Mayor de Blasio And Philanthropic Community Announces Summer Bridge Program For Teens

Mayor de Blasio today announced SYEP Summer Bridge 2020, a $51M public-private partnership that will provide constructive engagement and enrichment activities to keep 35,000 New York City youth active and productive this summer. Continue Reading →

Legendary Soprano Jessye Norman’s “Sissieretta Jones: Call Her By Her Name!” Gets Funding

Woke Up Famous, LLC, has been awarded the second of two special grants by the Ford Foundation to develop the late legendary soprano Miss Jessye Norman’s (1945-2019) passion project, “Sissieretta Jones: Call Her By Her Name!” Continue Reading →

All Star Code Adds New Ambassadors To Drive National Awareness Of Diversity In The Technology Industry

Harlem fave the All Star Code (ASC), a leading nonprofit organization creating economic opportunity for boys and young men of color (BYMOC) by helping them develop the tools they need to succeed in a technological world, has added two renowned business leaders to its Ambassador program. Continue Reading →

The 2018 Social Enterprise Conference, Capital For Good At Columbia in Harlem

The business and investor community once questioned whether it could afford to prioritize social impact. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Thelma Golden And Others Honor Ailey Founder On 60th Anniversary

When Alvin Ailey and a small group of African-American modern dancers first took the stage in 1958, appearing at New York City’s 92nd Street Y, the engagement was for one night only—but it turned out to be the start of a new era in the performing arts. Continue Reading →

de Blasio And Abeywardena NYC To Be First City To Publish Global Sustainable Development Goals

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs Penny Abeywardena today announced that New York City will publish its progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals. Continue Reading →