Tag: Geoffrey Canada

Young Professional Rooftop Fundraiser for the Harlem Children’s Zone

Young Professional Rooftop Fundraiser for the Harlem Children’s Zone

On July 24th, Young Professionals United for Change in conjunction with Triumph Group, as well as the Harvard Black Alumni Society, presents the 2nd Annual Young Professionals Rooftop Fundraiser for the Harlem Children’s Zone. The intimate afternoon of cocktails in support of the Harlem Children’s Zone will have a keynote address from its founder and [...]

July 22, 2010 | 1 Comment More
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
Depression in the African American Community: Healing Starts With Us — The Open Book

Depression in the African American Community: Healing Starts With Us — The Open Book

“The Open Book” explores the mental health epidemic of depression in the African American community: what it looks like, sounds like and feels like. Their aim is to alert, educate and transform individuals suffering from this illness who may be unaware. The evening opens with a screening of the Healing Starts With Us “Open Book” campaign [...]

January 2, 2009 | 0 Comments More