Participatory Budgeting Grows, But Not Everywhere

Gotham Gazette reports that in four years participatory budgeting has exploded from four to 27 New York City Council districts. With over 51,000 voters casting ballots last cycle to allocate a total of $32 million dollars to projects across the city, New York‘s experiment in direct democracy has quickly become the largest of its kind…

Health Dept., Releases Harlem Uptown Health Profiles

The Health Department today released its Manhattan Community Health Profiles, detailing the health of all 12 community districts in the borough. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please…

Yanks Manager Girardi’s Slugfest Against Hunger In Harlem

For the hundreds of thousands of NYC children who rely on school meals throughout the school year, the City’s FREE summer meals program provides much needed support.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You…

Salters Scene: Soul of the 90s

By Udo Salters The Rhythm and Blues Foundation, in honor of Black Music Month, presented “Soul of the 90s: An R&B Tribute” honoring Intro, Allure and Michael Bivins of New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe at The Attic Rooftop Lounge. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Marlon Riggs’ Tongues Untied At Maysles In Harlem (video)

Tongues Untied is a film essay by Marlon Riggs, a Texas-born African American poet, filmmaker, educator, and gay rights activist. The film, which Riggs describes as his legacy, celebrates black men loving black men as a revolutionary act. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I…

From Harlem To Hollis PA James Calls for Tripling Funding To CUNY

Public Advocate Letitia James today released a report recommending that the City increase its contribution to the CUNY budget for child care from $500,000 to $1.53 million to ensure that every child receives the care and opportunities needed. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

HW Pick: The 8 Annual Dance Parade and Festival in NY

Over 9000 dancers will participate in the Eighth Annual Dance Parade and Festival in New York on Saturday May 17th 2014, starting at 1:00pm – the world’s largest display of dance diversity.  Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails…

The World Premiere Of “LISSABON”

La MaMa in Association with New Heritage Theatre Group presents the World Premiere of LISSABON. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field blank.By submitting this…

“Little Sisters” Works In Immigrants Communites In Harlem

The LSA (Little Sisters) focuses on community outreach for immigrant and Hispanic communities in East Harlem funded by the Mayor’s Fund for the Advancement of NYC. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can…

Harlem’s CB 10 Assault on Safer Streets and Better Buses?

According to Streetsblog.org they say that with Harlem’s Community Board 10, there is apparently no such thing as a street redesign worth pursuing. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact…

Walter’s World: Dance Parade New York

By Walter Rutledge Dance Parade New York celebrated the rich diversity of dance on May 21, 2011. Since the first parade in 2006 the event has literally grown by leap and bounds to become an “only in New York style event”. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World…