Harlem’s WE ACT Receives $1 Million For Environmental Justice Capacity-Building Grant

WE ACT for Environmental Justice (WE ACT) in Harlem has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Continue Reading →

“Gutsy Woman” Peggy Shepard Featured In Hillary Rodham And Chelsea Clinton’s Book

Peggy Shepard, co-founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, she is one of the “gutsy women” featured in The Book of Gutsy Women, a new book by Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea. Continue Reading →

Inwood Art Works Fall Fundraiser, Inaugural Grant Award Recipients And Film Festival

Inwood Art Works, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to create and curate professional performing and visual arts in the Inwood community, held its first Fall Fundraiser on Wednesday, September 25th at Republica restaurant and lounge in Inwood. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Adriano Espaliat Recognizes National Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

Today, Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espailat Recognizes 400th Anniversary Of Forced Arrival Of Enslaved African People

Congressman Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in recognition of the 400th anniversary of the first recorded forced arrival of enslaved African people to America. Continue Reading →

NYCEDC And DCLA Seeking Operator To Develop Immigrant Research And Performing Arts Center Uptown

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), today released a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for a nonprofit organization to design, construct and operate a new Immigrant Research and Performing Arts Center (The Center) in Northern Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Health Department Announces Drug Overdose Deaths Decrease From Harlem To Hollis

After seven consecutive years of increasing drug overdose deaths, the Health Department today announced a decrease in the number and rate of overdose deaths from 2017 to 2018 but cautioned the epidemic is not over. Continue Reading →

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