In A Community Known For Firsts, NYC’s First Proton Therapy Center Opens In East Harlem

Harlem is known for its firsts, from the Patricia Era Bath, the first woman member of the Jules Stein Eye Institute to Samuel Jesse Battle the NYPD’s first black lieutenant to Shirley Chisholm the first black woman elected to Congress and many, many more firsts. Continue Reading →

East Harlem STEM School Is 2018 STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant Winner

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) today announced 12 grants to address inequities in access to science and technology. Continue Reading →

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. Continue Reading →

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