News

December 18, 2019

WHDC and Partners Launch Harlem Jazz & Music Festival

WHDC and its partners, Harlem Week and UMEZ, proudly celebrated the inaugural Harlem Jazz & Music Festival.

December 18, 2019

Introducing Columbia University Neighbors Hub

The Hub includes a new website, social media, monthly e-news, monthly English and Spanish bulletin and a twice-yearly printed newsletter.

December 04, 2019

Columbia Community Scholar Eric K. Washington Releases New Book

Eric K Washington released his new book and discussed it as part of the School of Professional Studies Community Scholars lecture series.

November 21, 2019

Uptown Artisanal Is Back for Small Business Saturday

Uptown Artisanal is a collective of small businesses and artisans from Upper Manhattan who banded together in 2019 to hold monthly pop-up markets in the retail space at 2878 Broadway. The original participants were all graduates of the Harlem Local Vendor Program at the Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center, and though the group has expanded, the HLVP especially, and the SBDC generally, remain well represented among participants.

November 15, 2019

Census 2020 Harlem Recruitment Day a Success

On Wednesday, November 13, Columbia University and the Office of Government and Community Affairs partnered with the Office of Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Manhattan Community Board 9, the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem, The City College of New York, and the New York Public Library for a successful Harlem Census Recruitment Day. Recruitment officers from the U.S. Census Bureau were present at 7 Upper Manhattan locations to answer questions and assist with applications for 2020 census taker positions.