2014 Harlem Mentoring Fair

mailTotal Equity Now invite you to stop by the 2014 Harlem Mentoring Fair and connect with amazing community-based organizations seeking mentors and other youth-development volunteers for the coming school year. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Solomon Northup Day Planned For Saturday, July 19th

Solomon-Northup-in-a-Sketch-from-Twelve-Years-a-SlaveThe 16th annual Solomon Northup Day, an afternoon of activities inspired by a powerful memoir of enslavement and eventual freedom, will take place on Saturday, July 19, from 12:30 to 6 pm in Filene Recital Hall at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. Continue Reading →

Touro In Harlem’s Tiffany Murray Wins CVS Caremark Scholarship

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“Witnessing the healing process fascinated me,” she said. “Like my grandmother, I wanted to be a healer, and I envisioned myself one day helping to cure people around the world.”

When she was a little girl growing up in Guyana, Tiffany Murray watched with wonder as her grandmother prepared traditional plant-based remedies to treat an aunt who had polio.  She remembers imitating her grandmother’s behavior, grinding Hibiscus flowers to make medicine for her dolls. Continue Reading →

Freedom Summer At The Schomburg In Harlem

schomburg in harlemVeteran Director Stanley Nelson captures the volatile months of the 1964 Freedom Summer through remarkable period footage and the firsthand testimonies of volunteers who were transformed by their time in Mississippi. Continue Reading →

Columbia’s Pre-Med Program for H.S. Students

hColumbia Pre-Med Program for H.S. Students 
We are currently recruiting high school students from the New York City area for the 2014- 2015 academic year session of the State Pre-College Enrichment Program (S-PREP) at the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.
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Starbucks Offers College Tuition To Harlem Employees (video)

starbucks-east-harlemThere are 3-4 Starbucks in Harlem, just as rising college debt is becoming a national issue, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced an initiative to encourage employees to get a degree – but there’s no guarantee it will work. Continue Reading →

On Top Of HEAF’s National College Decision Day

heaf drsft in harlemOn Thursday, May 1st marked the second occasion of HEAF’s Annual National College Decision Day Draft Event where over 100 New York City students announced their college choices. Continue Reading →