Month: May 2015

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  • Candid photo of Kimberleigh Smith smiling

    Kimberleigh Smith is so VOCAL

    Kimberleigh Smith, our vice president of Policy, Advocacy & Communications, will be the 2015 recipient of the Joe Capestany VOCAL for Justice Award at the She’s So VOCAL Gala on Thursday, June 18th. Kimberleigh will be receiving the award from Dr. Mary T. Bassett, NYC’s Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene. In every sense of the…


  • David Lopez started HIV/AIDS work at 15 and is now our associate vice president

    David Lopez has been passionate about HIV and AIDS work from a young age. He started working as a volunteer at LYRIC in San Francisco at age 15. Later, he continued his AIDS education work at Project Bienestar when he moved to Los Angeles a few years later. When he came to New York City—after…


  • How a smiling face & a listening ear make all the difference

    Arleen came to Harlem United as a temp in 2006. For the past nine years, the front desk on the second floor of 306 Lenox Avenue has slowly become her “home.” Arleen knows how to hold down the fort and she does so with grace and her signature easy going attitude. In fact, she is…


  • Race. Jog. Walk. Skip. Shuffle.

    Whether you race, jog, walk, skip, or shuffle, we hope you’ll do it with us! You are invited to our upcoming community race around Marcus Garvey Park, as part of our commitment to encourage health and fitness in our community. No experience is required! (Don’t live in NYC? Stay connected with us on Facebook for photos &…


The front of a black tote bag with an orange Harlem United logo next to the back of the tote bag, which reads "There's some magical s#*! going on in here. - Jade, long-time client and peer." Underneath the tote bag images, is text that reads "Donate $25 and claim your limited-edition Harlem United tote bag!"