HW Pick: Mosaic Literary Conference 2014

mosiac book conference2The Mosaic Literary Conference, now in its eighth year, is a great opportunity for teachers, students, program administrators, and parents to learn ways to blend books and reading into the lives of teenagers. Continue Reading →

El Barrio/East Harlem Residents Walking Tour (audio)

Recuerdos Del Barrio is an audio walking tour based off of memories from life long East Harlem Residents. Continue Reading →

Open Call for Artists & Vendors to Participate in La Marqueta!

mailA letter from Speaker of the City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito:

We are pleased to announce the launch of an open call for artists and vendors to participate in  La Marqueta.  Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Announces Revitalization Of La Marqueta

la marqueta in east harlem redevelopmentGovernor Andrew Cuomo and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced the revitalization of La Marqueta, a commercial and cultural corridor spanning 110 th to 125 th Streets in East Harlem.  Continue Reading →

More than 53,000 Artists Apply for 89 Affordable Harlem Apartments

public school“Developers for the space, known as El Barrio’s Artspace PS 109 and located between Second and Third avenues, fielded 51,313 online applications via a city website by the July 14 deadline, officials said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Street Renamed For ‘Young Lords’

young lords2NBC News reports that over four decades after Puerto Rican youth in New York City began their fight for social justice, New York’s Young Lords will have a street in El Barrio named in their honor. Continue Reading →

Harlem The Second Largest The Second-Highest Death Rate in NYC

crime tape in harlemThe biggest danger faced by New York teens is simply walking Harlem’s mean streets. Continue Reading →

El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 Calling All Artists

ps109may14b0a8860El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 Calling All Artists at the Silberman school of social Work/Hunter College, 2180 Third Avenue, at 119th Street (second Floor Auditorium. Continue Reading →