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Did you know…. 50,000 American youth are held in prisons on any given day?

When young people are taken away from their homes and put into prisons, they are more likely to abuse drugs, commit suicide, and suffer from mental illness. This hurts the young people being held, their families, as well as their communities. 

Harlem Word: Donte Taylor talks about children’s programs at the New York Restoration Project

Donte Taylor talks about children’s programs at the New York Restoration Project

Harlem Word: Donte Taylor tells us where to find some of the New York Restoration Project’s best Northern Manhattan gardens

Harlem Word: Donte Taylor tells us where to find some of the New York Restoration Project’s best Northern Manhattan gardens

Donte Taylor is the Manhattan Regional Manager for the New York Restoration Project (NYRP). In this article, Donte talks about NYRP’s the different Manhattan gardens that NYRP oversees in Northern Manhattan.

Harlem Word: Donte Taylor shares the history of the New York Restoration Project

Harlem Word: Donte Taylor shares the history of the New York Restoration Project

Healthy Tip of the Week (HTW) July 1-7

HTW # 189 Fireworks have become the main part of many celebrations, such as 4th of July and New Year’s.  The main ingredient in fireworks is an

You could help researchers understand how racism affects health

If you are an African American 18+ years old, living in Harlem or Bedford Stuyvesant you may be eligible to participate in a study on how racism affects health.  The Black LIFE Study will be randomly contacting households in the two neighborhoods in the Fall of 2011.  Participants receive $100.  For more information about the study, see the attached flyer.

Did you know…that you can be prepared for an emergency?


Did you know...that you can be prepared for an emergency?

What is emergency preparedness?

Emergency preparedness is being able to respond to an emergency in amatter of seconds. You could be directed to leave your home/apartment byan official or there could be a fire or gas leak. There are many reasons why you have to be quick on your feet in an emergency.

Young Leaders of Manhattan summer social today at JCC

Jun 15 2017 4:00 pm
Jun 15 2017 6:00 pm

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