SYNOPSIS The Lottery is a feature-length documentary that explores the struggles and dreams of four families from Harlem and the Bronx in the months leading up to the lottery for Harlem Success Academy, one of the most successful schools in New York City. The four families cast their lots in a high-stakes draw, where only [...]
WEBCAST — National Urban League’s The State of Black America 2010 — JOBS: Responding to the Crisis Report
Each year The National Urban League holds a Legislative Policy Conference which provides an opportunity to raise awareness among the nation’s leaders and key influencers about the National Urban League, the work they do and the issues affecting the communities they serve.
Meeting: The Harlem/Manhattan Chapter Coalition for Public Education/ Coalicion por la Educacion Publica Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church, 65 West 138th Street, (Between Malcolm C Blvd (Lenox Ave.) & 5th Avenue Transportation: Train: 2,3 to 135th Street, Bus: M7 or M102 to West [...]
One Hundred Black Men, Inc. Eagle Academy for Young Men and the Eagle Academy Foundation Present Saving Our Sons Hundreds of parents, grandparents, educators, mentors and concerned citizens will be on hand to learn strategies for helping Black and Latino young men achieve academic, professional, and social success at Saving Our Sons, a four-hour workshop/panel [...]
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The Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) announced that it has been granted the Bank of America 2008 Neighborhood Builder Award. Bank of America hosted an awards ceremony on November 17, 2008 as an extension of their Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Neighborhood Excellence Initiative recognizing organizations and individuals who are working to improve the lives [...]