Tag: 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 [...]
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 [...]
Click Image for Details **** President Obama has heralded the Harlem Children’s Zone as the conceptual foundation for his anti-poverty program and has vowed to replicate the HCZ model in 20 cities across America (video).
Prince Harry at the Harlem Children’s Zone ***** This past Saturday, during his second trip to New York, Prince Harry of Wales visited the Harlem Children’s Zone and participated in the 2nd annual Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic on Governors Island. Greeted by crowds of on lookers on 125th street Harry, second son of Princess [...]
A friend sent me a link to a story about a little girl needing a bone marrow transplant. All sorts of thoughts came to mind. I definitely believe in blood donation and know there is a definite need for minorities to do this more, but I’m still thinking would I really help out a stranger [...]