Category: TAKE ACTION

2010 Breadline in NYC — Support the Unemployed

2010 Breadline in NYC — Support the Unemployed

Please join the 99ers, other members of the unemployed, their friends, family and supporters, in recreating a 1930′s “breadline” on Saturday, November 20th. We need to bring home the fact that the unemployed have been jobless and without benefits for far too long – and are starving. Saturday, November 20th! Thanksgiving 2010: No Feast for [...]

November 15, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Visionaries & Dreamers Weekend in Harlem with First Corinthian Baptist Church

Visionaries & Dreamers Weekend in Harlem with First Corinthian Baptist Church

First Corinthian Baptist Church (FCBC) is one of Harlem’s fastest growing churches with Pastor Michael A. Walrond, Jr. as one of its current leaders. Pastor Walrond has created Visionaries & Dreamers Weekend, a three day experience, to kick off a new long term project of the church which will allow members and people from Harlem [...]

October 22, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Take Action — Voice Your Concerns to the MTA About Metrocard Increases

Take Action — Voice Your Concerns to the MTA About Metrocard Increases

A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) was considering raising the monthly price of the unlimited metrocard to $130 per month along with overall price increases. Later on this month, they will be holding hearings to solicit public comment on fare and toll modifications proposed for implementation on [...]

September 10, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Take Action — Help Stop Child Sex Abuse in New York State

Take Action — Help Stop Child Sex Abuse in New York State

Harlem resident Andrew Willis has created StopAbuseCampaign.com to solicit help from the public in “ending the sickening law that protects child abusers” in New York State. Last week Willis and the Stop Abuse Campaign (a network of citizens concerned about the safety and well being of children) delivered a folder containing the names of over [...]

June 2, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Girls Write Now Needs Mentors — Especially From Harlem and the Bronx

Girls Write Now Needs Mentors — Especially From Harlem and the Bronx

Do you want to share your craft and work one-to-one with an aspiring teen writer? Apply to be a Volunteer Writing Mentor today! Girls Write Now is a community of professional women writers—educators, editors, poets, novelists, playwrights, journalists, literary agents, publishers, and more—on a mission. Since 1998 we’ve provided guidance, support, and opportunities for New [...]

March 30, 2010 | 2 Comments More
Take Action — Bail Out the People Protest on Wall Street

Take Action — Bail Out the People Protest on Wall Street

ON MARTIN LUTHER KING’S BIRTHDAY PROTEST ON WALL ST. FRIDAY, JANUARY 15 WALL ST. & BROAD 3:30 TO 6 P.M. BAIL OUT THE PEOPLE, NOT THE BANKS MONEY FOR JOBS AND PEOPLE’S NEEDS – NOT WAR AND GREED! “SAVE STUDENT METROCARDS – NO CUTBACKS – NO LAYOFFS” On Martin Luther King’s birthday, let’s open 2010 [...]

January 11, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Take Action — Support the Lawyers Who Support Our Communities

Take Action — Support the Lawyers Who Support Our Communities

The New York State Senate is having a hearing at NYU law school on December 9th to discuss funding for civil legal servants. These are the lawyers who fight for immigrants rights in NYC, to secure back pay and unpaid unemployment benefits, housing attorneys battling Harlem slumlords on behalf of low-income tenants and lawyers opposing [...]

November 27, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Become a Mentor With Harlem CARES

Become a Mentor With Harlem CARES

(L to R) Stephen Powell, Executive Director, Mentoring USA; Susan L. Taylor, Founder, National CARES Mentoring Movement and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Essence Magazine; Pastor Charles D. Eatman, Sr., Mt. Pleasant Community Church and Director and Principal, Mt. Pleasant Christian Academy; Rochelle Hill, Co-Chairperson, Harlem CARES; and Aarian Pope-Punter, Recruitment Manager, Mentoring USA (Photo: Samir Amami/New [...]

September 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Help Save A Generation — Mentor a Kid

Help Save A Generation — Mentor a Kid

Why Mentor? Because our children are in a state of emergency… Of all Black fourth-graders, 58% are functionally illiterate. In some cities, 80% of our boys drop out before finishing high school. Every day 1,000 Black children are arrested. 1 in every 8 African American males ages 25-29 is incarcerated. The number one cause of [...]

August 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Harlem Week Blood Drive

Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Harlem Week Blood Drive

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August 11, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Take Action — Help Your Favorite Harlem Non-Profit Gain Exposure for Their Good Deeds

Take Action — Help Your Favorite Harlem Non-Profit Gain Exposure for Their Good Deeds

The Double 7 Foundation is giving away a FREE marketing campaign valued at $25,000 to NY/NJ/CT non-profits. Their customized new media initiatives illustrate the benefits that a non-profit adds to its community while serving as the catalyst needed to reach as many people as possible with a message of change.

July 28, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Take Action — Tell New York Senate Republicans to Sign the Bipartisan Operating Agreement

Take Action — Tell New York Senate Republicans to Sign the Bipartisan Operating Agreement

The other day I told you about the stand still in the New York State Senate and Governor Paterson’s special meeting to try to get legislation passed. The Citizen Action Center of New York is asking people to send a message to the Senate Republicans to sign a bipartisan operating agreement that will pass bills [...]

June 29, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Organizing for America’s Harlem Sub-Group Health Care Reform Canvassing Event

Organizing for America’s Harlem Sub-Group Health Care Reform Canvassing Event

Organizing for America, the volunteer organization created by President Obama is having an event to support the president’s health care agenda for affordable, quality health care in Harlem. They are looking for volunteers to help. In recognition of NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY, they are hosting a FREE health clinic that will include HIV, STD, TB, [...]

June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Take Action — Help Bail Out The People Protest Foreclosed Home Auction

Take Action — Help Bail Out The People Protest Foreclosed Home Auction

Sunday, June 7th, 11:00 am In front of the Grand Hyatt Hotel 109 E 42 Street Between Park and Lexington in Manhattan ==== * No more foreclosed home auctions * * No more foreclosures and evictions * * Demand a moratorium on foreclosures and evictions * ==== According to the Bail Out the People, “The [...]

June 5, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Take Action — Police Accountability Petition by Voters Anonymous

Take Action — Police Accountability Petition by Voters Anonymous

Voters Anonymous is a Political Education and Research Organization who’s mission is to conduct voter education and registration activities at the grassroots level by targeting high school and college students. They also educate and inform citizens in general and voters in particular about issues and policies which disproportionately impact the inner city, urban centers and [...]

June 3, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Al Sharpton Holds Rally at the National Action Network to Protest Police Shooting

Al Sharpton Holds Rally at the National Action Network to Protest Police Shooting

Reverend Al Sharpton will be holding a Rally at the National Action Network to protest the recent police shooting of off duty officer Omar J. Edwards. Edwards, a black officer in plain-clothes was shot and killed by a white officer after he was mistaken for a criminal. Sharpton said that he and members of the [...]

May 29, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Sister Soldier Project

Sister Soldier Project

Myraline Morris Whitaker founded the Sister Soldier Project out of her desire to fulfill a specific need for our Sister Soldiers. Whitaker found that critical ethnic personal hair care products, products important to the quality of life for these women, were simply not available through normal channels during their tours of duty in the Middle [...]

March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Stand With Obama — Upper Manhattan Day of Action

Stand With Obama — Upper Manhattan Day of Action

Click on image to enlarge. Location: Hue-man Bookstore Frederick Douglas Blvd. (Btwn: 124th & 125th Sts.)

March 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More