fun. Continue Reading →

NYC Mayor’s OPD And SBS Release Accessibility Resource To Assist Small Business Owners

The New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), the NYC Business Improvement District (BID) Association, and Public Policy Lab are proud to announce the launch of Empowering Accessibility. Continue Reading →

New Study: Philanthropists And Nonprofits Exclude People With Disabilities From Harlem To Hollywood

Harlem World Magazine works with some of the best Nonprofits and foundations in and outside of Harlem, so we know that Nonprofits and foundations are full of good work and good will. Continue Reading →