Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Announces Nearly $2 Million Funding To UMEZ

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat announced a combined $2.48 million to the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone – UMEZ ($1.826 million). Continue Reading →


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Joanna E. Castro Talks 17th Annual Uptown Stroll And More On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

Join uptown’s Joanna E. Castro, Executive Director, of the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NOMAA) as she talks about the 17th Uptown Arts Stroll, global travel, her fave place uptown and more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →


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UMEZ Announces New President & CEO, Blair Duncan

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone’s (UMEZ) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Blair M. Duncan as the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service to begin his retirement. Continue Reading →


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