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The Lottery — A Film on the Harlem Success Academy and Charter Schools

The Lottery — A Film on the Harlem Success Academy and Charter Schools

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 [...]

April 2, 2010 | 1 Comment More
WEBCAST — National Urban League’s The State of Black America 2010 — JOBS: Responding to the Crisis Report

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.

March 23, 2010 | 3 Comments More
Parent Advocates Come Together at the Center for Law and Social Justice

Parent Advocates Come Together at the Center for Law and Social Justice

The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College/CUNY Conducts Parent Workshops EVERY THURSDAY To Help Parents Better Advocate for Their Children’s Education ***** The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College/CUNY (CLSJ) is conducting a series of workshops for parents. The workshops, which started in January, are designed to [...]

February 24, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Coalition for Public Education Meeting in Harlem

Coalition for Public Education Meeting in Harlem

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 [...]

November 29, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Help Put Harlem on the World Stage — Digitally — Vote For Us to Attend SXSW

Help Put Harlem on the World Stage — Digitally — Vote For Us to Attend SXSW

*** AroundHarlem.com — The Local Website with a Global Reach *** The South by South West (SXSW) Interactive Festival brings together the world’s most creative web developers, designers, bloggers, wireless innovators, content producers, programmers, widget inventors and new media entrepreneurs. It consists of five days of keynote presentations, panel sessions, and provides hands-on training as [...]

September 1, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Saving Our Sons — Celebrity Moms Share Parenting Tips on Single Parenthood

Saving Our Sons — Celebrity Moms Share Parenting Tips on Single Parenthood

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 [...]

July 10, 2009 | 3 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 20, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 20, 2009

Obama Targets Credit-Card Fees Paranoid Right-Wingers See Obama’s Volunteer Service Project as Sinister Plot to ‘Re-Educate’ Americans Struggling to Keep His Senate Seat, Dodd Gets Help From Obama Obama defends boycott of UN racism meeting Obama Hangs Vouchers Out To Dry Obama defends greeting Hugo Chavez Gift to Obama rockets book’s sales UC Riverside scientist [...]

April 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–March 11, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–March 11, 2009

Why Some Black Leaders ‘Hate’ President Obama Obama Creates White House Women’s Council Obama backs teacher merit pay, charter schools Obama calls violence in Darfur ‘not acceptable’ 50 days in, Obama juggles crises

March 11, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Harlem Educational Activities Fund Awarded $200,000 by Bank of America

Harlem Educational Activities Fund Awarded $200,000 by Bank of America

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 [...]

December 11, 2008 | 1 Comment More