Past Event

Speak Up Harlem: Civic Engagement & Unity Festival

May 18, 2024
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library: 205 W. 115th St.

Join the Harry Belafonte-115th Street Library at the Speak Up Harlem: Civic Engagement & Unity Festival which will encourage and empower individuals to be involved in solving important societal issues. 

Attendants will engage in workshops, interactive activities, and panel discussions to expand knowledge on social, environmental, and political issues while connecting with local organizations.

To commemorate this special event, the library's staff has compiled a selection of books for all ages highlighting Harlem's cultural significance. Reading Recommendations to Celebrate Harry Belafonte Library's Speak Up Harlem Festival 2024.

Confirmed organizations

  • NYC Civic Engagement Commission (Hosting an information session titled People's Money | Saturday, May 18 at 12 PM)
  • The New York Immigration Coalition
  • Katal Center for Equity, Health, and Justice 
  • ECDO Forever Harlem
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Urban Upbound
  • Harlem Children's Zone
  • Community Board 9 & 10 

Event Contact Information
Chantelle Grant
[email protected]

Speak UP Harlem.